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Is it permissible to print invitation card for marriage.if yes, what is Islamic form.

as invitees,relatives or family members names are obligatory?


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There is absolutely no restriction in Islam if one wants to print invitation cards for ones marriage or any other legal purpose. There is also no harm if one writes the names of invitees, family members, etc.


Since the printing of invitation cards is not a prescribed duty in Islam, there is no question of doing anything obligatory with it. If one wishes to invite people through invitation cards, he may do so; and if one wishes to invite people verbally, he may do so. There is no particular Islamic form which one has to comply with when printing an invitation card; but one should stay within the boundaries of Al-Islam and not print any animated photos, pictures, obscenity, terms of shirk, etc. on the cards.


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