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Is there any specific month/day etc that we cannot get into marriage or all these are false notion

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Prohibited days of Marriage

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To the best of our knowledge there are no specific dates or specified days of the year prescribed in Shariah where it is unlawful or discouraged to seek marriage.


Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 2 Surah Baqarah verses 234-235:

234 If any of you die and leave widows behind, they shall wait concerning themselves four months and ten days: when they have fulfilled their term there is no blame on you if they dispose of themselves in a just and reasonable manner. And Allah is well acquainted with what ye do.

235 There is no blame on you if ye make an offer of betrothal or hold it in your hearts. Allah knows that ye cherish them in your hearts: but do not make a secret contract with them except in terms honorable nor resolve on the tie of marriage till the term prescribed is fulfilled. And know that Allah knoweth what is in your hearts and take heed of Him; and know that Allah is Oft Forgiving Most Forbearing.


'Uthman ibn 'Affan said: The Prophet (saws) said: "A muhrim must not contract marriage, nor help others contract marriage, nor get engaged for marriage."

Related by Muslim.


The two times where it is unlawful in Shariah to seek marriage are:

  1. With a widow until she has completed the period of iddah.
  2. When one is in the state of ‘ehraam’ for pilgrimage of Hajj or Umrah to the Sacred House.


Other than the above two times, a believer may seek to marry any eligible person if and when they will and please.


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