The Question: Assalamu alaikum Warhamatuallah wa barakhtu Dearest Scholar Nabulsi I would be very grateful for your guidance regarding engagement in the proper islamic way, as instructed to us by Allah. My son, Ali a 20 year old university student would like to get engaged. 1. What is the appropriate Mahr that the bride or the bride'sContinue Reading
Question: Dear Dr. Nabulsi, Why can a Muslim man marry a non-Muslim woman but a Muslim woman can't marry a non-Muslim man? Answer: Dear brother, Assalamu Alaikum, The answer should be: because Allah permitted the first case and prohibited the second one. The wisdom behind this is that when a Muslim man marries a non-MuslimContinue Reading
Question: Dear Dr. Nabulsi Is it permitted In Islam to get married on skype? Thank you Answer Dear brother, This kind of marriage is not accepted in Islam Best regardsContinue Reading
Question: Dear Dr. Nabulsi Is it considered dhihar if a man called his wife as (mum). Thank you Answer Dear brother, It is not considered dhihar unless the husband intends it by calling his wife like that. In general, there is no need for that. Best regardsContinue Reading
Question: Dear Dr. Nabulsi I engaged a woman and I want to know if I can see her and what are the cases in which a man can see his fiance? Thank you Answer A man can see his fiance and talk with her with her parents' approval. However, when they agree to get married they should go for marriage contract because any meeting afterContinue Reading
Can I marry in secret without the knowledge of anyone and without written records?