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In Islam a daughter is allowed to marry some one without the knowledge of her parents ?????

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In Islam a daughter is allowed to marry some one without the knowledge of her parents ????? 

 

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Consent of wali in Marriage

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Dear and beloved brother in Islam, in a moral and righteous society that Islam strives to build, it is inconceivable and there is absolutely no concept that a believing woman, who sincerely fears Allah and the Last Day, would seek to marry someone herself without the prior consultation and consent of her parents/guardians (wali).

 

The absolute majority of the scholars in Islam are of the opinion that under normal circumstances the consent of the bride to her marriage is an obligatory condition of an Islamic marriage; but under some specific circumstances (like when the girl has accepted Islam but her parents or guardians are disbelievers, or the parents of the bride are deceased, etc.), the bride may appoint one amongst her relatives or one amongst the believers as her wali, or the Judge of the Shariah Court may act as her wali, and give her hand in marriage to the suitor.

 

Sunan of Abu-Dawood Hadith 2078 Narrated byAisha, Ummul Mu'minin

The Messenger of Allah (saws) said: The marriage of a woman who marries without the consent of her guardians (wali) is void. (He (saws) said these words three times.)

 

Al-Tirmidhi Hadith 3137 Narrated by Abu Hurayrah

Allah's Messenger (saws) said, "A woman may not give another woman in marriage, nor may she give herself in marriage; for (it is only) the immoral woman who gives herself in marriage."

 

Under normal circumstances, especially when the parents of the girl are alive and are believers, it would not behove and befit a believing woman who sincerely fears Allah and the Last Day, to marry someone without the prior consent of her parents/guardians.

 

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Your brother and well wisher in Islam,

 

 

Burhan

 


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