Hindu married to muslim annul?
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As Salaam Aleikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. (May Allah's Peace, Mercy and Blessings be upon all of you)
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Assallaamu Alaykum Wa Rahmatullaahi Wa Barakaatuhu Dear Brother, One of my friends who is a muslim married a hindu boy. It was a registered marriage. And were together for a month or so. When her parents came to know this, they annulled it and brought her back to thier place. However she feels she had married with Allah has a witness and consider herself still married. And awaits for the boy to embrace islam for which he is not willing. Saying if Allah wills anything is possible and begs forgiveness from Him for doing things without knowing the truth. And she is not agreeing to marry else where. Can you please tell what should she do now in this scenario. I appreciate your help. Khudahafiz,
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Hindu married to muslim annul?
In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is no one (no idol, no person, no grave, no prophet, no imam, no dai, nobody!) worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad(saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 2 Surah Baqarah verse 221:Do not marry mushrik women unless they believe. A slave woman who believes is better than a free woman who does not believe, even though the latter may appear very attractive to you. Likewise, do not wed your women to mushrik men, unless they believe. A slave man who believes, is better than a free man who does not believe, even though he may be very pleasing to you. These mushriks invite you to the Fire while Allah, by His Grace, invites you to the Gardens and His Pardon. He makes His Revelations plain to the people so that they should learn a lesson, and follow the admonition.
It is absolutely impermissible for a believer, whether man or woman, to marry a mushrik (Hindu, Sikh, Budhist, etc.) in the sight of Shariah, unless they believe. If one marries a Hindu, that marriage will not be recognized as legal, and in the sight of Shariah it will be considered null and void.
What your friend has done in ignorance is indeed a grave sin in Islam, and she should immediately turn to her Merciful Lord and seek sincere repentance and forgiveness.
If the Hindu boy she likes refuses to convert to Islam, it would be absolutely impermissible for her to marry him. Her registered marriage to the Hindu boy is null and void, and she is free to marry any believing man of her choice if she wishes to do so. Your friend should fear Allah and His Punishment in the Hereafter, and abstain from transgressing any of the boundaries that Allah has laid on the believers.
Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allahs Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.
Your Brother in Islam,