I want to do nikka with a girl. can we go to kazi and get married.
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i want to do nikka with a girl. can we go to kazi and get married. will the kazi insist to bring our parents, and let know the world about our marriage. we dont want to disclose it now we want to disclose it after 2 yrs. i want minimum people to be present in the nikka ( not my relatives). what will kazi do? will he read nikka our enquire about our parents?
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Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 5 Surah Maidah verse 5:
5 . (Lawful unto you in marriage) are (not only) chaste women who are believers but chaste women among the People of the Book revealed before your time when ye give them their due dowers and desire chastity, not lewdness nor secret intrigues. If anyone rejects faith fruitless is his work and in the Hereafter he will be in the ranks of those who have lost (all spiritual good).
Beloved Brother, the guidance of Islam Commands and Demands that the believers marry desiring chastity, not lewdness and secret intrigues! It is only those who are inclined towards the heinous and abomination of the evil of zina who develop lewd and secret intrigues; for the sacred institution of marriage in Islam is a public affair whereby one is guided and commanded to openly declare ones sacred association of marriage to the society one lives in by offering the walima or marriage banquet or feast.
Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 8.395 Narrated by Anas
The Prophet (saws) seeing a yellow mark (of perfume) on the clothes of 'Abdur-Rahman bin 'Auf, said, "What about you?" 'Abdur-Rahman replied, "I have married a woman with a Mahr of gold equal to a date-stone." The Prophet (saws) said, "May Allah bestow His Blessing on you (in your marriage). Give a wedding banquet, (Walima) even with one sheep."
For a marriage or nikaah to be lawful and acceptable in the Sight of Shariah Law and of Allah Subhanah, the following four absolutely obligatory conditions of an Islamic nikaah have to fulfilled:
- Proposal by one party and acceptance by the other.
- The determination of mehr for the bride.
- The availability of at least two witnesses to the marriage contract.
- The consent of the parents/guardians of the bride to the marriage contract.
Your Question: ..what will kazi do? will he read nikka our enquire about our parents?
A good, pious, God-fearing Qaadhi should indeed insist on making sure all the obligatory requirements of an Islamic Nikaah are honorably fulfilled. If the Qaadhi conspires with the people and helps them to arrange their secret wedding, he would be in violation of the Laws of Allah Subhanah and will hold his appropriate share of the burden of the blame and sin in the Court of The Lord Most Majestic.
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Your brother and well wisher in Islam,