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I have done nikah (just nikah) in Saudi Arabia.

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I have done nikah (just nikah) in Saudi Arabia, and will do the rest part of the marriage in my country, so i should do the widaee as soon as possible or i can take time and i want to take time so that i can improve my finacial status (save some money)??


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Rukhsati later

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Dear and beloved Brother in Islam, it is also absolutely lawful and permissible if one for any reason wishes to perform the ‘nikaah’ at a certain date and hold the ‘rukhsati/bidai’ of the bride at a later date of their choice and convenience. There is absolutely nothing in Shariah which demands or even encourages that the believers must do the ‘rukhsati/bidai’ of the bride immediately after the ‘nikaah’; one may do the ‘rukhsati/bidai’ whenever it is convenient to them.


It is recorded in authentic and established Sunnah and the Seerah that the time difference between the ‘Nikaah’ and ‘rukhsati’ of the Prophet’s (saws) marriage with Hadrat Aisha (r.a.) was in excess of three years.


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