A short wedding checklist

The aim of this is to make sure that you’ve got at least the very basics of planning a wedding covered before you take the leap to marriage. You can always look at the Long Wedding Checklist to …

9 general wedding tips

There are plenty of things to consider in wedding planning and arrangement. These are a few things which are either unknown or forgotten: 1. Invite the poor According to one Hadith, the worst meal is …

Mothers Advice to her bride daughter

This advice was given to Umm Ayas Bint Awf Bin Muslim ash-Shaybani by her mother Umamah Bint al-Harith shortly before her wedding. “O my daughter! If the advice were to be left off the virtuous and we…

Key Advice for the Newly Wed

It is common for scholars and teachers to be asked for their advice on certain topics and situations. As Muslims we put a trust in our scholars and teachers as long as they are not doing anything agai…

The Honeymoon

For all those who believe that the first stage of marriage, also commonly known as the honeymoon stage is all about romance and lovey dovey stuff, here is a reality check: The first year of a marriage…

Parents During the Marriage Process

Islam holds parents in a very high status and considers ones relationship with his or her parents one of the most important relationships that one must safeguard. Allah has said in the Quran: Worship …

His Wedding Night Jitters

The myths surrounding the ‘wedding night’ are a source of anxiety for every guy or girl who has passed the age of puberty and looks forward to this special night. The thought of what would happen on t…

How To Have A Fun Wedding

The wedding industry, that beast of a machine, is built around selling you lots of PRETTY. Pick up any wedding magazine, and you’ll see page after page of dresses, centerpieces, favors, personalized e…

How to Choose a Wedding Venue

The two of you just got engaged, and that is exciting news! You may have parties with family and friends to celebrate so once everything has settled down a little, you can focus on planning an ideal w…

Divorce in Islam

Marriage, as prescribed by Allah, is the lawful union of a man and woman based on mutual consent. Ideally, the purpose of marriage is to foster a state of tranquillity, love and compassion in Islam, b…

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