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Marriage in Islam


is a legal for the certificate), between two people. Both the groom and the bride are to consent to the marriage of their own free wills. A formal, binding contract is considered integral to a religāj; aqd iously valid Islamic marriage, and outlines the rights and responsibilities of the groom and bride. There must be two Muslim witnesses of the marriage contract. Divorce (Arabic: Talaq) can be effected through husband or through khula is permitted and can be issued by both the bride and groom with equal rights as per Islamic laws and Shariah.[1]

In addition to the usual marriage until death or divorce, there is a different fixed-term marriage known aswhich usually amount to the wife waiving her right to sustenance from her husband.[citation needed]

Nikah (the term for Islamic marriage) literally means "sexual intercourse."[2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9] Islam is totally opposed to monasticism and celibacy.[10] Marriage is an act of Sunnah in Islam and is strongly recommended