Is It Sunnah for the Bride to Remain at Home During the Nikah

Fatwa ID: 04423

Answered by: Maulana Nabil Khan

 

Question:

 

On the nikah day when the عقد takes place in the Masjid, is it sunnah for the bride to remain at home?

 

 

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

 

 

Answer:

 

Looking throughout the Sunnah I have not found any examples that indicate a woman staying at home during her marriage ceremony in the mosque as a sunnah. It is normal that due to gender separation that the women are separated from the nikah hall and permission is sought on their behalf by their wali (guardian), however, it is not a sunnah for the woman to stay at home.

 

 

Only Allah knows best

Written by Maulana Nabil Khan

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

 

 

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