Category: Marriage & Divorce
Fatwa#: 25934
Asked Country: Saudi Arabia

Answered Date: Sep 14,2018

Title: Is there any harm in one getting married in the month of Muharram or Safar?

Question

Assalam u Alaikm. I want to ask about marriage in moharram or safar. I am living in KSA and and i will go to Pakistan in  moharram for marriage, before moharram its not possible for me to go to pakistan and after moharram is also not possible becase my feoncy family are in hurry for marriage of his daughtor. so please tell me is their any issue to getting married in moharram or safar in islamic point of view. 

Answer

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, The Most Merciful.

As-salaamu `alaykum wa-ramatullahi wa-barakatuh.

We make dua that Allah grant you all the goodness of a happy marriage.

In Islaam there is no restriction to get married in the month of Muharram, Safar or any other month. You may get married in the month of Muharram or Safar.[1]

And Allah Ta`ala Knows Best.

Hussein Muhammad.

Student Darul Iftaa

Arusha, Tanzania

Checked and Approved by:

Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

 


[1]

اللامع الصبيح بشرح الجامع الصحيح (14/ 311)

(ولا صَفَر) بفتحتين: هو تأخير المُحرَّم إلى صَفَر، وقيل: حيَّةٌ تكون في البطن تُصيب الماشيةَ والناسَ، كانوا يقولون: هي أَعدَى من الجَرَب، وقيل: هو داءٌ يأخذ البطنَ، فأبطلَ الإسلامُ ذلك كلَّه.

 

منحة الباري بشرح صحيح البخاري (9/ 21)

(ولا صفر) هو تأخير المحرم إلى صفر، وهو النسيء (1)، أو أن العرب كانت تزعم أن في البطن حيَّة يقال لها: الصفر تصيب الإنسان إذا جاع وأنها تؤذيه، وأنها تعدي، فنقَّى الإسلام بما ذكر اعتقاداتهم المذكورة وأخبر أنَّه ليس لها تأثير في جلب نفع أو دفع ضر

 

شرح المشكاة للطيبي الكاشف عن حقائق السنن (9/ 2980)

قوله: ((ولا صفر)) قال أبو داود في سننه: قال بقية: سألت محمد بن راشد عنه فقال: كانوا يتشاءمون بدخول صفر، فقال النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم: ((لا صفر)). قال: وسمعت من يقول: هو وجع يأخذ في البطن، يزعمون أنه يعدي. قال أبو داود: قال مالك: كان أهل الجاهلية يحلون صفرا عاما ويحرمونه عاما، فقال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: ((لا صفر)).

 

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