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NIKAH NOTES / NIKAH SHARIAH

Nikah notes

Steps.
1. Check all parties are present. Check the witnesses’s names and ask if they have sought
permission from the bride. Check the Wakil is present and ask the dowry amount.
2. Give a small introduction publicly; that a Nikah will be conducted according to the rules of
Shariah.
3. State the witness’s name and ask ‘Are you the legal witness according to the rules of Shariah
for this Nikah? Has the bride consented to the Nikah?
4. State the Wakil’s name and ask ‘Are you the legal representative of x (girl’s name) in this
Nikah?’
5. Ask the groom to read the Kalima Sharif and the Second Kalima:
اشهد ان ل اله ال ال وحده ل شريك له و اشهد ان محمدا عبده و رسوله .6
7. The proposal and acceptance: x son of x, do you accept this Nikah with x daughter of x in the
presence of these two witnesses (x and x) with the authority of x (Wakil) and the Mahr of x?’
Repeat three times.
8. Then stand and recite the Khutba.
الحمد ل نحمده و نستعينه و نستغفره و نؤمن به و نتوكل عليه و نعوذ بال من شرور أنفسنا و من سيات اعمالنا من يهده ال .9
فل مضل له ومن يضلله فل هادي له و نشهد ان ل اله ال ال وحده ل شريك له و نشهد ان سيدنا و مولنا و حبيبنا محمدا
عبده و رسوله صلي ال عليه و سلم اما بعد فقد قال ال تعالي في القران الجيد يأيها الذين آمنوا ادخلوا في السلم كافة و ل
تتبعوا خطوات الشيطان انه لكم عدو مبي
يايها الناس اتقوا ربكم الذي خلقكم من نفس واحدة و خلق منها زوجها و بث منهما رجال كثيرا و نساء واتقوا الذي تساءلون به .10
و الرحام ان ال كان عليكم رقيبا وآتوا اليتامي اموالهم و ل تتبدلوا الخبيث بالطيب و ل تاكلوا اموالهم الي اموالكم انه كان
ِ ُحوا ما طاب لكم من النساء مثني و ثلث و رباع فان خفتم ال تعدلوا
َانك
حوبا كبيرا و ان خفتم ال تقسطوا في اليتامي ف
فواحدة او ما ملكت ايمانكم ذالك ادني ال تعولوا
و من اياته ان خلق لكم من انفسكم أزواجا لتسكنوا اليها و جعل بينكم مودة و رحمة ان في ذالك ليات لقوم يتفكرون .11
و قال رسول ال صلي ال عليه و سلم النكاح من سنتي فمن رغب عن سنتي فليس مني .12
بارك ال لنا و لكم في القران الجيد و نفعنا و اياكم باليات والذكر الحكيم انه تعالي جواد ملك بر رؤوف رحيم .13
14.
15. Then the Dua.
اللهم الف و حبب بينهما كما ألفت و حببت بي آدم و حواء و ابراهيم و هاجرة و موسي و زوجته و محمد و عايشة اللهم بارك .16
في هذا النكاح اللهم ارزقهما رزقا واسعا و عمل صالحا و قلبا خاشعا و لسانا ذاكرا و تجارة لن تبور
Speech Notes.
When Allah created Adam, then he also create Hawwa for his companionship and ease. The
angels told Adam that he was to marry Hawwa and so he began to approach her. As he did so, the
angels stopped him and said ‘you must pay the Mahr’. Adam asked what the Mahr was. They
replied ‘to send Durud and Salam upon the final Messenger, Sayyiduna Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم‘.
The Mahr of the first Nikah on earth was not gold and silver, but Durud upon the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم.
Nikah, the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم said, is his Sunna. This means that when a couple get married, they are
rewarded for it. Each and every moment they spend maintaining this Sunna, they are getting a
reward from Allah.
Allah – who possesses the best examples – provides us with a metaphor to describe what the
relationship should be between the husband and wife. He explains that they are clothing for one
another. Why?

a. The primary purpose of clothing is covering the private parts (Satr al-Awra). In the same way,
the husband and wife cover each other’s chastity, shortcomings and defects.
b. The function of clothing is to provide warmth. In the same way, the husband and wife provide
warmth to one another, both physical and spiritual.
c. Clothing can also be a form of identity. Certain people wear certain clothing. People become
grouped according to the clothes they wear. In the same way, the husband and wife are a form
of identity for one another.

Three purposes of Nikah:
a. Children.
b. Preservation of Nasl (ancestry).
c. Protection from sin.

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