Tag: Dowry مهر

Malik on Rape: The rapist must pay the dowry and receive legal punishment

February 6, 2013

Ibn Shihab reported: Abdul Malik ibn Marwan judged that a woman who was raped must be paid her dowry by the one who raped her. Malik said, “The issue among us concerning the man who rapes a woman, whether she is a virgin or not, is that he must pay her dowry if she is free. […]

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Hadith on Divorce: The Prophet divorces a woman from the husband who beat her

January 17, 2013

Habeeba bint Sahl reported: She was the wife of Thabit ibn Qais  and one morning the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him,  left his house and found her at his door. The Prophet said, “Who is this?” She said, “I am Habeeba bint Sahl.” The Prophet said, “What is the matter?” She said, […]

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Hadith on Dowry: The Prophet accepted the recitation of the Quran as a dowry for marriage

October 13, 2012

Sahl ibn Sa’d reported: I was with people in the presence of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, with a woman stood up and she said, “O Messenger of Allah, she has given herself in marriage to you, so what is your opinion?” He did not give a reply. She again […]

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Hadith on Dowry: The Prophet approves of gold as a dowry gift for the marriage of Abdur Rahman ibn Awf

October 13, 2012

Anas ibn Malik reported: Abdur Rahman ibn Awf married a woman and he gave her the weight of a date stone in gold as a dowry. When the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, noticed the signs of happiness on his face, he asked him about it and Abdur Rahman said, “Indeed, I have […]

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Hadith on Freedom: The Prophet freed his slave-girl Safiya and then married her

August 6, 2012

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, set free Safiya and made her emancipation as her dowry. Source: Sahih Bukhari 4798, Sahih Muslim 1365 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Imam Muslim عَنْ أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ أَنَّ النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ أَعْتَقَ صَفِيَّةَ وَجَعَلَ عِتْقَهَا صَدَاقَهَا […]

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Hadith on Marriage: It is forbidden to contract a temporary marriage

April 11, 2012

Sabra al-Juhanni reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, prohibited temporary marriage and he said, “Behold, it is forbidden from this day of yours until the Day of Resurrection, but whoever has given something as dowry should not take it back.” Source: Sahih Muslim 1406 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Imam […]

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