Marriage customs among Muslims in India

a sociological study of the Shia marriage customs. by Abrar Husain

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For the most part, marriage customs throughout the Middle East are similar. Each tribe or village might vary the theme a little but nevertheless a general protocol or standard seems to prevail. Marriage is contracted in several steps: (1) the choosing of the bride, (2) the sending of the go-between, (3) the betrothal, and finally, (4) the. Among the Muslims, nikah (marriage) is- as the Holy quran describes -a misaq-e-ghaliz (solemn pact) between a man and a woman soliciting each other’s life companionship, which in law takes the form of contract. Among the Muslims of India marriage is an established social practice. It is known among them as Shadi,Author: Journals Invention, Devi Rajni. “And among His signs is this, that He created for you mates from among yourselves, that you may dwell in peace and tranquility with them, and He has put love and mercy between your (hearts): Verily in that are signs for those who reflect” (Quran ). “O Humans revere your Guardian Lord, Who created you from a single person created of like nature its mate, and from this . Religious customs and marriage practices were cited as some of the reasons behind the high Muslim birth rate. According to Paul Kurtz, Muslims in India are much more resistant to modern contraception than are Hindus and, as a consequence, the decline in fertility rate among Hindu women is much higher compared to that of Muslim women.

‘Go West Young Man’: The Culture of Migration among Muslims in Hyderabad, India Article in Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 33(1) . Legal Marriage Age in Muslims and World Wide Religions - Islam: Weddings Gender, Islam and judgeship in Egypt International Journal of Law in Context [The issue of women serving as judges has been a contentious one in Egyptian society for nearly eight decades. I am muslim can I do second marriage hello sir i am mohamed from tirupur tamilnadu i need second marry i married last 6ys on first wifes some affair dobuts in me 2 female child here some time that girl talk to me settlement then divorce many times talk me so i decide second marry with out divorce muhammethan persnol law available @ india or no. The answers on this thread have been disappointing not only for their rabid anti-Muslim tone, but also, for their ignorance as to the Constitution and the legal system in India. The Muslims in India are not some backward species. They can be just.

Muslim weddings are simple, alluring, and elegant. Both Muslim men and women from around the world follow specific laws and practices laid down in Quran. Muslim wedding rituals extends up to three days. The colorful themes are being followed in . Marriage Books. The Quran says: "And among His signs is this, that He created for you mates from among yourselves, that you may dwell in tranquillity with them, and He has put love and mercy between your hearts. Undoubtedly in these are .   The formal engagement ceremony among Sikh couples is known as Kurmai. Among the different marriage customs in India; this is one that takes places exclusively during the morning or daytime in a gurudwara. Before any formalities can commence; the priest of the Gurudwara offers prayers for the couple. Islam is the second most followed religion in the world. Asia, Middle Eastern part, Africa, Europe, America etc are the regions which include many Muslims. Though Muslims from each place have beliefs that may differ a little from other places, all of them believe that there is only one God, Allah (only he can be worshiped) and that Muhammad was.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Husain, Sheikh Abrar, b. Marriage customs among Muslims in India. New Delhi: Sterling Publishers, © Additional Physical Format: Online version: Family, Kinship, and marriage among Muslims in India.

Columbia, Mo.: South Asia Books, (OCoLC) Essay on Marriage among Muslims in India – In the Muslim community marriage is universal for it discourages celibacy. Islam has almost made it compulsory. Prophet Mohammad also stressed that married life is preferable to unmarried life. Both the main sects within Islam called “Sunnis “and “Shias” consider marriage almost obligatory.

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Marriage Customs Among Muslims in India: Sociological Study of Shia Marriage Customs [Sheikh Abrar Husain] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Muslims in the Indian subcontinent normally follow marriage customs that are similar to those practiced by Muslims of the Middle-East, which are based on Islamic convention.

These Islamic traditions were first handed down to medieval Indians by propagators of the Islamic religion that involved sultans and Moghul rulers at the time. The blueprint is the same as the Middle. Full text of "Family, Kinship And Marriage Among Muslims In India" See other formats.

The vast complexity of Islam is compounded by cultural variations among Muslims. Every race and ethnicity counts some Muslims among its number, and mosques have been built around the world where they absorb local marriage customs. Many Muslim scholars take pains to make it clear that local customs often influence the practice of the religion.

Pre-wedding Rituals. Salatul Ishtikara – Arranged marriages are prevalent among Indian Muslims and the matches are generally sought within the same religious sect and communities. Once a match have been finalized by the families who deem each other compatible, the religious head or the Imam of the nearby mosque is intimated and he performs a special prayer where he seeks.

Among north Indian Hindus, for example, only 1 to 2 percent were married within the kin network and an equal percentage were acquainted with their husbands prior to marriage.

Among south Indians and to a lesser extent north Indian Muslims, kin marriage and premarital acquaintance with husband are far more prevalent. Caste among the Indian Marriage customs among Muslims in India book The contact of the people of India with Arabia, the land where Islam took its birth has been pretty old.

Historians and archaeologist believe that India’s commercial and religious intercourse with the people of Arabia was intimate even before the advent of Islam (Qanungo, ). Kinship and Marriage among Muslims in India In every community kinship is considered to be a vehicle for understanding the internal mechanism of social structure.

The system of kinship is itself a ‘sub-structure’ (Alavi, ) or an internal structure within. and inheritance. This paper attempts to trace the kinship and marriage among the Muslims. KEYWORDS: Kinship, Structure, Patrilineal, Marriage, Customs.

Kinship is an important organising principle in human societies. In the cross-cultural perspective, it varies in. Other Unislamic Customs. Many other unislamic customs have crept into the marriage ceremony of some Muslims. These customs are either borrowed from non-Muslim cultures or continue because they are established in past generations.

One must avoid them if they are against the Shariah, even if some people are displeased. Marriage Customs among the Shia Muslims in Mysore City Jalal jafarpour PhD, Student, Anthropological Survey of India, Ministry of Culture Government of India Manav Bhavan, Bogadi Mysore – Process of Arranged Marriage Arranged marriages in India are long drawn out processes, where finalizing the perfect match may take months and even years.

In typical arranged marriages, the parents decide every facet of the process and the prospective bride and groom just show up at the prearranged date of marriage. In Islam, marriage (Arabic: نِكَاح ‎, romanized: Nikāḥ) is a legal contract between a man and a woman. Both the groom and the bride are to consent to the marriage of their own free wills.

A formal, binding contract – verbal or on paper – is considered integral to a religiously valid Islamic marriage, and outlines the rights and responsibilities of the groom and bride. Ceremony and Valid Marriage among the Hindus-A Dichotomy Dr.

ika Abstract Marriage among the Hindus is a sacramental relation. From the time of Vedas marriages have been performed according to tradition and culture. There is no uniform system followed or say uniform ceremony to conclude that the marriage has been Size: KB.

'Marriage Customs among Muslims of Western Uttar Pradesh Villages', Indian Journal of Social Work, 33(3): – Sasural ka Bartaw', TN, 18 August. Begum, Bilqees. What is a Good Muslim Marriage Like. A Sign and Foretaste of Paradise 5. The Blessed Prophet and his Wives 6. The Good Husband 7.

Celebrating the Difference 8. A Bank Balance in Heaven 9. How to Turn Sex into Sadaqa A Short A to Z of Marriage A few Rules for a Happy Marriage The Muslim Marriage Guide: Ruqaiyyah Waris Maqsood. Divorce and remarriage among Muslims of Jammu and Kashmir: a socio-legal study/Nisar Ahmad Ganai.

A long way to go: divorce practices among Muslim families of Hyderabad city/Jameela Nishat. Mehr and divorce among Muslims in Mirzapur district of Eastern Uttar Pradesh/Muniza Rafique Khan.

BOOK REVIEWS FAMILY, KINSHIP AND MARRIAGE AMONG MUSLIMS IN INDIA; edited by Imtiaz Ahmed, New Delhi, Manohar Book Service,p., Rs The book under review is the second of a projected series of four volumes on the social structure and religious beliefs of Muslims in India.

Marriage, a legally and socially sanctioned union, usually between a man and a woman, that is regulated by laws, rules, customs, beliefs, and attitudes that prescribe the rights and duties of the partners and accords status to their offspring (if any). The universality of marriage within different societies and cultures is attributed to the many basic social and personal functions for which it.

Divorce and Remarriage Among Muslims in India [Imtiaz Ahmad] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Hard to find. marriage rituals are practicing by short duration. This study is about Religious aspects in Hindu marriage system.

The concept of Hindu wedding has seen drastic changes, over the last few years. With changing time, people in India have accepted the concept of love marriage, inter caste and inter religious by: 2. In Bihar state of India, cases have been reported in which the higher caste Muslims have opposed the burials of lower caste Muslims in the same graveyard.

Some data indicates that the castes among Muslims have never been as rigid as that among Hindus. The rate of endogamous marriage, for example, is less than two thirds. Importance of Marriage in Islam The Holy Quran says, “And marry those among you who are single and those who are fit among your male slaves and your female slaves; if they are needy, Allah will make them free from want out of His grace.

Marriage to the Women of the People of the Book. Islam has made marriage to Jewish or Christian women lawful for Muslim men, for they are Ahl al-Kitab, that is, People of the Book, or people whose tradition is based upon a divinely revealed gh they have distorted and altered it, they do possess a religion of divine origin, and hence Islam has made some.

All the Muslims in India are governed by the Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act, This law deals with marriage, succession, inheritance and charities among Muslims. The Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act, deals with the circumstances in which Muslim women can obtain divorce and rights of Muslim women who have been divorced by their husbands.

Dissolution of Marriage among the Christians: The Indian Divorce Act applies to all those marriages in which at least either of the spouses is a Christian. Dissolution of marriage has been dealt with in section 10 to 17 of this Act Section 10 of the Act provides that the marriage can be dissolved by the wife on the following grounds: 1.

With a multiplicity of customs and rituals attached to its celebration, ‘weddings’ sometimes take peculiar and interesting forms in the mosaic of cultures constituting India.

We look at courtship and marriage customs in some Indian tribes. (In Pic: A couple from the Garo tribe; Photo Courtesy: Vishma thapa/Wikimedia Commons).Muslim marriage law differs vastly from marriage laws of other religions.

This article will explain all about marriages laws that a Muslim in India need to know about. Marriage in Islam, or Nikah, is not a sacrament (as in Hinduism), but a civil contract between a man and woman to live as husband and wife. From the religious perspective, Muslim.

The book is divided into three chapters, each of which looks at inter-religious marriages involving Muslims. In their chapter on India, Rohit Chopra and Jyoti Punwani examine over 50 such cases in Mumbai, India's most populous city with a fairly sizeable Muslim population.