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Marriage ceremony in Islam.

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Marriage ceremony Islam In Islam, Muslims are encouraged to marry and very few stay single. Also in Islam, when a man and a woman get married, a wedding ceremony takes places on the wedding day. In Islam it is usual for the wedding day to consist of two parts - the nikah and the walimah. . The nikah in Islam ceremony in are the legal binding of the couple and often take place in the religious place of worship - the Mosque in Islam. However, some Islam Nikah ceremonies take place in the home, as they believe that God is everywhere- tawhid. The walimah in Islam they have a more personal element, the walimah takes place the next day or up to three days after the nikah. ...read more.

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In Islam, the beginning of the nikah is different, as often it begins with the giving of mahr, a marriage gift which is usually dowry, given to them bride by the bridegroom. This is an essential part of the nikah contract as it makes her financially viable in case of divorce as well as showing the bridegroom's commitment. The giving of dowry originates from the Qu'ran, 'And give the women (on marriage) their mahr as a (nikah) free gift'. A sermon is often then given by the Imam which invites the bride and bridegroom, as well as the participating guests in the assembly to a life of piety, mutual love, kindness and social responsibility. ...read more.

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They usually wear red or a deep pink-coloured silk, embroidered with gold threads, as red is considered to be a happy, bright colour, appropriate for the wedding. Muslims brides also wear special clothes. These are called shalwar, which are loose or baggy trousers, kameez, which is a long embroidered tunic, and dupatta, which is a long scarf. in Islam often the bridegroom wears a white veil as this represents that it is an arranged marriage and love does not exist In Islam, the nikah contract signed by married Muslims and the witnesses of the wedding is a legal document, the nikah contract is a contract that gives both the husband and the wife rights and responsibilities. Conditions are often included in the nikah contract as because in Islam arranged marriages are usual, love is not present at the time of the wedding ceremony. 1 ...read more.

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