Voluntary and mutual agreement between
man and woman
there are many nations and cultures who
are Muslim. There is no one prescribed way
that marriages are celebrated and done.
Pakistani, Arab, Afghan, Turkish, Indian
and within each more categories
Eg Punjabi, Sindhi
And on top of that American-Muslim
And 1st, 2nd, 3rd generation
You have a potpourri of faith and culture.
There is no one type of Muslim Wedding
Reading Fatiha (Proposal)
Dholki (All ladies pre-marriage party & music)
Mehndi or Hannah party (usually all ladies)
Nikah or Katb el-Kitab/ (Marriage ceremony in mosque or
marriage hall or home)
Shadi party (from Bride)
Walimah (Reception from Groom)
Rukhsiti (Farewell tribute of bride)
Registration (with City or County registrars office)
Depending on the cultures or mix of cultures eg
Arab and Indo-Pak events may be combined (or
Dholki + Mehndi
Joint reception (Shadi + Walimah+ Rukhsiti)
down potential dates based on
availability of bride, groom, family and
parties need to come to amicable
understanding of which events you both
doing and who is responsible for what.
Responsible can mean
Who is paying for it?
Who is managing the logistics?
Will it be a joint effort (If so clearly outline
who is doing what)
You’re outsourcing part or the whole event
Hotel for guests
Audio/Visual set up
Prophetic way of conducting a marriage
is very simple.
The permission of the bride with witnesses
A simple dinner (Walimah) given by the groom.
May you have a blessed and perfect as possible
wedding and marriage.