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Offline zara

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« on: December 28, 2014, 12:51:06 AM »
Salamun alaikum,

Please can someone help me understand if the following will make a marriage invalid or not:

1.If both the bride and groom do not attend the wedding.

2.If the dowry is spent by the brides family and not the bride herself.

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Re: Marriage
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2015, 06:57:47 PM »
peace,

From my studies:

Re: 1)
having a wedding is not necessary as per Quran, ergo, attending it is not necessary

Re: 2)
if the bride consents to this then that is fine. The dower is for the bride to do as she pleases.