Nikah

Dowry of Sayyidatuna Hawa (‘alayhas salam)

Question

Is the following hadith authentic?

Allah Ta’ala ordered Sayyiduna Adam (‘alayhis salam) to send salutations upon Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) as mahr (dowry) for Sayyidatuna Hawa (‘alayhas salam).

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Sprinkling water on each spouse after nikah

Question

I have heard two points in a lecture regarding procedures related to after the Nikah.

1) It is Sunnah sprinkle water on each spouse.

2) It is Sunnah for the father of the bride to go to the house of the couple and make Du’a for them. It was mentioned that Nabi (Sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) went to the home of Sayyidatuna Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha) after the Nikah and made a certain du’a for them. I humbly request if you could please explain the steps outlined above as well as include the relevant du’as and references.

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Hadith on wife demanding divorce

Question

What is the authenticity of the following hadith:

Rasullullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said that a woman who demands separation from her husband will not smell the fragrance of Jannah. Such a woman is termed a munafiq (hypocrite) in the hadith.

 

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Do not delay in five things

Question

Please provide the correct translation and reference of the following:

Sayyiduan ‘Ali (radiyallahu’anhu) said that Rasulullah (Sallallaahu ‘alaihi wasallam) advised haste in 5 matters: Establishing Salah, repentance before death, completing the funeral rites of the deceased, paying off debts, marriage when a suitable match is found. Jazakumullah.

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Du’a for re-uniting couple

Question

A woman left her marital home to go and live with her married daughter The husband pleaded with her to return but to no avail. Her brothers also made attempts at reconciliation asking her for the reasons of leaving her marital home. She refuses to disclose any reason and says she will go with it to the Qabr. The husband also cannot find any valid reason for her behaviour saying that there used to be an occasional argument but nothing further than this. Is this behaviour justified in the light of Quran and Hadith She refuses to see any ‘Alim. Can you provide any du’a to recite?

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