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Question

Do not ask for a woman in marriage when another Muslim has already done so.”

 

Answer

This Hadith is recorded in Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 5142.

Commentary

The general explanation of this Hadith, is that one is being prohibited from proposing to a woman if he is aware of another pending proposal to which the woman is already inclined.

(Fathul Bari, Hadith: 5142)

However due to the different scenarios and their conflicting rulings, you should refer to a reliable mufti for an actual fatwa on the issue.

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

 

 

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar