Wedding is a religious obligation for all community and Islam is not different from the scene. Moreover, Nikkah (marriage) is a blessed contract between the couple and Allah. Islamic culture and politics include a variety of custom and beliefs, and it varies according to the country they hail. Have a look at the beautiful and religious customs included in a Muslim wedding.
Weddings in Islam only need signing a marriage contract by the couple. Traditions and customs in Islamic marriage depend on the culture, sector and execution of gender separation rules. Most Muslim marriages are not conducted in mosques and bride and groom sit separately from the event and reception. Islam community does not have an official clergy, so a Muslim, who best knows the traditions, can carry out official duties of a wedding. Weddings that are held in mosques will have marriage officers, called Madhun or Qazi to supervise the marriage. Muslim wedding cinematographer offers professional cinematography and we capture each and every moment of Asian Muslim marriage and keep them in beautiful albums, film and videography to cherish for years to come.
It is a formal statement about the amount of monetary that groom would give to their bride. Moreover, Meher also consists of 2 parts – an immediate before marriage gets accomplished and a postponed amount that is given to bride all through her life. Modern grooms started to give ring as the immediate due because he can present it in the ceremonial event. The postponed due is probably a small amount as it is a formality, or it can be some tangible gifts like land, money, jewelry or even education. The bride can use the gifts as she wants if the marriage is not broken up before consummation. Meher is a security and guarantees freedom for Muslim brides within the marriage. Muslim wedding cinematographer will capture all the rituals and ceremonies for you in perfect way!
Nikkah is a ceremony where the marriage contract is signed and accepted. The groom or his representative proposes to the bride before two witnesses, with the details of the Meher. Bride and groom will express their will by stating the word ‘Qabul’, which means ‘I accept’ in Arabic language, for three times. Then both bride and groom and two male witnesses will sign the contract that makes the wedding legal as per the public and religious law. Once the traditional customs as per Islamic law gets completed, the couple may share a piece of sweet, usually dates. In an Islamic marriage, if the men and women remain separate for the ceremony, then a male representative called ‘Wali’ acts on behalf of the bride in the Nikkah.
Some Islam weddings may include additional religious ceremony supervised by the officiant after the Nikkah. It includes reading the Fatihah, the first chapter of the Holy Quran and followed by Durud (blessings). Generally Muslim couples do not repeat vows; instead they listen to the officiant speaking about the meaning of wedding and their obligations to each other and Allah. Some couples do say vows, these days and Muslim wedding cinematographer captures this wonderful moment.