Making nikaah on the day of Aashura

Q: What is the significance of performing nikaah on the day of Aashura? Is there any special virtue in this?

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A: There is no special significance for performing nikaah on the day of Aashura. The Hadith teaches us that when a suitable match is found, the nikaah should be performed immediately and should not be delayed.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

عن أبي هريرة قال : قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم إذا خطب إليكم من ترضون دينه وخلقه فزوجوه إلا تفعلوا تكن فتنة في الأرض وفساد عريض (جامع الترمذي رقم 1084)

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)