Know your Nikahnama / Marriage Contract

VIDEO: Know your Nikahnama / Marriage Contract

In the quest for a memorable occasion, the bride and groom often overlook one fundamental detail which, as it happens, will seal their impending marriage: the Nikahnama. A Nikahnama is a formal, legally binding contract that solemnises the bride and groom’s union in accordance with Sharia. It outlines the rights and obligations of the newlyweds in Islamic marriage proceedings. This video presses upon the importance of a Nikahnama and its clauses, which a bride and groom should read and understand before signing.