Can My Father Marry the Daughter of My Mother in Law in Islam?
Is it permissible for a man to marry the daughter of his mother-in-law? According to Islam, a man is Maharim to his mother-in-law, if he is not his own daughter. However, it is permissible for a man to marry a girl he has been previously married to.
Men are Maharim to their mother-in-laws
In Islam, fathers and son-in-laws have a very special relationship. This relationship is known as Maharim. It is considered to be the most honorable relationship in Islam. However, in some instances, men are not Maharim to their mother-in-laws. In such cases, men are considered to be the brother of the mother-in-law.
According to Islamic shari’ah, men are Maharim to their mother-in-Laws and non-Maharams. The definition of a Mahram is taken from Holy Quran verses. The two categories, Maharim and non-Maharam, are used to define a man’s eligibility to marry a woman. They also define the dress code for married women in Islam.
While it is permissible to interact with a son-in-law’s mother-in-law without following Purda, it is permissible to converse with the mother-in-law in a relaxed manner without engaging in sexual acts. However, the son-in-law should be careful to keep the conversations between the two parties to a minimum. A young mother-in-law is even more likely to fear Fitna, so it is essential to keep the conversations minimal. Also, a third person should be present to provide protection for both parties.
Shariah prohibits a son-in-law from marrying a daughter-in-law
Historically, Shariah is the religious law of Islam and applies to the law of marriage, divorce, and custody of children. In colonized countries, the government has mixed Islamic law with Western styles of law. The Islamic religion was once widely observed, but before the colonizers took over, Muslims had little recourse for disputes.
A daughter-in-law cannot marry her son-in-law, although marriage between sons and daughters-in-law is permitted. In fact, marriage between cousins is preferable in Islamic law because cousin marriages have more impact on the children of both partners.
However, there are ways to avoid the religious implications of a son-in-law marrying a daughter-in-law. One way is to postpone the marriage ceremony until both parties have finished their education and have a child together. This allows the couple to live together without fear of shar’i objection. In addition, the Muslim couple may use permissible means of contraception to have a child. This allows them to fulfill their sexual desires without incurring any financial obligations.
Some Islamic scholars and contemporary Muslim women have spoken about the legality of polygamy and polygyny. A recent editorial in the Sisters in Islam magazine commented on a divorce case in Malaysia, which involved polygyny. The editorial was featured in PBS’s Frontline documentary Muslims.
Permissible for a girl to marry her father’s paternal cousin
It is permissible for a girl to marry her fathers paternal cousin if both of them are Muslims. This marriage is also considered to be a legal marriage, according to Sura An-Nisa, the holy book of Islam. Although a girl may marry her father’s paternal cousin, it is not permissible to marry her father’s first cousin. Although this may seem to be a very strict restriction, it has been practiced by some Arab and Jewish Christian communities in the past and there are some Muslims outside the Middle East who practice consanguinity.
According to the Islamic tradition, a girl may marry her father’s paternal cousin if she is an adult. But a woman must first obtain the consent of her father or wali, or guardian. This consent is not needed if the girl’s parents already have a daughter.
Permissible for a man to marry a daughter of a previous husband
In Islam, it is permissible for a man to marry the daughter of his previous husband. This practice is called ‘hadWathana’. It has been endorsed by many Islamic scholars. These scholars cite HadWathana ‘aHmadu bnu l’azhari, ‘aHmadu bnu lzWuhriyWi,’ as examples.
However, there are certain restrictions on a man marrying the daughter of his previous husband. Firstly, a man cannot marry his step-daughter until he has consummated his marriage to her mother. Secondly, he cannot marry his step-daughter until she has lainn with him.
Besides, it is not permissible to marry the daughter of a previous husband if the girl’s mother divorced her first husband before the girl was born. This is because the girl’s mother had already married her first husband before the girl was born, and this meant that the new husband would not have any rights over the girl.
Islam prohibits any violence in a marriage, and it also prohibits the use of violence against a spouse. In fact, Islam calls marriage a source of peace, tranquility, and protection. Abuse of any kind is against the principle of marriage and is considered a violation of Allah’s will.