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Validity of Walimah

Question

Will the Walimah be valid if the couple were unable to be intimate due to the wife experiencing her monthly cycle?

Answer

Having intercourse is not a requisite for the validity of the Walimah. Therefore, Walimah that is celebrated the day after (the newlywed couple) spend the night together is valid even though they were unable to be intimate (due to the wife experiencing her menstrual cycle.)

Checked and Approved By:

Mufti Muhammed Saeed Motara Saheb D.B.

References

نکاح کے  بعد جب کہ میاں بیوی میں خلوت ہوگئی تو اگلے زور ولیمہ کرنا صحیح ہوگیا  ، ولیمہ کے لئے صحبت ضروری نہیں ہے  –  مستفاد  بذل المجھود ص۳۴۵  ج۶ 

 يجوز ان يولم بعد النكاح او بعد الرخصة او بعد ان يبني بها والثالث هو الاولٰي (بذل المجهود 345 ج4)

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