Category: Marriage (Nikah)
Fatwa#: 37190
Asked Country: India

Answered Date: Nov 18,2016

Title: Can a non Aalim marry an Aalima?

Question

Assalamu alaikum,

Can a ordinary muslim marry an aalimah? What are its pro's and Con's.

Answer

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

It is permissible for an ordinary person to marry an Aalima. An Aalima   who values her knowledge and practices on her knowledge will be able to guide her husband and draw her husband close to Allah through the knowledge [ilm] she acquired.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Ridwaan Ibn Khalid Esmail [Kasak]

Student Darul Iftaa

Katete, Zambia


Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

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