Category: Marriage & Divorce
Fatwa#: 41388
Asked Country: India

Answered Date: Dec 07,2018

Title: Marrying my second generation first cousin


Is it ok or advisable to marry second generation first cousin(maternal Uncle's daughter)?

My maternal Uncle has also married his maternal Uncle's this is a second generation first cousin marriage...I heard that there's a hadith that we should not marry our first cousin over generation after it true?...because I am almost engaged and I am really confused..

NOTE-My father and mother has not married consuingenetally...



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Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


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