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Fiqh of Marriage – The Mahr (Dowry)

wedding-ringsThe mahr (dowry) is something that is paid by the man to his wife. It is paid to the wife and to her only as an honor and a respect given to her and to show that he has a serious desire to marry her and is not simply entering into the marriage contract without any sense of responsibility and obligation or effort on his part.

It has been referred to by many names in the texts and the books of fiqh:

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