Is it possible for Muslims to meet on the Internet to conclude a nikah?

Getting married or getting married and living happily is every person’s dream. And for Muslims, marriage is also an obligation, because the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said in one of the hadiths:

«Marriage is part of my sunnah, and whoever does not follow my sunnah has nothing to do with me » (Al-Bukhari, Muslim).

By the grace of the Almighty, Islam is accepted by people all over the world. Sometimes converts do not know a single co-religionist in their area. Here, with the help of the Almighty, the Internet serves as an outlet and an opportunity to find a husband or wife.

Is it possible to get acquainted via the Internet with the intention to conclude nikah following the Sunnah?

Let’s find out. So, in matters of the basis of religion, everything is forbidden, except for the arguments of resolution. In everyday matters and life issues, everything is basically resolved, with the exception of arguments about the forbidden.

Islamic scholars classify the Internet as a matter of everyday life. That is, we can use it for good purposes. For example, in order to study, to keep in touch with relatives, to work without leaving home. Any inhabitant of the Earth can now read the Quran online and study religion. Therefore, you can look for a spouse on the Internet. But only for the purpose of concluding nicknames on the Sunnah and observing certain rules.

Traditional dating sites and social networks are not suitable for Muslims

И этому есть несколько причин:

1. The pattern of behavior present on the resources does not pursue the goal of creating a family. People come there to flirt, to have frivolous, short-term relationships, leading to great sin in the future.

2. Correspondence on the Internet is considered the same communication as in reality. In Islam, a man and a woman who are not close relatives to each other (mahram), can not talk without witnesses. And on non-Muslim sites such communication is a common thing.

Do not console yourself with the thought that correspondence is innocent and restrained. Communication with good intentions between the opposite sexes in private is also prohibited, because there is a high probability of forgetting about the original plan. The Messenger (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said:

«A man is not alone with a woman but the third of them is Ash-Shaitan » (Ahmad).

3. On non-Muslim dating sites and on many social networks, there are nude photos. This is a temptation that leads to sinful thoughts and even adultery. May the Almighty protect all Muslims from this!

4. And, finally, on such resources there are always a lot of scammers, marriage scammers and… women of easy virtue who are looking for customers on the Internet.

It should be understood that posting a questionnaire on such sites and portals compromises brothers and sisters in Islam. Remember, Allah is always aware of our deeds. And the Almighty said:

«Allah ˹even˺ knows the sly glances of the eyes and whatever the hearts conceal » (Surah 40, verse 19).

So what to do?

The site have all the conditions for acquaintance of Muslims with the purpose of nikah, without going beyond the framework of Sharia.

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First, before getting acquainted with anyone, every Muslim man and Muslim woman is required to take the course “Basics of Nikah” on our website. They get valuable knowledge of how to communicate correctly, what questions to ask to choose a future spouse, etc. This helps to avoid mistakes when choosing and protects against sin.

Secondly, communication takes place under the strict control of moderators. All correspondence is viewed. Flirting, forbidden solitude, and insult are not allowed. Any fraud is suppressed.

Third, all profiles are carefully moderated, which excludes forbidden nude photos. All girls and women are covered. In addition, profile photos are closed. Users choose who to show them to.

Fourth, further communication outside the resource is allowed only through a guardian.

May the Almighty save you from temptation and help you find a spouse through our Muslim dating site.


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