Mehr & Nikah (A True Story)

I read this True Beautiful story on Facebook and liked to share with everyone to let every single Muslim know the True meaning of Mehr & Nikah (Wedding).

Allah may grant wisdom to every Muslim, Ameen Ya Rab’ul’Aa’lamin…!


Hiba Ammar writes:

When my father proposed to my mother… He dedicated Surah Al-Imran, which he memorized of heart, as her “Mahr” (dowry)

And when my husband proposed to me, my father told him that he would have to memorize a surah of the Quran as my mahr.. The wedding will not go on unless i’v received my mahr

I was asked to pick one of the surahs… I chose Surah Al-Noor… For all the laws that Surah contained within it and for the fact that it seemed hard to memorize on my behalf.

And before our wedding day; aside of being busy preparing for our “Newly wedded Nest”… The Quran wouldn’t leave my husband’s hand an entire month as he was memorizing the surah…

A few day before our wedding day, my husband came to recite to my father the surah which he had completed.

My father told him every time u make a mistake, u would have to start from the beginning all over again :))

My husband began reciting surah Al-Noor with his calm/gentle voice in such a “beautiful” scene which I will never forget. My mother and I would look at one another and would smile awaiting my husband to make a mistake so he would have to start all over again and by that increase my “Reward”…

But my husband – May Allah bless him – had memorized the surah off heart and didn’t even forget one single verse of it.

Once he finished my father hugged him and said to him: “Today I shall marry my daughter to u for u have fulfilled her mahr.. and your pledge to me..”

He didn’t pay me a financial mahr… And we didn’t buy gold worth tens of thousands…

He sufficed me with Allah’s words as an oath/contract between us…

And the Question is…. I wonder what Surah my daughter will chose as her mahr in the future?



  1. Subhan Allah!

    • Everyone can say Subhan’Allah or praise the act but none can follow. I have seen thousands of practicing Muslims to praise number of good acts but they don’t have guts to follow.
      It’s my observation. No offense … 🙂

      • Still nothing wrong in praising a correct deed!

        May ALLAH (SWT) make us all a better muslim, Ameen.

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