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Kitabun Nikah [ The book of Marriage ] - Mahr [Dowry]

Question 1507) - What is Mahr?

A: The money which is wajib upon the husband upon contracting the marriage in exchange for the benefits of the private

part, whether by specification or by the contract itself.*

* Synonyms for Mahr include Sadaq, Nihlah and Faridah.

~ al-Quduri ~