If, for example, the young lady has had surgery on her stomach, and the operation required an incision be made and then sewn up, and this was a very small procedure when she was giving birth – or after that by afew months, then are her family required to inform the one who has come to see her for marriage about this surgery, which has left a scar? And is this his legal right [to know] or not?
If a man has proposed to a woman [by way of her walee], is it then permissible for him to speak to her on the telephone?
Is it permissible for a person to supplicate for himself that he is blessed with marriage to a [particular] young lady – and [whilst supplicating] he mentions her name in his heart?
What is the ruling regarding the fiancée conversing with her fiancé on the phone before marriage, with the intention of getting to know [his] thoughts and some of his manners and the like? And is this permissible if done with the knowledge (permission) of the walee (legal guardian)?
I am the undersigned ‘Abdul-Qaadir, and I am 25 years of age. I wish to ask regarding a Christian woman who is 25 years of age; I promised her that when she becomes a Muslim I will marry her, and now she has embraced Islaam should I marry her, keeping in mind that my father is strongly against this marriage [taking place]?
Two prospective suitors came forth for a girl’s hand in marriage. The girl and her mother were pleased with one of them, whilst her father was pleased with the other.
When the wife of a man dies and he [then] wants to get married to the sister [of the deceased wife], does he have to wait [for the passing of] the ‘iddah of the [deceased] woman?
Is it permissible for a man to look at other than the face and hands of the woman he wishes to propose to, such as looking at her hair and her neck?