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In Surah Nissah God allows a Muslim to marry, one, two, three or four women as long as he can do justice between them. If the man can't do justice, the exhortation for him is: "... then marry only once". Do you know this
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Asked by jameel ahmed, 24 May '10 06:28 pm
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God never allows anybody to marry more than one or insists everybody to marry only one. These are all man made and nothing to do with God. If what you say is correct then a woman with lots of wealth can marry more than one husband !
Answered by Josna, 24 May '10 07:42 pm

 
  
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Polygamy did not disappear in modern societies, but it just became practiced outside the bonds of marriage. It may be under the label of individual choice and freedom, but is happens with no commitment, rights or responsibilities put on the shoulders of either party.

Among the numerous misconceptions about Islam, is that it is the only religion that permits polygamy, and that Muslims are the only people who might practice it. On the contrary, polygamy was never prohibited in Judaism and Christianity, until a few centuries ago. Besides the fact that most of the prophets mentioned in the Old Testament were polygamous - both Jews and Christians practiced polygamy throughout a long period of their history. However, when examining the teachings of both faiths, neither Christianity nor Judaism provided clear guidelines and regulations in regards to this practice.

In contrast with Judaism and Christianity, Islam dealt with polygamy more clearly. It provides legal requirements that res ...more
Answered by khabardar, 25 May '10 10:25 am

 
  
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Poochho usse jisse first shaadi ki thee , kitna dil jalta hai uska ,jab dharm ke naam ,god ke naam par laad di jaati hai teen sautan.
Answered by jagdis, 24 May '10 07:18 pm

 
  
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Interesting
i came to know now
Answered by anil garg, 22 Mar '11 02:54 pm

 
  
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But, if women weds more than one man, she cannot able to determine, the father of the children.
Islam, unlike other religions is a strong advocate of marriage. There is no place for celibacy like, for example the Roman Catholic priests and nuns. The prophet (pbuh) has said "there is no celibacy in Islam.

Marriage is a religious duty and is consequently a moral safeguard as well as a social necessity. Islam does not equal celibacy with high "taqwa" / "Iman". The prophet has also said, "Marriage is my tradition who so ever keeps away there from is not from amongst me".

Marriage acts as an outlet for sexual needs and regulate it so one does not become a slave to his/ her desires.
It is a social necessity because through marriage, families are established and the family is the fundamental unit of our society. Furthermore, marriage is the only legitimate or halal way to indulge in intimacy between a man and a woman.

Islam takes a middle of the road position to sexual relation ...more
Answered by mohd yousuf, 25 May '10 12:35 pm

 
  
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Its a matter between the MAN and his WIVES. If they are happy, why shud others be bothered? It makes me laugh when people speak of god allowing and disallowing certain things. As if man can do something God disallows ! It is ridiculous to think that ANYBODY can do ANYTHING against God's wish !
By the way Mr. jameel, please take note that u dont have any right to prohibit comments on answers in this forum !
Answered by Shunmugham, 24 May '10 07:51 pm

 
  
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