THE STATUS OF NIKAH AND ITS VALUES IN ISLAMIC SHARIA AND SOCIETY
Keywords:Nikah, Bond, Quran, Sunnah, Desire, Benefits, Scholarly
The term Nikah is an Arabic word literally means to combine. In broad sense it is the combination of two perssonsi-e male and female in view the known sharia rulings. It is not only a social contract but also is a form of worhip as described by the Holy Prophet S.A.W. Nikah is an essential step which confirms the mental sights of two parties and ensures a legitimate and psychologically safe and sound relation. In the Holy Quran it is explained as the first ever relation on the earth between the human beings. In this article the Nikah has been discussed in light of Quran and Sunnah.Thedevine instructions in regard to this relation have been explained showing that what is the status of Nikah in Islam? Similarly the advantage of conducting Nikah that are social, moral, phychological etc have also been elaborated. The methodology adopted for this research is inductive and despcriptive (Qualitative). The verses of the Holy Quran and the other wordings of Hadith etc have been added.