“Islam permits you to marry your cousins” says maulana in a viral video

In a recent video that became popular on social media, Maulana Mufti Tariq Masood made several statements on Islamic marriage. According to Maulana Mufti, Islamic law permits cousin marriages. Following the video’s viral success, there were a lot of discussions.

Maulana Mufti clarified in his video that according to Islamic Sharia, marriage between cousins is permissible. According to him, such relationships are not considered forbidden in Islam, rather it is considered a way to strengthen family relationships. The account rastrawadigirl on Instagram has posted the video. Maulana states, “You can marry your niece or nephew in a relationship,” in the video. It is permissible for you to wed your cousin’s son or daughter. Such interactions are acceptable and do not involve any sin.

Mufti Tariq Masood is an Islamic scholar. Such statements of his often go viral on social media. They underwent intensive full-time study of classical subjects of Islamic education and were awarded formal certifications as ‘Alims’ to teach subjects of the Quran, Tafsir, Hadith, Arabic grammar and linguistics, faith and creed, and Islamic law and legal theory.

The viral video received more than 1 lakh views and around 2 thousand likes. After watching the video, viewers shared various reactions. Such statements always keep the video at the center of discussion. Maulana Mufti Tariq Masood made that kind of unlogical statement on Islamic marriage.

Mufti Tariq Masood’s answer was endorsed by other viewers who said it was in line with conventional Islamic beliefs. Some, on the other hand, cited cultural and personal preferences as reasons why they found the idea of cousin weddings uncomfortable. The video’s viral status has brought different perspectives within the community to light and initiated a wider conversation about how Islamic law is interpreted in contemporary culture.

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