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IMC Mahr
Rates as of today

Mahr ul Ajwaj

Mahr ul Fatimi

Mahr ul Ajwaj

Mahr ul Fatimi

Mahr ul Ajwaj

Mahr ul Fatimi

How is it calculated?

1530.9 grams * Silver Gram Rate - - - (Ajwaj)
1750.0 grams * Silver Gram Rate - - - (Fatima r.a)


Mahr ul Ajwaj:

A gift fit for the pure wives of our beloved Prophet ﷺ himself, the mahr given to his ﷺ Azwajun Mutahhara which was a total of 1530.9 grams of pure silver

Mahr ul Fatimi:

The actual Mahr presented to the Queen of Jannah Fatima (r.a) by Alī ibn Abī Ṭālib (r.a) which was a total of 1750.0 grams of pure silver.

Mahr: A Divine Blessing in Matrimony

In Islam, the concept of Mahr (also known as Dowry) holds profound significance in the sacred institution of marriage. It is a symbolic gift given by the groom to the bride as an expression of love, respect, and commitment. Mahr is deeply rooted in the Quran and the Hadith of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) and carries spiritual, social, and legal significance.

Background and Significance:

وَءَاتُواْ ٱلنِّسَآءَ صَدُقَٰتِهِنَّ نِحۡلَةٗۚ فَإِن طِبۡنَ لَكُمۡ عَن شَيۡءٖ مِّنۡهُ نَفۡسا فَكُلُوهُ هَنِيٓـٔا مَّرِيٓـٔا

"And give the women [upon marriage] their [bridal] gifts graciously. But if they give up willingly to you anything of it, then take it in satisfaction and ease."
(Quran, Surah An-Nisa, 4:4)

The Quran emphasises the importance of bestowing Mahr upon brides graciously. This practice signifies the groom's responsibility to honour and respect his wife, ensuring her financial security and dignity. It is a demonstration of commitment and care, and it sets the tone for a harmonious and loving marital relationship.

Different Rates of Mahr:

Mahr can vary widely based on factors such as the financial capability of the groom, cultural norms, and the mutual agreement between the bride and groom. There is no fixed rate for Mahr in Islam, as it is meant to be a flexible and considerate gesture rather than a burden.

How much Mahr should one pay?

Islam encourages moderation in all aspects of life, including Mahr. It is essential to ensure that the Mahr offered is fair, reasonable, and agreed upon willingly by both parties. The amount should not be excessive or burdensome.

The Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) said: "The best of dowers is the easiest (or most affordable)." (Sunan Ibn Majah)

This Hadith emphasises that the Mahr should be set at a level that is affordable and considerate of the groom's financial capacity. Ultimately, Mahr is a symbol of the divine blessings and commitment that come with the sacred bond of marriage in Islam.

How Will IMC Provide Mahr Services?

In the realm of Islamic finance, accuracy and adherence to ethical standards are paramount. This holds true for one of the most significant financial transactions in a Muslim's life—Mahr, the dowry given by the groom to the bride upon marriage. The IMC (Islamic Monetary Council) is here to provide you with precise and up-to-date information regarding Mahr rates, ensuring that your marriage adheres to the principles of fairness and justice as prescribed by Islamic tradition.

Why Accurate Mahr Rates Matter:

Determining the correct Mahr amount is crucial to ensure that both parties enter the marriage contract willingly and with full understanding, without undue financial burden.

IMC's Commitment to Accuracy:

  1. Scholarly Guidance: The IMC comprises experts well-versed in Islamic jurisprudence. We rely on the guidance of reputable Islamic scholars and jurists to provide accurate and up-to-date Mahr rates.
  2. Local Context: Mahr rates can vary based on geographical location and local customs. IMC considers these variations and provides region-specific guidance.
  3. Economic Factors: We analyse economic factors such as inflation, currency valuation, and living costs to determine appropriate Mahr rates in today's context.

How IMC Provides Accurate Mahr Rates:

  1. Research and Analysis: IMC conducts rigorous research and analysis, consulting multiple sources, and the opinions of renowned scholars.
  2. Regular Updates: Mahr rates are not static; they can change over time due to economic fluctuations and changing societal norms. IMC ensures that our Mahr rate recommendations are regularly updated to reflect current conditions.
  3. Customisation: IMC recognises that each couple's situation is unique. We provide personalised consultations to help determine a Mahr amount that aligns with the financial capabilities of the groom and the expectations of the bride.

How to Access IMC's Mahr Rate Recommendations:

To obtain accurate Mahr rate recommendations from IMC, simply reach out to us through our contact information on our website. Our team of experts is ready to assist you in determining the appropriate Mahr amount for your unique circumstances.

With the guidance and support of the Islamic Monetary Council, you can enter into your marriage with confidence, knowing that your Mahr reflects the principles of Islam and the spirit of fairness and justice. Your journey toward a blessed and harmonious marriage begins with accurate and ethical Mahr rates from the IMC.

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