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Virtue of Hastening to Marriage - Al Imaam ibn Baz - The Salafi Centre of Manchester
The virtue of taking the first opportunity to get married. Al Imaam ibn Baz (rahimahullah) was asked about delaying marriage due to certain reasons, from them: an individual’s (male or female) job, their social and financial circumstances and studies. The answer: What is required is to take the first opportunity to get married. The youth (young man & women) should not delay marriage for the reason of studies. And the young women should not delay marriage for the reason of studies, as marriage does not prevent anything from that. And it is possible for the young man to get married and preserve his religion, his manners and lower his gaze and at the same time he continues to study. And likewise for the young women, when Allah makes it easy for her a compatible match, she should hasten to get married even if she is still studying. All of this does not prevent (marriage). So what is required is to take the first opportunity and to agree to marriage if a compatible person proposes. And studies does not prevent that. And if a part of the studies was left out, then that’s still ok. What’s important is that you learn that which makes you know your religion. And the rest is a (extra) benefit. And in marriage there are numerous advantages, especially in this time (we are in), and due to the harm that’s upon the young women and men in delaying it. Therefore, what is required upon all young …