What is Nikaah?
Nikaah is the Islamic marriage contract is considered an integral part of an Islamic marriage, and outlines the rights and responsibilities of the groom and bride or other parties involved in marriage proceedings under Islamic matrimonial law.
Islamic wedding invitation cards or Nikaah invitations are used to formally invite the guests to the marriage. Islamic marriages can last a number of days and largely consist of 4 matrimonial events:
1) Nikah invites
2) Walima Invitations
3) Baraat invitation cards
4) Mehndi invitation
These cards are also used in Pakistani Muslim Weddings, South Asian Weddings, Arabic and Somali/African Muslim wedding parties
What is the Walima?
Walima, or the marriage banquet or feast and is the second of the two traditional parts of an Islamic wedding ceremonies. The walima is the feast that follows typically within a few weeks after the nikah or marriage ceremony. to essentially announce the marriage within the grooms locality. It designates a feast in Arabic. valima is used as a symbol to show domestic happiness in the household post-marriage.
What is the Baraat?
Baraat is a groom's wedding procession in both India and Pakistan. In both Indian and Pakistani traditions, it is customary for the bridegroom to travel to the wedding venue on a horse, accompanied by his family members, called the baraatis. Though lately it been via high spec sports and luxury cars.
What makes Muslim Invitations different is that Arabic Calligraphy is used either on the front of the wedding invitations or on the inside of insert of the card matter wording of the invites. Before ordering the wedding announcements, it is advised to check online for the right wording to use, we have examples on our website to help you.