Perception about the Trends of Matrimonial Ceremonies in Peshawar Region: Islamic Perspective


  • Dr. Naseem Akhter Assistant Professor, Department of Islamic Studies Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, Pakistan.


Islamic teachings, Trends, Matrimonial ceremonies, Peshawar region, Male and female


Marriage is a bond that ties two individuals into a conjugal relationship. This relationship is vital in Islam since it makes a family, a family changes over into a clan and ultimately the clan moves in the society. Islam appends extraordinary significance to this bond, so simplicity is liked in this relationship. The aim of this research was to examine the marriage customs in the Peshawar region. The investigation uncovered that the vast majority in the Peshawar region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is embracing non-Shariah ceremonies at weddings. The ceremonies of marriage functions in the Peshawar region are received from Hindu traditions. For the assortment of information, the statistical technique was chosen and 200 samples were made, each questionnaire had ten questions. These samples were distributed among the people (males and females) randomly and gathered perspectives were shown through different measurable tables and diagrams. The most perspectives on individuals were that the Peshawar region is embracing non-Shariah customs in wedding rituals. It is an explanation of the ignorant of Islamic teachings. With the progression of time, individuals are moving towards destruction because of less knowledge about Islam. In this manner, the desperate need of it that Islamic teachings ought to be followed and simplicity ought to be embraced in wedding rituals. This exploration paper can be helpful and informative in its particular field for researchers and readers.




How to Cite

Akhter, D. N. (2021). Perception about the Trends of Matrimonial Ceremonies in Peshawar Region: Islamic Perspective. Al-Āfāq Islamic Research Journal, 1(2), 14–34. Retrieved from