Wedding traditions vary by religion, region, practice and also changes with time. Islamic weddings are unique compared to other religions and are strictly followed on the guidelines laid out by the religions heads as per the Quran. Marriage is considered as a contract, between Allah and the couple. The various stages of the wedding ceremony which can be considered as parts of the contract are well defined and practiced stringently.
Proposal in Muslim Marriage
The proposal of a man to the woman for marriage is considered as proposal and is considered as respecting her dignity. This would be considered the first stage of the nikah, or the Islamic marriage.