Dating in islamic culture
Depending on individual family traditions, the bride-to-be may also be presented with an gifts such as jewelry and a variety of gifts.Some religious families may also recite Surah Al-Fatihah.A prayer (Dua) and blessings are then recited for the couple, and the wedding date is decided.
This event is held a few days before the main wedding ceremony and was traditionally held separately for the bride and the groom.
An engagement (called nisbat It is usually a small ceremony that takes place in the presence of a few close members of the would-be bride's and groom’s families.
Rings and other items of jewelry among affluent families are exchanged between the would-be bride and groom.
In arranged marriages, the first visit is purely for the parties to become acquainted with one another and does not include a formal proposal.
Following the first visit, both the man and woman have their say in whether or not they would like a follow up to this visit.