They also offer their services as a function venue and can accommodate small to medium functions. The preferred rule according to scholars, however, is to host a feast after consummation has taken place since consummation indeed calls for a celebration. Why we host a walima Well known Cape Town aalim, Shaykh Abdurahman Alexander, explained that when the bridal couple marries, according to the shariah Islamic law ; it is Sunnah to host a walima. It was an honour being part of your wedding weekend! I have posted enough shots to give you an idea of the full picture. In modern times it is becoming prevalent for Muslim couples to adopt Hindu and western culture.
Hire the venue and get your catering and decor all done by the same company. Thank you so much to all the wedding party and Sheena Henry the photographer who covered the bride side of the wedding who guided me through the day. What was the hardest part about wedding planning? Make your event a truly special one for your guests. In our modern world, it is always so touching to see a bride leaving her family home accompanied by blessings from those near and dear. We have had compliments from clients streaming in about the fantastic food and the venue. I have learned so much and I absolutely loved the experience, it was amazing! Adriaan met up with Imraan and the boys at the Mosque to capture all the happenings while I stayed with Nihaal and the ladies.
I must say people are quite friendly and accommodating when they see a wedding couple. The walima holds great esteem within the religion of Islam, to the Extent that the Prophet Muhammad May peace and blessings be upon Him stated that if an individual is invited to a walima, the invitation should not be declined. It is, however, advised that brides not make unreasonable requests. A walima refers to the celebration of the marriage and a celebration of the bridal couple. But most of all, it was my own style that inspired me the most. The marriage is then formalized when the declaration of marriage by the Imaam, in the presence of witnesses and when the groom accepts.
Toilets also include a baby change station. Kindly arrange an with us beforehand. We made sure our personality and style was reflected in everything we did especially with the décor. They offer three different settings each having a distinctive character. The tables of guest were also traditionally served Konfyt and snacks. I had such a feeling of relief on the day, seeing that everything was perfect, even the weather! Lots of sweat and tears and laughs went into these photos, and it was taken with loads of love. They seemed quite at home there! The Engagement function: At the engagement function elaborately wrapped gifts are exchanged which may include fruit baskets, sweets baskets, prayer mats, elaborate rosaries and specially boxed or wrapped Quraans, the Muslim holy book , some clothing items, watches and other jewelry.
Jacques and I were seated with the Imam who married us in front of everyone. We are so privileged to experience other cultures right here in our own city. His passion for his family, people, creation and perfect moments inspires him in his shoots which he always approach as uniquely as his own style. This means you have complete privacy and exclusivity. The historic catered for the evening reception celebrations. It is an established convention centre aimed at catering for various formats of larger scale events. Here is just a few of our favorites from your wedding day.
These are just few diy items, there were so much more! Little gift boxes were made and decorated by his family for each guest and had prayer beads in them also made by his family , which was very special. The venue looked very impressive with three rows of long tables going down the middle. Your experience and contribution was amazing. I have the most beautiful wife and am blessed with a wonderfully supportive circle of family and friends. The wedding celebrations actually started on a Thursday which saw a large number of our families come together for a dinner and watch me having my mehndi done. With the commercialization of many regions of South Africa, Cape Town has transformed itself into a contemporary city. At this meeting, they can either decide on an informal engagement or a date can be set for a formal engagement ceremony.
I absolutely love doing muslim wedding photography! But then again, I will be in great hands. I was not so lucky to have had my mom there which was the hardest thing to go through, but my dad was my support and my anchor and stood in as if I had both my parents. We would like to congratulate this beautiful couple and wish them many years filled with love and happiness. I took a moment towards the end of the reception to look at all the people, laughing, mingling, dancing and having a good time and at that very moment, I felt so incredibly grateful for the people in our lives. At the point when the husband arrives he would lift her veil, put the wedding band on her finger and kiss his wife, for the first time. The marriage certificate: The marriage certificate book would then be filled in and senior male relatives present from both families would be asked to sign as witnesses, typically four or six witnesses. It is exceptional to find such a venue with a beautiful garden in the heart of the Mother City.
Come visit my blog to see them in August. We have beautiful private meeting rooms. They are the sweetest, most gentle couple. Have a look at the photo when Firoz sees his bride for the first time It is just priceless. My style of shooting evolved from working with one of South Africa's top photographers, , who also happened to be my mentor when I started out. Ample safe parking is available. It was then built up into a solid structure with no risk of weather related issues.