In principle, these events appear to be a good idea as you can meet a mass of men looking to marry in a halal setting as possible.Those in attendance have the option to bring a mahram for an additional charge.These people will have dates on a regular basis, and they may or may not be having sexual relations.This period of courtship is sometimes seen as a precursor to engagement or marriage.The two are at Halal Speed Dating, a new matchmaking event in Kuala Lumpur that is helping Malaysian Muslims find partners in a largely conservative society where courtship is frowned upon and marriages are often arranged.The dating service is halal, meaning permissible under Islamic law, as it is practiced with an Islamic twist: women speed daters must be chaperoned by a wali, or guardian until she gets married and who grants her the permission to do so.
With a tad bit of trepidation, I decided to attend a marriage event.
A client can shortlist up to three possible partners but can only negotiate marriage with one at a time, in accordance with Islamic rules.
“Halal Speed Dating is the anti-Tinder,” co-founders Zuhri Yuhyi, 34, and Norhayati Ismail, 41, said in a release, referring to the U.
"We are just helping people along a little.î Speed dating involves 20 to 30 mini-meetings, which last about three minutes each.
The host seats the participants at numbered tables and after a whirlwind conversation, each man moves on to the next table.