Islamic Law Review on the Customary Procession Ahead of Marriage in Coper Village, Jetis District, Ponorogo Regency
The tradition of nyekar and manggulan is an interesting tradition in Coper Village, Jetis District, Ponorogo Regency which has its own procedures and purposes so that it is different from other places. This is qualitative field research, applying an Islamic legal approach with urf theory. The data are collected using observation, documentation, and interview methods. The results of this study indicate that: (1) the background of the traditional procession of nyekar and manggulan before the wedding in Coper Village, Jetis District, Ponorogo Regency is to pray to Allah and ask for blessings from ancestors by giving alms to the community so that the wedding ceremony runs smoothly. (2) According to Islamic law, the background and procedures for the implementation of the traditional procession of nyekar and manggulan before marriage in Coper Village, in the perspective of 'urf are included in 'urfshahih because they have fulfilled the conditions needed to be considered as acceptable. The conditions are that it does not contradict the Shara', and is harmless to the community. The 'urf has become common among Muslims, and it does not apply to acts of worship that are mahdhah.