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  • The forbiddance of celebrating non-Muslims festivals

    Indeed, Allah The Almighty sent upon the Muslims the best of Messengers and revealed to them the finest of religions, the most perfect of laws and the most complete of messages, as confirmed by His Statement The Almighty (that means): {This day I Have perfected for you your religion and completed My favor upon you and Have approved for you Islam as.. More

  • Muslim ‘Eeds in Islam

    Some people might think, falsely, that celebrating the disbelievers’ occasions is a way to entertain children on the one hand, and to facilitate trade on the other hand. However, the first belief indicates ignorance of Sharee‘ah, and the second ignorance of sound creed. When Allah The Almighty forbade the polytheists to approach Al-Masjid.. More

  • ‘Eed-I

    The risk involved in celebrating the holidays of the People of the Book is more severe than those of pre-Islamic times, for the Muslim Ummah (nation) was particularly cautioned against imitating the Jews and Christians, and informed that yet, a group of it would follow their traces [throughout history], whereas paganism would return only near the end.. More

  • Holidays: Rites and Symbols

    {And for all religions, there is an appointed rite} [Quran 22:34] The more you act contrary to the denizens of Hell, the further you are from deeds characteristic of them, and the more distant you are from the punishment of Hellfire. Anas, may Allah be pleased with him, narrated: “The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,.. More

  • Types of feasts

    Some religious scholars have divided feasts into two categories: religious and non-religious. The religious are divided into those stated by text, such as like Al-Fitr and Al-Adh'haa. As far as they are concerned, it is unanimously acknowledged by the scholars that it is permissible to celebrate them, and permissible entertainment and amusement on.. More

  • The forbiddance of imitating non-Muslims - II

    It should be known that opposing the polytheists and the People of the Book is enjoined by Sharee‘ah. It was narrated on the authority of Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with him, that the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “Change [the color of] the grey hair, so that you will not resemble the Jews and Christians.&r.. More

  • The forbiddance of imitating non-Muslims - I

    The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said that some people from his Ummah (nation) will imitate the People of the Book in whatever they do. It was narrated on the authority of Abu Sa‘eed, may Allah be pleased with him, that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “You will certainly follow the ways of those who.. More

  • Gifts to an employee from contractors dealing with his company

    Question: According to the Sharee'ah, is it permitted for us to accept gifts (like calendars, or dairies, or watches, etc.), at the beginning of every year, from the Contractors who are working for our company (we award them contracts)? Please advice. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy.. More

  • Ruling on accepting New Years’ gifts

    Question: Is it permissible to accept the New Years’ gifts such as calendars and diaries etc. from companies that deal with the company where we work? These companies give these gifts to all the personnel of the department where I work. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of.. More

  • A new Muslim attending a Christmas family gathering

    Question: Salam Alykum, i am a revert muslim 3 years ago and i have strong faith of ALLAH, i live in qatar alone and i visit my non-muslim parents just once a year, since i become a muslim i like to stay in arab country were every street and every corner thier is a mosque because its difficult to live in our city were no muslim people around. all.. More

  • Muslims preparing a turkey dinner on Thanksgiving Day

    Question: Assalamu Alaikum. I am a Muslim living in Minnesota, and my family has made it tradition to make a turkey dinner ever year on Thanksgiving Day. I was wondering if such an act is considered Haram. My siblings tell me that we do it on Thanksgiving Day because it's one of the few days throughout the year in which the whole family is off from.. More

  • Visiting non-Muslim mother on Christmas day

    Question: assalamu alaykum i am a revert and my family are non-muslim. i understand that it is forbidden for me to participate in christmas celebrations, but if my mother invites me to visit on christmas day do i have to go? jazzakAllah khiren Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of.. More

  • Giving and receiving Christmas presents

    Question: I recently heard it is Shirk to give Christmas presents, but is it also Shirk to accept Christmas presents, I work in a school and receive many presents. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad is His slave and Messenger, may Allah.. More

  • The obligation of differing from the non-Muslims

    Allah, the Most High, has granted the Muslims a comprehensive set of rules (Sharee’ah) that cover all religious and worldly matters. He made happiness both in this world and in the Hereafter contingent on working according it and adhering to its guidance. Allah The Most High Says (what means): “Whoever follows My guidance will neither go.. More

  • Selling dolls and Christmas items

    Question: We have a company of toys we sell dolls and something for Christmas and the doll like a tiger and some animals and small cars is what we sell Haraam and is Tehreb (to get something in the country without to pay on it here in our country ) is this Haraam? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there.. More

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