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  • Nikaah on December 25th

    Question: My daughter is due to do Nikaah, Inshaa Allah soon and we were hoping to do this on 25th December. However as new Muslim myself and also my daughter convert, we have been told that really this day we as Muslims should not do anything on this day as it is a pagan celebration, also something to do with Nimrad, I'm sorry, I'm not sure if this.. More

  • Being with non-Muslim relatives during Christmas

    Question: Recently became Muslim and wonder about celebrating holidays with my Christian family. My family is Christian but are very accepting of my new faith. They by no means want to put any pressure on me. I find that especially around Christmas time is very hard for me. To me the holiday has always less of a religious holiday and more about being.. More

  • Selling Christmas gifts and decorations

    Question: I'm working in a gift and souvenir shop. In Christmas season we selling x-mas gifts and decorations. Is it permissible in Islam? 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 exalt his mention as well as.. More

  • Muslims celebrating Christmas

    Question: Can a Muslim celebrate Christmas? Is there any Aalim who tells that it is Haram to celebrate? If so who? Is there any Fatwa about celebrating Christmas? Is it written in the holy Qur'an about Christmas? Fatwa: Praise be to Allah, the Lord of the World; and blessings and peace be upon our Prophet Muhammad and upon all his Family and Companions... More

  • Congratulating non Muslims on their feasts

    Question: Is it allowed for us as Muslims to congratulate Christians in their eids? (I.e. Merry Christmas, etc.) Fatwa: Praise be to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds; and blessings and peace be upon our Prophet Muhammad and upon all his Family and Companions. It is forbidden for all Muslims to congratulate any non-Muslims for their feasts. Allah.. More

  • Ruling on putting Christmas tree to attract customers

    Question: I own a shop in a foreign country. Is it permissible to put a Christmas tree in the shop for the purpose of decoration and to attract customers? May Allah reward you. 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, sallallaahu ‘alayhi.. More

  • His Christian wife wants to take their daughter to celebrate Christmas

    Question: I am a young Muslim man married to a Christian woman and we have a Muslim daughter who is two years old. My wife wants to take our daughter to her parents' house so that they can celebrate Christmas, but I do not agree, although I cannot prevent her from doing so and if I divorce her, I would lose my daughter as I live in the West. Please.. More

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