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  • The ruling on congratulating non-Muslims on their celebrations

    Question: What is the ruling regarding congratulating non-Muslims on their holidays and celebrations? Answer: It is not permissible for the Muslims to congratulate the Christians for their holidays and celebrations because this would be cooperation on that which is sin and transgression. Allah Says (what means): "…And cooperate in.. More

  • Celebrating Christmas

    Question: My girlfriend is a teacher in the Netherlands where most schools celebrate Christmas. Can she celebrate Christmas, although she does not have the intention to celebrate it? 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,.. 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

  • 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

  • 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

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The ruling on congratulating non-Muslims on their celebrations

Question: What is the ruling regarding congratulating non-Muslims on their holidays and celebrations? Answer: It is not permissible for the Muslims to congratulate the Christians for their holidays and celebrations because this would be cooperation on that which is sin and transgression. Allah Says (what means): "…And cooperate in righteousness and piety, but do not cooperate in...More