Visit our YouTube channel for more Question: May Allaah reward you. The questioner says “What is the ruling regarding celebrating what is referred to as Mother’s Day?” Response: It is not permissible to celebrate [it]. The Muslims only have two ‘Eeds; [being] ‘Eed al-Fitr and ‘Eed al-Adhaa. And each [of these] ‘Eed[s] comes after fulfilling […]
Category: Customs & Celebrations
They claim to love the Prophet ﷺ
Visit our YouTube channel for more Questioner: What is the ruling…[regarding] the birthday…celebrating the birthday of the Prophet? Shaykh: Celebrating the birthday of the Prophet is also an innovation. If it was [something] good, then the companions (radhi-yAllaahu ‘anhum) would have done it; so where are they [who celebrate the birthday of the Prophet […]
Origin of celebrating the birthday of the Prophet ﷺ
Visit our YouTube channel for more Question: When did the innovation of [celebrating] the birthday [of the Prophet ﷺ] appear Shaykh Muhammad? Response: [It first appeared] in the 4th century [after the hijrah]; meaning, the [first] three virtuous centuries had passed and no-one had established it (i.e. the celebration of the Prophet’s ﷺ birthday). […]
Eating from the celebrations held on the occasion of the birthday of the Prophet ﷺ
Is it permissible to eat from the meat which has been slaughtered for the occasion of [celebrating] the birthday of the Prophet ﷺ?
Greeting one another with “Jumu’ah Mubaarakah” every Friday
What is the ruling regarding the Muslim saying to a[nother] Muslim ‘Jumu’ah Mubaarakah’ every Friday via mobile phone messages, or on [online] discussion forums?
Could not afford to offer the ‘aqeeqah sacrifice
A year and a half ago Allaah blessed me with a child, but I did not offer the [‘aqeeqah] sacrifice because I could not afford to do so; so can I offer a sacrifice now?
Exchanging congratulatory messages and good wishes at Christmas
With the advent of this calendar month begin the Christmas celebrations and festivals of the Christians. [So] what is the ruling regarding participating in their celebrations – either taking part or attending them, or exchanging gifts or congratulatory messages [and good wishes]?
Leaving for the ‘Eed prayer
[On the day of ‘Eed] is it from the Sunnah to go to the place of prayer on foot, or by transport?
Before leaving for the ‘Eed prayer
What is the Sunnah for a person [to do] before [leaving for] the [‘Eed] prayer on ‘Eed al-Fitr and ‘Eed al-Adh.haa?
Fasting the day of ‘Eed knowing its prohibition
What is the ruling regarding the person who fasts the day of ‘Eed despite knowing it is the day of ‘Eed?