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 […]
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). […]
Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh has warned against celebrating the birthday of the Prophet (peace be upon him), saying that it is a superstitious practice that was illegally added to the religion.
We have a man with us at work who approves of the celebration of the birthday [of the Prophet (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) ], and advocates and insists upon this.
Is it permissible to participate in celebrating the remembrance of al-Mi’raaj (the ascending of the Prophet (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) to the heavens)?
What is the ruling regarding celebrating the birthday of the Prophet (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), and does the Prophet (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) attend [physically or spiritually]?