Ruling on Muslims’ following the Kafir (disbelievers) in their Special occasions, propagating and celebrating them – Alifta

Statement from the Permanent Committee for Scholarly Research and Ifta’ concerning the ruling on celebrating the Gregorian Year 2000 and related issues All praise be to Allah, Alone, and peace and blessings be upon the Last of the Prophets. .. The questioners have asked about the ruling on dedicating attention to the Gregorian millennium, celebrating …

Ruling on Celebrating the Birthday of the Prophet – Dr. Saleh as Saleh [Audio|En]

Listen / Download Mp3 Posted from:  FAQ and Clarification of Misconceptions Concerning Prophet Muhammad ﷺ – Dr Saleh as Saleh [Audio Series|En] Visit the website of Dr. Saleh as Saleh (rahimahullaah) : Understand-islam.net

Holding birthday parties for children – Permanent Committee

Q: Some of our Muslim brethren hold birthday parties for themselves and their children, what is the ruling on such festivals?  A: The basic principle regarding acts of Ibadah (worship) is that they are Tawqifiy (bound by a religious text and not amenable to personal opinion), and as such, no one is allowed to worship …

Ruling on Celebrating Birthdays and Wedding Anniversaries in Islam – Shaykh ibn Uthaymeen

Question: What is the ruling on organizing celebrations for the birthdays of children or for wedding anniversaries? Answer: There are no celebrations in Islaam except Friday the weekly ‘Eid, the first day of Shawwal – ’Eidal-Adha. The day of ’Arafah might be called an ‘Eid for those who are at’Arafah on that day, and the …

Celebrating National Day (Youm-ul-Watani) is Prohibited as it is Imitating Disbelievers (Kuffaar) – alifta

Answer to a Question Posed to Permanent Committee : Firstly: `Eid (festival) means in Arabic gatherings that Ta'ud (comes again) on a habitual manner. It may come again in a year, a month, or a week. Therefore, the word 'Eid means a day that comes again like `Eid-ul-Fitr (the Festival of Breaking the Fast) or …

How is that you can rest O Advising Believer ? – Shaykh Rabee’ bin Haadee

As sallamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu Sheikh Rabee’ bin Haadee al-Madkhalee (hafidhahullah) said: “How is that you can rest O’ advising believer and you see the people of innovation plotting and the people of tribulation (fitan) and corruption plotting against your sons and your brothers  with respect to the ‘aqeedah (belief) and the manhaj (methodology)?! …

Celebrating the Prophet’s Birthday (Mawlid) : Excerpts from Works by a Numerous People of Knowledge

Excerpts from Works by a Numerous People of Knowledge Translated & Compiled by Abbas Abu Yahya The Salaf as-Salih Did Not Celebrate It o   Shaykh ul-Islaam Ibn Taymeeyah -Rahimullaah- said regarding theMawlid of the Prophet -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- : ‘The Salaf as-Salih did not do this even though they could have done it and …

Some Points of Contention for The One Who Celebrates The Remembrance of Al-Israa’ and Al-Mi’raaj To Be Aware Of : Shaykh ‘Abdul Qaadir al-Junayd

 The First Point:  No authentic proof has been related affirming the specific date of al-Israa' wal-Mi'raaj. Al-Imaam Ibn Taymiyyah stated, as in "Zaad al Ma'ad," 58/1: "No known proof has been established. Neither concerning its month, which part of the month it was in nor its specific date. Rather, what has been narrated related to …

Hold Firm To The Sunnah And Do Not Innovate In Rajab – Abu Muhammad al Maghribee [Audio|En]

Listen / Download Mp3 Here (Time 32:45) This khutbah was given on Friday, May 24, 2013 at Masjid Tawheed in Stone Mountain, GA. Audio Posted from: http://followthesalaf.com

Innovations Practiced In the Sacred month of Rajab – Abu Muhammad al Maghribee [Audio|En]

Listen / Download Mp3 Here (Time 44:14) This talk was given on Thursday, May 16, 2013. From one of the works of our noble sheikh al-Allaama Dr Saaleh al-Fawzaan,hafidhahullaahu ta'ala. Audio Posted from: http://followthesalaf.com The various innovations which are common in this sacred month of Rajab : Celebrating Prophet’s Night Journey (Isra’ and Mi’raaj) Kunday (Preparing & Distributing kheer puri) Performing Salaat …

The Ruling Concerning Miladun-Nabi : Shaykh bin Baz

By the Shaykh - the noble Scholar - 'Abdul-Azeez bin Baaz [1] Al-Istiqaamah Issue No.3 - Rabî'ul-Awwal 1417H / August 1996 All praise is for Allaah and the blessing of Allaah and His peace be upon the Messenger, and upon his Family, his Companions and all those who follow his guidance. After that: It is …

Valentines Day : Yawm al-Hubb : The Permanent Committee

Question: Some people celebrate Yawm al-Hubb (Valentine's Day)on February 14 [the second month of the Christian Gregorian calendar] every year by exchanging red roses as gifts. They also dress up in red clothing, and congratulate one another (on this occasion). Some sweet shops produce special sweets - red in colour - and draw hearts upon …

Ashoora (10th Muharram) – Between Sunnah & Bida – Shaykh Abdullah an-Najmi [Audio|Ar-En]

Bismillah wa -Alhamdulillah wa Salaatu wa Salaam 'alaa Rasulillah 'amma ba'd The Noble Shaykh ‘Abdullah an-Najmi (May Allah Preserve Him) from the mashaayikh of Jeezan, Saudi Arabia  is a student of Ash-Shaykh Ahmad an-Najmi (rahimahullah) and Shaykh Zayd al-Madkhalee (hafidhahullah). Listen / Download Mp3 Here (Time 33:45) Ibn 'Abbaas (radhiyAllahu ‘anhumaa) reported, “The Messenger of Allah (sallAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)observed Saum (fasting) on the day of ‘Ashoora and commanded us to fast on this day.” [Al-Bukhaaree and Muslim] Abu Qatadah …

Ibn ‘Uthaymeen on April fools And Its Dangers

Scholar: Imâm Muhammad bin Sâlih bin ´Uthaymîn Source: islamcast.wordpress.com/2009/03/29 Reference: Darulhadith.com Translation & video: aFatwa.com Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymîn: I warn my Muslim brothers against what some stupid people do when they narrate april jokes. This lie have they taken from the jews, the christians, fire-worshipers (Majûs) and other disbelievers. Not only is this act a lie, …

Celebrating ‘Eid ul-Hubb (Holiday of Love, or Valentine’s Day) – Permanent Committee

Fatwa from Permanent Committee : Question : Some people celebrate Valentine's Day on February 14 by exchanging red roses, dressing in red, and congratulating one another on that day. Some cake shops make heart-shaped cakes in red and draw hearts on them and other shops advertise special items on sale for this day. What is …

A Muslim is prohibited to congratulate the disbelievers, Christians, Jews or whomever, on their distinctive occasions

Fatwa no. 21079 Q: On 12/8/1420 A.H. notices were placed on the roads of Riyadh conveying congratulations from the Banque Saudi Fransi on the New Year. Employees of the Banque Saudi Fransi wish the Saudi people a merry year. Respected shaykh, it undoubtedly hurts every Muslim to find things like this common in the land of Tawhid (belief in …

Ruling on Celebrating the Mid-Sha’ban Night – Detailed fatwa from Sheikh Ibn Baz

Ruling on Celebrating the Mid-Sha’ban Night Fatwas of Ibn Baz, Volume 1, Warning against Bid’ahs, Third Treatise: Ruling on celebrating the night before the fifteenth of Sha’ban, Page No. 186 – 192, alifta.net Praise be to Allah Who has perfected the religion for us and has completed the favor upon us! Peace and blessings of …

The Sahabah who loved and followed the Prophet the most did not celebrate his Mawlid – Fatwas of Nur Ala Al-Darb

Source: alifta.net Q: My question is about celebrating the Mawlid (the Prophet's birthday). In our locality there is a custom that after three days of a person's death, the family of the deceased holds a celebration of the birthday of the Prophet (peace be upon him). Some people hold it one month or one year …

Congratulating on new Gregorian year, the new Hijri (lunar) year, and the Mawlid (the Prophet’s birthday) – alifta

Fatwas > Al-Muharram Fatwas > Congratulations on the new year or the occasion of Mawlid The first question of Fatwa no. 20795 Q 1: Is it permissible to congratulate non-Muslims on the occasion of the new Gregorian year, the new Hijri (lunar) year, and the Mawlid (the Prophet’s birthday)? A: It is not permissible to …

Ruling Regarding Standing for National Anthems or Flags – Permanent Commitee

Q: Is it permissible to stand in honor of a national anthem or flag? A: It is not permissible for a Muslim to stand in honor of a national anthem or flag; this is a repudiated Bid‘ah (innovation in religion) as it did not happen during the time of the Messenger of Allah (peace be …