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 …

Acquiring the disbelievers nationality – Shaykh Muhammad Ali Ferkous

Fatwa no: 29 Category: Fatwas about Aqîda (Creed) and Tauhîd (monotheism) The Question: I am an Algerian young man; religiously upright (If Allah سبحانه wills). I have lived in Canada for a long time and I try to leave it as soon as possible. But I do not have a residence to settle down in …

Ruling on leaving one’s hair to grow , cut it short or shaving it off – Shaykh al Albaani

[57] Question: One of the students of knowledge asked: Many school students ask one another concerning the ruling on leaving one's hair to grow and shaving it off. They are confused about this issue because of what the school presses on them from the obligation of shaving all of the head or cutting it very …

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 …

Advice for brothers who wear shirts, ties and suits when they have the ability to wear thobes

Q.​The individual is asking what is your advice for brothers who wear shirts, ties and suits when they have the ability to wear thobes? A.​ The shaykh mentioned if that person is in a society where this is the norm in the society the wearing of ties, suits, shirts etc then it is permissible for …

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 …

~ Happy New Year ?! – Shaykh Fawzaan [Video|Ar-En]

Uploaded by abdalla508 on Youtube Related Links: A Muslim is prohibited to congratulate the disbelievers, Christians, Jews or whomever, on their distinctive occasions Congratulating on new Gregorian year, the new Hijri (lunar) year, and the Mawlid Greeting The Kuffaar On Christmas – Imaam Muhammad Ibn Saalih al-Uthaymeen

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 …

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 …