Fatawa Since 2014-01-06

Celebrating the birthday of the Prophet (prayers and peace of Allah be upon him)

We celebrate the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). On this day, we read a lot of salutations on him and engage in a lot of prayers to Allah. We try to show our love for our Prophet (peace be upon him). How come you say we cannot do it?
 

Answered by Sheikh `Abd al-Wahhâb al-Turayrî, former professor at al-Imâm University in Riyadh   Among the innovations that have become widespread in Muslim societies is the celebration of the birthday of the Prophet (peace be upon him). This celebration is observed in ... Continue Reading

Loving him in light of the Mawlid

By Gulraz Gachi

“There has certainly come to you a Messenger from among yourselves. Grievous to him is what you suffer; (he is) concerned over you and to the believers is kind and merciful.”[1]

Allah the Most Merciful truly blessed His servants with the coming of His beloved Messenger ...

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Implication of Sunnah & caution against Innovation

It is not permissible to celebrate the birthday of the Messenger صلى الله عليه وسلم or somebody else. In fact, it must be stopped, as it is an innovation in the religion. ... more

Celebrating Birthday of the Prophet

The Prophet PBUH said: «Do not exaggerate about me as the Christians exaggerated about the son of Maryam. I am only a slave, so say, ?The slave of Alaah and His Messenger» [Reported by al-Bukhari]. ... more

The Birthday of the seal of Prophets

"Whoever innovates anything in this matter of ours (i.e., Islam), that is not part of it will be rejected." [Agreed upon]. ... more