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Food distributed on Mawlid

Is it permissible to eat food that is distributed on the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him)? Some people quote as evidence the idea that because Abu Lahb set free a slave woman on the birthday of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him), Allaah reduced the torment for him on that day.

Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: There is no festival in Islamic sharee’ah that is called “The Prophet’s Birthday”. Neither the Sahaabah nor the Taabi’een nor the four imams nor anyone else recognized such a day as part of their religion. Rather this festival was ... Continue Reading

The Islamic Concept of Celebrating

The Islamic Concept of Celebrating Islam teaches Muslims how to celebrate the `Eids. On these days, the Muslims take a bath and wear their best clothes.

Even though fasting is not permitted on the `Eid days, yet, the major part of the celebration is not eating or drinking - rather, it ...
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His mother will be angry if he does not celebrate Mother's Day

Celebrating Mother;s Day is an innovated matter which the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) and his companions (may Allaah be pleased with them) did not do. ... more

St. Patrick's Day? (NO)

Can we as Muslims, celebrate or allow our children to join in the St. Patrick's Day celebrations? ... more

Valentine's Day (Love or Lust)

Is this day really about "love"? ... more

Celebrate Satan?

Shayton Doesn't Want You To Know? ... more

To You Be Your Celebrations, And To Me Mine

This article is meant to present, based on the Qur’aan and the authentic Sunnah, guidelines for evaluating holidays and other related practices. This should enable one to reach a quick and sound conclusion when faced with such events. ... more

The Blessed Eid Al-Adha (Sacrifice)

O beloved, the feasts are not pleasant but by following the Sunnah of the Messenger of Allah, prayers and peace of Allah be upon him. Therefore, I would like to remind you of some of the authenticated actions that the Prophet, prayers and peace of Allah be upon him, used to do on the Day of Arafat and the Days the blessed Eid of Al-Adha. ... more

Mother's Day - A historical overview and the scholars' rulings on this holiday

Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): "And your Lord has decreed that you worship none but Him. And that you be dutiful to your parents..." ... more

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