eBook Category Archive: CELEBRATIONS

Wedding Customs

Almost every aspect of the marriage ceremony today in our community is alien to Islãm, based on pagan tradition handed down to us from our forefathers or copied from other communities. From engagement to honeymoon and everything in between stag/hen nights, Mendhi party, Mo’harue, the hiring of a wedding car, the arrival party for the …

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Participating in Disbelievers Festivals

Some Muslims Participate with the Christians in their Eids (Festivals/Celebrations/Holiday Observances). Read advice of Shaykh Muhammad Ibn Saalih al-Uthaymeen, the renowned Scholar – 2 pages.

Non-Muslim Celebrations by Ibn Taymiyyah

Some among the Ummah of Muhammad SAW are following the people of falsehood such as the Jews, Christians, Zoroastrians, idol-worshippers etc. whilst a group is remaining steadfast to the truth despite the pressures. This is all part of the decreed system of the universe. But this does not mean that we should give in and …

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Celebrating Middle of Shaban by Ibn Baaz

Ibn Baaz’s article on celebrating Middle of Shaban. Among the bid’ahs that have been invented by some people is celebrating the middle of Sha’baan (Laylat al-Nusf min Sha’baan), and singling out that day for fasting. There is no evidence (daleel) for that which can be regarded as reliable. Some da’eef (weak) ahaadeeth have been narrated …

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Celebrating Christmas & New Year

Allah SWT says: “And those who do not witness falsehood [al-zoor]…” [al-Furqaan 25:72] As regards the festivals of the mushrikeen: “They combine confusion, physical desires and falsehood, there is nothing in them that is of any religious benefit, and the instant gratification involved in them only ends up in pain. Thus they are falsehood, and …

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Celebrating birthday of Prophet SAWS

This is an article on the Ruling of Celebrating the birthday of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) given by the leading scholars of authentic Sunnah. The scholars have unanimously concluded that Celebrating the birthday of the Prophet is forbidden and is to be rejected for several reasons, primarily, because it …

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