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Celebrate or not Celebrate Mawlid

Celebrate or Not Celebrate Mawlid? That's NOT the Question

Should we celebrate or not celebrate Mawlid? Almost all of us are aware of the term Mawlid. Mawlid is the observance of the birthday Of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) which is commemorated in Rabi` al-awwal. This occasion causes a lot of debates among Muslims. Should we celebrate or not? But more importantly, …

How Can Muslim Women Celebrate the Prophet’s Birthday

How Can Muslim Women Celebrate the Prophet’s Birthday?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Muslim men and women should epitomize the example of the Prophet (peace be upon him) in their daily lives. 2- Muslim women can celebrate the Prophet’s …

Fasting on the Prophet’s Birthday

Fasting on the Prophet’s Birthday: Permissible?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- There is no specific ritual act to be observed on 12 Rabi`ul- Awwal in particular. 2- Also, fasting on that day has no special virtue. 3- …

Is It OK to Celebrate the Prophet’s Birthday

Is It OK to Celebrate the Prophet’s Birthday?

Wa `alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Celebrating the Prophet’s birthday is a controversial issue among Muslim scholars. 2- The most correct opinion is that there …

Is Celebrating the Prophet's Birthday Bid`ah?

Is Celebrating the Prophet's Birthday Bid`ah?

Wa`alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: It is not bid`ah (an innovation) to celebrate the Prophet’s birthday as some may claim. Responding to the question, Sheikh Ahmad Kutty, a senior lecturer and an Islamic scholar at the Islamic Institute of …

Buying Sweets on the Prophet’s Birthday: Permissible?

Buying Sweets on the Prophet’s Birthday: Permissible?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: It is allowed to eat sweets in the occasion of the Prophet’s birthday as long as one does not consider it is a ritual, sunnah, or religious ordain …



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