Category Archives: New Year

How could a Muslim celebrate Christmas and New Year’s? By – Shaykh Uthaymeen (rahimahullaah)

Shaykh Uthaymeen (rahimahullaah): Then what is worse than that; is some Muslims celebrate the New Year, and they glorify it and venerate it, and it is connected to the religious occasion of the Christians; which is; what? The birthday of … Continue reading

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For those who celebrate the festival of the mushrikeen

Abdullaah bin ‘Amr bin ‘Aas (radiallaahu ‘anhu) said: من بنى ببلاد الأعاجم وصنع نيروزهم ومهرجانهم وتشبه بهم حتى يموت وهو كذلك حشر معهم يوم القيامة “Whoso enters/resides in the land of non-arab and celebrated their nayruwz (Persian New Year as … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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