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101 fatwas

  • Nikaah on December 25th Date: 21-12-2004

    My daughter is due to do Nikaah, Inshaa Allaah soon and we were hoping to do this on 25th December. However as new Muslim myself and also my daughter convert, we have been told that really this day we as Muslims should not do anything on this day as it is a pagan celebration, also something to do with Nimrad, I'm sorry, I'm not sure if.. More

  • Accepting gift from Christians during Christmas Date: 18-11-2004

    Is it Halaal for me to take money from my Christian grandmother in Christmas time as a gift? Especially when I am locked up and I need the money desperately. Secondly I would like to ask, if I am not a Muslim, can I fast the month of Ramadhaan for my best friend who just passed away recently last month and he is a Muslim. .. More

  • Celebrating Christmas Date: 8-2-2004

    My girlfriend is a teacher in the Netherlands where most schools celebrate Christmas. Can she celebrate Christmas, although she does not have the intention to celebrate it? .. More

  • Attending birthday parties Date: 1-9-2003

    Celebrating birth is not allowed in Islam. I don't celebrate my birthday, but if some non-Muslim friends give a party regarding birthday or invite me what is the Islamic view?.. More

  • Muslims celebrating Christmas Date: 12-1-2002

    Can a Muslim celebrate Christmas? Is there any Aalim who tells that it is Haram to celebrate? If so who? Is there any Fatwa about celebrating Christmas? Is it written in the holy Qur'an about Christmas? .. More

  • Congratulating Non-Muslims on their feasts Date: 2-1-2002

    Is it allowed for us as Muslims to congratulate Christians in their eids? (I.e. Merry Christmas, etc.) .. More

  • Visiting churches just to see them Date: 21-10-2001

    Is it permissible for Muslims to visit Churches only to see them? .. More

  • Giving money for Hindu celebrations Date: 1-4-2001

    I work in a semi-govt. organization in Bombay, India. I work as a supervisor and Electrical Engineer by profession. My problem is that with me there are majority (90%) Hindus working in the organization and they demand money for celebration of their festivals consisting of Puja (worship of idols of their gods) and party. But if I refuse them then.. More

  • Celebrating Mother's Day Date: 21-3-2001

    In western countries many Muslims celebrate the Mother's day. What is the rule of Shariah concerning this celebration? .. More

  • Ruling on celebrating Valentine's Day Date: 11-2-2001

    In recent days, many Muslims celebrate the Valentine day especially the girls. What is the rule of Sharia about this practice?.. More

  • Celebrating birthdays Date: 1-1-2001

    Is it wrong to celebrate birthdays?.. More