Home » Hanafi Fiqh » Darulifta-Deoband.com » Assalamualaikum -I would like to know about the custom of seventh month pregnancy Ceremony (SATVASA)is allowed in islam or not. If it is not allowed, can we attend the ceremony if invited from our close relatives.Pls help me to answer this asap so that it will be helpful for one of the upcoming such ceremony in my brother’s home. Jazak’Allah – Ali

Assalamualaikum -I would like to know about the custom of seventh month pregnancy Ceremony (SATVASA)is allowed in islam or not. If it is not allowed, can we attend the ceremony if invited from our close relatives.Pls help me to answer this asap so that it will be helpful for one of the upcoming such ceremony in my brother’s home. Jazak’Allah – Ali

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Assalamualaikum -I would like to know about the custom of seventh month pregnancy Ceremony (SATVASA)is allowed in islam or not. If it is not allowed, can we attend the ceremony if invited from our close relatives.Pls help me to answer this asap so that it will be helpful for one of the upcoming such ceremony in my brother’s home. Jazak’Allah – Ali

Answer

(Fatwa: 275/154/D=1432)

(1) The custom of seventh month pregnancy ceremony (satvasa) is un-Islamic. We are asked to keep aloof from such customs.
(2) It is better to say sorry attending it. 

Had you written the complete detail of the customs performed in this ceremony, we could have enlightened you in detail.

Allah (Subhana Wa Ta’ala) knows Best

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

This answer was collected from the official ifta website of Darul Uloom Deoband in India.

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