Celebrting non-Muslim holidays
Q: I had a question about people I know are Muslims and they celebrate non Muslim holidays? How is that regarded in Shari’ah?
A: As Muslims, we are commanded to refrain from emulating the kuffaar as well as adopting their ways. Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said من تشبه بقوم فهو منهم (the one who emulates a people will be counted from amongst them (in the sight of Allah Ta’aala)).
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
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