Greeting disbelievers with “Happy Holidays” Hanafi Fiqh > Muftionline.co.za Q: What is the ruling on uttering “Happy holidays” to disbelievers (i.e. Christians)? A: As far as possible avoid all their customs and values. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source Read these QA to learn more..Mufti Sahab, Assalamualikum, Please guide whether greeting christian people on 25/Dec —MERRY CHRISTMAS is correct or not??? also tell about other religion festivals like diwali etc….if it’s is not jayaz,then what is the best way of wishing non muslim on their respective festival?Since non muslim friends/neighbour/collegue greets us on our festivals like eid etc,Is it not our courtesy to greet them also on their festival. Please guide in the light of shariah. 2. Also advise wishing someone (muslim & non muslim both) HAPPY NEW YEAR on Ist Jan is also correct or not?????At work to get holidays i have to lie sometimes. I want a holiday and i know they will say No so can i lie to get my holidays?Being Stern to DisbelieversGreeting non-Muslims with their holidaysDoes the Qur’an State That We Have to Hate Disbelievers?Why Do Disbelievers Go to Hell?