This answer was collected from DarulIftaBirmingham.co.uk, which is run under the supervision of Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah from the United Kingdom.
Question: Asalamwalakum, my first question is regarding baby showers. My cousin is having a baby and family members want to have a baby shower for them. Is it permissible to attend baby showers? It will be a women only event. But they put up decorations and play baby shower games. It’s not allowed to attend… read more »
Question: Is it permissible to use someone else’s wifi if they haven’t put a password?(of neighbours, adjacent offices, etc) there are some places where there is an availability of such signals like malls, restaurants, etc. can i wish “happy birthday” to my friend? can we accept treat from them? is it allowed to have digital… read more »
Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: Is it permissible for Muslim men and women to attend or celebrate a birthday or anniversary party or buy a gift for the occasion, especially if it is for a family member? Answer: In the Name of Allāh, Most Merciful, Most Kind Jazāk Allāh Khayr/ Thank you for your… read more »
Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: Are birthday celebrations for children and adults alike permissible and to what extent? Answer: Jazāk Allāh Khayr/ Thank you for your question. There is no virtue in engaging in such celebrations nor is there any sin if such events are not celebrated. In some of these celebrations, there is… read more »
By Shaykh Omar Subedar One of the most important figures to humanity today is Jesus, the son of Mary. His significance is acknowledged by Muslims and Christians throughout the world and he is hailed as one of the greatest spiritual leaders of all time. The Christian communities show their reverence for the great Prophet by… read more »
Q: Can a muslim have a Black Friday sale? A: As far as Black Friday is concerned, it should be understood that it is a business and shopping event which the kuffaar promote. Though this is not a kuffaar celebration, it is among the prominent annual events which the kuffaar advertise and promote to boost sales and… read more »
Q: I know that nikaah is not prohibited in any month of year. But my question is that, other ceremonies like birthdays, engagements, and any other celebration is permissible in Muharam and Safar month? A: There is no basis for a birthday in Islam, and an engagement is not supposed to be a celebration at… read more »