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Find answers to your Islamic questions by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

Black Friday

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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 »

Having holiday sales

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Q: Is it permissible for businesses to keep holiday sales, not related to black friday or christmas, but just a holiday sale? A: Yes, it is permissible. However, as a precaution, abstain from having a sale during the kuffaar festive season so that you do not resemble the kuffaar in any way and you do… read more »

Celebrations in Islam

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Q: In Islam there are only two celebrations, namely Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha; anything other than these two celebrations is an innovated festival or occasion and it is not permissible to celebrate it or to help others to do so. Is this ruling correct? I got this from website. Also is celebrating birthday not… read more »

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