I have been told that celebrating birthdays is tantamount to innovation in the religion of God. The following saying of the Holy Prophet (sws) is quoted to prove this claim.
Whoever introduces anything into this matter of ours that does not belong to it shall have that action rejected. (Bukhari, Muslim).
Whoever performs a deed which is not in accord with our…
- Milaad Celebrations
What is your opinion about milaad (Celebrating the Prophet’s (sws) Birthday)?
- New Year Celebrations
One of my friends shared a post on face book which suggest that celebrating new year is prohibited in Islam. In support of this argument follwoing Hadith is qouted:
The Prophet (sws) arrived in Madeenah while people were celebrating two particular festivals, so He (sws) asked: What is (the significance of) these two days? Some people replied: They are days which we used to celebrate during the pre-Islamic era. So the Messenger (PBUH) replied: ALLAH has…