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Why We Must Not Celebrate New Year?

NOTE: While this post (actually a re-post) discusses the Islamic perspective on celebrating New Year, I mean no offence to my christian friends nor I am trying to lecture on righteousness. This is just an effort in educating my Muslim friends about celebrating New Year. Thank you. 

1st January. Consciously or subconsciously, directly or indirectly, willingly or unwillingly the world is under the influence of the New Year craze.

When I told one of my friends that we should not say Happy New Year and that we Muslims should not celebrate the New Year, I got the retort: Why are you like this?

The start of the Gregorian calendar is based on mythological concepts! I am sure many of our Christian brothers and sisters themselves will not be aware of this fact!  Continue reading

December 31, 2013 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Welcoming Shabaan

Shabaan is the eighth month of the Islamic calendar and considered one of the special months for which we find particular sunan of the Prophet (peace be upon him). It is reported that the Prophet would fast most of the month of Shabaan except for the last few days.  Continue reading

June 23, 2012 Posted by | Islamic Months | , , , , | 15 Comments