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An effort in f a c i l i t a t i o n

In view of Muharram and Islamic New Year…..

PS: The New Hijri Year has commenced 🙂 Today is the first day of the Year 1436. So 1st Muharram 1436 corresponds to Saturday, the 25th October 2014. 

Presenting some info on the subject……

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October 21, 2014 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

On the occasion of Islamic New Year….

Come Islamic New Year, we find Muslims discussing, arguing and even hurling abuses at one another. Reason?

Is it right to say ‘Happy New Year’ or not!

Smart Muslims cite fatwas arguing it is not allowed to say Happy New Year. Fine, accepted. Continue reading

November 28, 2011 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , | 7 Comments