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The Month of Safar

As the month of Safar has commenced…….


Dear sisters and brothers, Assalamu Alaikum.

Today I would like to touch upon some superstitious beliefs which are unfortunately found prevalent among some sections of Muslim society with regard to the month of Safar.

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Why one must not celebrate New Year?

NOTE: While this post discusses the Islamic perspective on celebrating New Year, I mean no offence to my christian friends nor I am trying to hurt their feelings. This is just an effort in educating my Muslim friends about celebrating New Year. 

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

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