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Islamic Ruling on Happy New Years

Question Posed to Shaykh Mohammad ibn ‘Alee al-Ferkoos (may Allaah preserve him):

Question:
What is the view of Islaam regarding that which is named Happy New Years?

Answer:
All of the praise is due to Allaah. May the Salaah and the Salaam of Allaah be upon the one who He has sent as a mercy to the creation. May it also be upon his family, followers, companions and his brothers (in faith) until the Last Day. As to what follows:

Firstly it’s befitting to bring  the attention to the fact that Islaam doesn’t have a “view” in the matters of jurisprudence and matters of creed as has come in your question, the likes which you have in the different schools of jurisprudence and the different Continue reading