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Permissibility of Easter Eggs

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum I live in the UK and at this time of the year chocolate eggs are sold in supermarkets which are known as Easter eggs. Is purchasing and consuming these chocolate easter eggs with no religious intentions permissible? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam, I’m English and I guess I’m […]

Holidays Free of Religious Overtones – Shaykh Abdallah bin Bayyah

This article was originally published on binbayyah.net The holidays which are forbidden [for Muslims] to observe are those with religious overtones, such as Christmas and Easter, not the festive gatherings people observe due to certain events. Therefore, people are allowed to celebrate wedding anniversaries, birthdays or any occasion such celebrations are not related to religious holidays. […]