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Visiting Christmas Markets

Ustadh Salman Younas is asked about visiting Christmas Markets having promised not to celebrate Christmas. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa baraktuh. I study in Europe and I promised by Allah that I will never celebrate Christmas. However will I keep my promise if I visit the Christmas Markets (where candles, food, and alcohol […]

Can We Celebrate the 4th of July (United States Independence Day)?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Can you celebrate the 4th of July, as well as other national holidays like Canada Day? Answer: assalamu `alaykum There is nothing intrinsic in the practice that would allow us to deem it impermissible. It is primarily a cultural celebration, not religious, and nor is it distinctively connected to […]