World [Hijab / Mawlid] Day

Not to spark controversy, but I found a recent comment by Mufti Ismail Menk particularly interesting. Switch ‘World Hijab Day’ for ‘Mawlid’ and see what happens. I’ve done it below for your convenience! Thanks for the clarification, particularly given previous youtube posts 🙂 (Source: https://www.facebook.com/muftimenk/posts/10152536565846971?fref=nf&pnref=story) World Hijab Day Mawlid World Hijab Day is not a celebration. It is…

The Ruling

“…there were scholars who wrote in support of celebrating the Mawlid such as Al-Suyuti (May Allah have mercy upon him) and, at the same time, there were others who wrote against it. Thus, in my opinion, there is no need to drag this discussion out, nor continue to argue about it any longer. The Ruling:…

Mawlid Musings 2014

By Rahat Siddique It’s my favourite time of year again! As per tradition, I will be posting a daily reflection related to the Prophet Muhamamad ﷺ to honour Rabi al-Awwal, the month of his blessed birth. The intention behind this is two-fold; firstly it allows me to learn more about the Beloved ﷺ with respect to…