Seriously Nida! What a disappointment to see that our Muslims are
promoting and celebrating Valentines! I think viewers should also
understand what Valentines means in Islam and hence for that reason I am
posting this ruling:
Praise be to Allaah.
Valentine’s Day is a jaahili Roman festival, which continued to be celebrated until
after the Romans became Christian. This festival became connected with the
saint known as Valentine who was sentenced to death on 14 February 270 CE.
The kuffaar still celebrate this festival, during which immorality and evil
are practised widely.
Secondly: It is not permissible for a Muslim to celebrate any of the
festivals of the kuffaar, because festivals come under the heading of
shar’i issues which are to be
based on the sound texts. Shaykh
al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah (may Allaah have mercy on him) said: Festivals are
part of sharee’ah, clear way and rituals of which Allaah says
(interpretation of the meaning):
“To each among you, We have prescribed a law and a clear way” [al-Maa’idah 5:48]
“For every nation We have ordained religious ceremonies which they must follow”
Partially joining in, at the very least, is disobedience and sin. This was indicated
by the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) when he
said: “Every people has its festival and this is our festival.” This is
worse than joining them in wearing the zinaar (a garment that was worn only
by ahl al-dhimmah) and other characteristics of theirs, for those
characteristics are man-made and are not part of their religion, rather the
purpose behind them is simply to distinguish between a Muslim and a kaafir.
As for the festival and its rituals, this is part of the religion which is
cursed along with its followers, so joining in with it is joining in with
something that is a cause of incurring the wrath and punishment of Allaah.
End quote from Iqtida’ al-Siraat al-Mustaqeem (1/207).
He also said (may Allaah have mercy on him): It is not permissible for the Muslims to
imitate them in anything that is uniquely a part of their festivals, whether
it be food, clothing, bathing, lighting fires, refraining from a regular
habit, doing acts of worship or anything else. It is not permissible to give
a feast or to give gifts, or to sell anything that will help them to do that
for that purpose, or to allow children and others to play games that are
part of the festivals, or to wear one’s adornments.
To conclude: the Mulsims should not do any of their rituals at the time of their
festivals; rather the day of their festival should be like any other day for
the Muslims. The Muslims should not do anything specific in imitation of
them. End quote from Majmoo al-Fataawa (25/329).
PLEASE SEE THIS LINK FOR THE REST OF THE ARTICLE/RULING:
And Allaah knows best.
waooo nida apka show me bhot enjoy kaya
I think ye Sb fazool kam hn is Valentine day ko sirf wish krne tk e mehdood rakhna chahey n verry bad k media isko promote Kraha he bs ab yahi kam reh Gaye hn
ye apne aap ko pakistani kehte hain ,pehle ache musalmaan banjao to mahine ya saal main nahin har roz peace miljaega
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