Category: Eid
Fatwa#: 19018
Asked Country: Pakistan

Answered Date: Sep 09,2010

Title: Sir kindly tell me about SUNNAT of wearing new dresses on Eid day.

Question

Sir kindly tell me about SUNNAT of wearing new dresses on Eid day.

Answer

In the name of Allāh, Most Gracious, Most Merciful


Assalāmu ῾alaykum wa Rahmatullāhi Wabarakātuh

 

Amongst the thirteen sunnahs of Eid-ul-fitr, one is to wear the best of clothing which one possesses, or can afford.

As for thinking it to be compulsory to buy new garments, shoes and other wasteful expenditure incurred on Eid day has no basis in shariah.

 (Bahishti Zewar, Vol.2, Pg.217, Zam Zam)

(Juristic Essays, Pg.284, Darul Isha’at)

And Allāh Ta῾āla Knows Best
Wassalāmu ῾alaykum

 

Ml. Abduz Zaman,
Student Dārul Iftā

 

Concurred by: Ml. Abdur Rahman Shareef, Student Dārul Iftā

 

Under the guidance of:

Mufti Ebrahim Desai Saheb
Dārul Iftā, Madrasah In῾āmiyyah

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