Fatwa: # 19109
Category: Beliefs
Country: Saudi Arabia
Date: 19th December 2010

Title

Is it permissible to buy new items during the month of Muharram?

Question

Is it permissible to buy new items during the month of Muharram? I have to buy some new furniture items since I have moved to a new place.

 

Answer

In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.


There is nothing in the Shariah that prohibits buying new items in the month of Muharram. Therefore, it is permissible to buy new items in the month of Muharram, just as it permissible to buy new items in other months.


And Allāh knows best.

Ml. Faizal Riza
Melbourne
, Australia

Concurred by:

Muftī Abrar Mirza
Chicago
, IL (USA)

Under the Supervision of Muftī Ebrahim Desai (South Africa)

 

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