The Egyptian Dar Al Iftaa said in a blog post on its official Twitter page, Monday: “Celebrating ‘Mother’s Day’ is legally permissible and there is nothing wrong with it.
The Egyptian Dar Al Iftaa had detailed a fatwa permitting the celebration of Mother’s Day in a previous post on its official Facebook page, in 2015.
Muhammad bin Saleh Al-Uthaimin, the former Mufti of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, had responded to a question about Mother’s Day in a previous fatwa on his official website, in which he said: “All the feasts that violate the religious holidays are all feasts of heresy, which were not known in the era of the righteous predecessors. And it may have originated from non-Muslims as well .. ”
Al-Uthaymeen continued, saying: “The legal holidays are known to the people of Islam, namely Eid al-Fitr, Eid al-Adha, and Eid al-Week. There are no feasts in Islam except for these three feasts, and all feasts are found after that .. And if that becomes clear then it is not permissible for the feast that the questioner mentioned, which is I called it Mother’s Day, in which it is not permissible to create any of the Eid rituals, such as showing joy and happiness, giving gifts, and the like ..