KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian mufti warned Muslims all over the world on Monday that Valentine’s Day celebrations weren’t a part of Islamic custom or tradition. He warned Muslims towards celebrating at the present time because it led to illicit relationships and zina.
Federal Territories mufti Datuk Dr Zulkifli Mohamad claimed in a remark on his place of work’s site the day prior to this that birthday celebration of Valentine’s Day led to illicit relationships and acts that have been now not thought to be lawful in Islam. He stated that such acts and relationships have been the primary center of attention of the early life in this specific day.
“We have to state that this birthday celebration is banned in Islam in accordance with transparent knowledge that presentations that it in point of fact leads to a tradition of vice and zina, except emulating unfavourable cultures out of doors of Islamic teachings,” learn his observation.
The mufti claimed that this prohibition used to be now not most effective limited to Islam however different primary religions have been additionally towards relationships out of doors of wedlock.
“In reality, family members out of wedlock that turns into the primary center of attention of youths all through the day could also be prohibited via different primary religions within the nation,” he stated.
He prayed in his observation for Muslims to see the actual worth of affection and was hoping that Muslims would save you themselves from falling into the’ valley of sin and vice’.
There are various variations of Valentine’s Day’s origins amongst which a well-liked one relates to a Christian priest who secretly used to officiate weddings when it used to be now not allowed to achieve this. However, in Asia and around the globe, the day has been the topic of a lot controversy and commercialism.
In Pakistan, the Islamabad High Court banned the birthday celebration of Valentine’s Day throughout public areas and executive workplaces on Monday.