How to explain to children who’s 2-5years old about Xmas tree ? Santa ? nurseries and schools making them to #sing and draw … because I think they following the curriculum that’s why …
Wa alaikum as salaam wa rehmatullahi wa barkatuhu
ALLAAH is alone in His LORDSHIP
1.) ALLAAH has commanded to grateful to ones #parents
Surah Luqman, Verse 14:
“Show gratitude to Me and to thy parents: to Me is (thy final) Goal.
(English – Yusuf Ali)
(2)But Parents should themselves obedient to ALLAAH, Azza wa Jal by establishing Regular prayer, fearing ALLAAH, Worshipping Him sincerely and seeking knowledge of Islam continuously. Then after having these Islamic elements in parents. They will educate their children in an Islamic way because parents will be held responsible if they do not educate their children in complete Islamic manner, on Day of Judgement, especially mother should educate her children because
•••>It has been narrated on the authority of Ibn ‘Umar that the #Prophet (May be upon him) said:
Beware. every one of you is a shepherd and every one is answerable with regard to his flock. …. A man is a guardian over the members of his family and shall be questioned about them (as to how he looked after their physical and moral well-being). A woman is a guardian over the household of her husband and his children and shall be questioned about them (as to how she managed the household and brought up the children). …. Beware, every one of you is a guardian and every one of you shall be questioned with regard to his trust.
Sahih Muslim 1829 a
(3) Many of us, we send our children to some non Muslims schools where they teach them which displeases most Merciful. It is sad that we are having less number of Islamic schools yet Education of Both Islam & World is necessary.
(a)It was narrated from Anas bin Malik that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said:
“Seeking #knowledge is a duty upon every #Muslim, .”
Sunan Ibn Majah Vol. 1, Book 1, Hadith 224
(b)prophet (peace be upon him) said : “Verily, Allaah the Exalted hates everyone who is knowledgeable of the Worldly life, but ignorant of the Hereafter.”
saheeh Al Jaami 1879
(4) If Our children is educated in Such non Muslims schools because of Lack of Islamic schools with worldly education and necessity of worldly education for livelihood. We should protect our children by telling them to keep separate themselves from their respective students. So that our children would not be effected by their cultural. We should advice them what ALLAAH has revealed in His Book
(a) Surah Aal-e-Imran, Verse 118:
O you who believe! Take not as (your) Bitanah (advisors, consultants, protectors, helpers, friends, etc.) those outside your religion (pagans, Jews, Christians, and hypocrites) since they will not fail to do their best to corrupt you…
(English – Mohsin Khan)
(b) Surah Al-Maeda, Verse 51:
O you who believe! Take not the #Jews and the #Christians as Auliya’ (friends, protectors, helpers, etc.), they are but Auliya’ to one another. And if any amongst you takes them as Auliya’, then surely he is one of them. Verily, Allah guides not those people who are the Zalimun (polytheists and wrong-doers and unjust).
(English – Mohsin Khan)
please see : 3:118; 4 : 139,144; 5 :57;
(c) Ibn ‘Umar (RAA) narrated that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said:
“He who imitates any people (in their actions) is considered to be one of them.
Related by Abu Dawud and Ibn Hibban graded it as Sahih.
Bulug Al maram : Book 16, Hadith 1514
ALLAAH knows best