Eating meat slaughtered on the occasion of the Mawlid or other birthdays

Question 6: Is it permissible to eat from the meat slaughtered in commemoration of the Mawlid (the Prophet’s birthday) or any other birth anniversary?

Answer: Sacrificing animals on the occasion of commemorating the birth of a prophet or a Waliy (pious person) to glorify them is judged as sacrificing an animal to other than Allaah, and that is Shirk (associating others with Allaah in His Divinity or worship). Therefore, it is not permissible to eat from these animals. It is authentically reported that the Prophet (peace be upon him) said: Allaah has cursed the one who slaughters (a sacrifice) to other than more here.

Attending the celebration of the Mawlid although convinced of its impermissibility

Question 5: Is it permissible to attend celebrations that involve Bidd‘ahs (innovations in religion) like celebrating the Mawlid (the Prophet’s birthday), the night of Mi‘raaj (Ascension to Heaven), and the 15th night of Sha‘baan, especially if the person believes that they are not permissible and intends to explain the truth for people?

Answer: First: Celebrating these days is not permissible. In fact, it is a condemned Bidd‘ah (innovation in religion)… read more here.