Being pessimistic about months, days, birds and the like

Question: Some beliefs say that people should not marry or get circumcised in Safar. We would like you to guide us to the truth in this regard, according to Sharee‘ah (Islaamic law). May Allaah protect you.

Answer: What is mentioned with regard to avoiding marriage or circumcision during Safar is a type of pessimism. Being pessimistic about months, days, birds, and other animals is not permissible… read more here.