Can We Say Good Luck

Faith IQ

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Is it permissible to use words like ‘ Good Luck’ in Islam? What is the position of Qadr and Luck in Islam? What is the ruling regarding this?

Shaykh Yasir responds on his best adopted approach.

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We say good luck, does that constitute shift? Is there such a thing as luck? Even?

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Good luck is ambiguous. I mean, the fact of the matter is that obviously we believe that everything happens with other. So when we say good luck, it's as if we're saying, you know, it's as if we're, we're assuming that there's some entity, there's some hidden force that can possibly do something other than Allah subhana wa Tada, that's not going to happen just by saying good luck. It's not going to change anything. I would avoid this phrase, I'm not going to say chittick or COVID. I would avoid this phrase. And I would just substitute it for a simple to ask, if somebody is going to give an exam say May Allah bless you in your exam. If somebody is going for a checkup, say, may the

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results come out, you know, the best way possible. So just change it into a drop rather than this phrase. Good luck, which is ambiguous. And as for the question, is there such a thing as luck? Well, no, because everything happens with Allah other that you don't know Alaska. So you're allowed to make for the best outcome of whatever you're doing in shallow