Godhbharai function in islam

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             Aslam alaikum burhaan brother....thank u for clearing my previous doughts...
           I hv a question that Is celebratig godhbharai of a pregnent women  forbidden in islam? and is there anything like the people celebrated and those who attended godhbharai function-their prayers are not accepted for 40 days?

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 There is no such ritual required to be done like Godhbharai function in islam.

These are self-invented notions of the ignorant or pagan rituals and should neither be believed nor practiced by the believers who sincerely fear Allah and the Last Day.

Regarding your 2nd question, to the best of our knowledge we have not come across anything in the Glorious Quran or the authentic and established Sunnah which declares that the prayers will not be accepted for 40 days and who ever claims this should bring their evidence from Quran or sunnah.


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