Fri 9 Saf 1435 - 13 December 2013
There is nothing wrong with eating from a table or with a spoon or fork
Is it true that eating at a table (in a dining room) is imitating the kuffaar? Is using a spoon or fork when eating a kind of arrogance or imitating the kuffaar?.
Praise be to Allaah.
There is nothing wrong with eating at a table and the like,
as mentioned, or with eating with a fork or spoon and the like, and that is
not imitating the kuffaar, because it is not something that is unique to
And Allaah is the source of strength; may Allaah send
blessing and peace upon our Prophet Muhammad and his family and companions. End quote.
Fataawa al-Lajnah al-Daa’imah li’l-Buhooth al-‘Ilmiyyah wa’l-Ifta, 26/309.