403 fatwas

  • Female images in computer games and cartoons Date: 7-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. What is the ruling on playing computer games or watching cartoons with female characters in the story? These are not scantily clad, but their hair is showing. Do the cartoon characters fall under the same ruling of lowering your gaze in real life? .. More

  • Taking and sharing someone's photo without their consent Date: 22-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it okay to take somebody's picture without taking their consent and share them on social media ? .. More

  • Ruling on 3D animations in video games Date: 20-8-2017

    Given that this website follows the opinion that not all types of images are haram, my question is: what about video game animations that are cartoony, they still have a 3D model, but it is cartoony, and their facial features are 2D. .. More

  • Getting rid of plastic figurines in human and animal shape Date: 20-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I wanted to ask; years ago, I bought many figurines, all made of plastic (they are used for gaming in something similar to chess). I am now trying to dispose of them as they are in the shapes of people and animals. I phoned the "baladiya" in my country (Qatar), but the baladiya said that they do not incinerate things anymore; they.. More

  • Snapping fingers while singing Nasheeds Date: 7-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is snapping one's finger haram? Can we do it while singing nasheeds? .. More

  • Software that changes human voice to musical sounds Date: 3-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. What is the ruling of using software to chance one's voice to make it sound like music? Is it halal to listen to this given that there are no instruments playing? The human voice is being changed to sound like them; I heard somone say that some scholars say that it is only haram if instruments are linked to it and that otherwise it.. More

  • Listening to Nasheed that includes clapping of hands Date: 30-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it permissible to listen to Nasheeds that have someone who is clapping their hands? There are Nasheeds that have zero music, but sometimes there could be someone who is using their hands to make clapping noises. .. More

  • Singing poem containing names of Hindu gods to get school marks Date: 28-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am a high school student, and we have been appointed a formative assessment, which is to sing a poem without the involment of music. The poem is patriotic. So far, it is ok; I mean it is halal, right? The problem is that the ending sentences of the poem contain names related to Hindu mythology. It goes as follows: “Let not.. More

  • Developing computer games with fictional places Date: 24-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. First of all, I want to thank you for answering my previous question. I am a game developer, and I had a plan to sell my game. I read your fatwa regarding which computer games are halal and which ones are haram. However, I still have questions about it. My game is an educational real time strategy game that teaches and trains the.. More

  • Photoshopping pictures of animate and inanimate beings Date: 22-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykom wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I want to make a website where people use pictures and Photoshop them and sell the final image pictures of nature, animals, objects, etc., but not people. Is Photoshop halal or haram? My question is the following: Allah created life and earth and created imaginations in peoples mind, so is it halal.. More

  • Keeping pictures as souvenir Date: 21-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My mother has been keeping photos of me and the family in her collections wherever we go, but they are stored away in a box. She has also kept some of my childhood items for sentimental reasons to have a something to remember. She does not want to dispose of them. Therefore, am I obliged to remove them without her consent although.. More

  • Hanging decoration in form of two wings Date: 25-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. There is a sister who asks if its permissible to have a decoration at home that consists of two wings (without any animal attached to the wings) and hang it in the home. May Allaah bless you for your answer. .. More

  • Listening to song with music to learn melody Date: 23-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I read in one of your fatwas that it is not allowed to listen to a song which has permissible lyrics but contains music even if the aim is to learn the song since the song can be learned by reading. What does not want to learn only the lyrics but also the tune and melody (the way it is sung) of the song? Is it allowed to listen to.. More

  • Bungee trampoline for men and women Date: 23-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah wa barakaatuhu. I want to start a business for sport and fun like, jumping with a bungee trampoline (I put the name in case you saw if before; I do not want you to search for it given that you might see something that is forbidden to be seen), which requires attaching people at the waist and the legs, at the thighs.. More

  • Adjusting picture to use as phone wallpaper Date: 9-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum Sir. I wanted to ask: I use a Samsung phone and when I put my pictures or any other picture as a home ot lock screen wallpaper, then while I am adjusting the picture which I select to put the wallpaper, it becomes blurred at the back for a while. Can I do that? I mean, I do not blur it intentionally; I just want to select a wallpaper... More