408 fatwas

  • No harm in video games where player dies and respawns Date: 9-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. If I die in a video game and respawn again and continue playing, is this considered Shirk (polytheism)? I do not know if contradicts the Shariah since I have to start somewhere again in the game if I want to continue playing. .. More

  • Cutting heads of plastic toys to deface them Date: 5-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. This is regarding to question No. 350809. Firstly, I want to thank you for your reply. I have attempted to ruin the features of the toys, but unfortunately,some of them are made of extremely hard plastic, and additionally, I have maybe over 1,000 of them. I attempted to use a cutting instrument to remove the heads of these toys, but.. More

  • Using software with animal images in logo Date: 1-10-2017

    First of all, thank you very much for your responce. I have read your fatwa on Islamweb, but it is still not quite clear to me. In fatwa No. 350722, you state "If the image is not clear; i.e. it does not have eyes or a nose or mouth or fingers, then it is not a complete image and it is not considered imitating the creation of Allah, the Exalted." Now,.. More

  • Enlarging picture of mother and gifting it to her Date: 28-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please reply soon. I am thinking of giving a gift to my mom.I have a picture of her college days. I want to enlarge it and gift it to her. There is almost no chance of any non-Mahram (permanently unmarriageable kin) seeing it since she will not hang it up. Given that photographic images are permissible as per a strong scholarly position,.. More

  • Donating book with cross-section drawings of private parts Date: 11-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. What is the ruling on cross section drawings of private parts? I am donating a biology book to the school library, and I am hiding the pictures of women as well as those containing the ‘Awrah (what should be covered of the body) of men. I am not sure whether to hide cross section drawings of private.. More

  • 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