408 fatwas

  • 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

  • Playing musical instruments in compulsory music class Date: 9-5-2017

    Hi. I am a 13-year-old boy from Finland. At school, we have compulsory music education. It involves playing musical instruments and music. Am I allowed to play musical instruments like the guitar and piano in that case? I know that music is haram, but am I allowed to play them at school? Thank you. .. More

  • Drawing and selling pharaonic monuments revives heritage of wrongdoers Date: 30-4-2017

    Is it permissible in theSharee'ah to draw pictures of Pharaonic monuments on papyrus in order for them to be sold to foreigners? .. More

  • Woman learning taekwondo Date: 30-4-2017

    What is the Sharee’ah ruling on a girl who learned taekwondo? .. More

  • Decorating children's rooms with pictures of Mickey Mouse Date: 30-4-2017

    What is the Sharee’ah ruling on buying children toys in the form of dolls and images of cats, dogs, and so on? What is the Sharee’ah ruling on decorating children's rooms with pictures of Mickey Mouse and other cartoon characters that they watch on TV? .. More

  • Drawing animate beings without features Date: 30-4-2017

    What is the sharia ruling on drawing persons without the eyes, nose, etc? We are forced to do this in exams and on other occasions. In case we refuse to draw it, we get low marks. You answered before that drawing the face is prohibited. .. More

  • Ruling on drawing human body parts Date: 30-4-2017

    What is the Sharee'ah ruling on drawing a human face? .. More

  • Ruling on images printed on products labels Date: 30-4-2017

    I am a foodstuff merchant, and sometimes there are images and drawings on the labels of some products, such as cheese whose brand contains an image of a little shepherd, a drawing of a cow, or something like that. Please provide me with the correct answer. .. More

  • Singing nasheed with young non-Mahram girl Date: 22-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I want to record a song in which the lyrics feature a conversation between a dad and his daughter. No music will be used. I need a small girl aged 6-9 to sing the part of the daughter. Is it okay if I record the song with a small girl singing with me? .. More

  • Wearing shoes with stick figure image of player on them Date: 17-4-2017

    Is wearing "Jordans" haram? The shoe has a stick figure of Michael Jordan (who used to be a famous basketball player) on it; it has a head and its legs are spread out; he is dunking and his arms are spread out too, and it has a torso and a chest. It is not a detailed figure; you cannot see the eyes, mouth, nose, or ears. It is a stick figure logo on.. More

  • Depicting Muslim Imaams in movies Date: 8-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I know from a fatwa onIslamweb that depicting Companions in movies is haram. So what about Islamic personalities or historical figures like Imam Abu haneefah or Omar Mukhtar? .. More