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  • Taking photographs and their uses Date: 24-5-2004

    I have used your services before and I can't thank you enough, and Al-Hamdu Lillah, they have been very beneficial. Today I want to ask the ruling of taking photos offamily and friends and putting them in an album, is it Haram? I heard that angels wont come into a room where there is a photo hanging is it true? If the album is in a drawer is.. More

  • Effect of pictures on angels and prayers Date: 24-4-2004

    If our home have our image photograph hanged on the wall it seems angels will not enter the house and all our prayers in the house will not be carried up by angels to Allah. Is this true? Please explain... More

  • Making statues of animals and humans for decorations Date: 15-4-2004

    I'm a new Muslim. I am working for a company that makes statuesfor gardens or houses in theshape ofanimals and humans.I know it is a sin butI need work badly, and I'm trying to find anther job now.I need the money from working andI don't like do it sinceI know it is sin, butI have no choice right now... More

  • Taking photographs of humans as souvenirs Date: 10-4-2004

    Who are the contemporary scholars, preferably Salafis, who have allowed taking photographs of humans (no indecency, of course) for the sake of souvenirs? .. More

  • Personal photography Date: 25-3-2004

    What is the ruling of Shariah if a husband wants from his wife to make aprivat video tapeof her? Is it allowed for her to answer herhusband's request?.. More

  • Having a doll with the face removed Date: 7-3-2004

    IfI buy a doll for my daughterand cut out the face wouldshe be allowed to have it?.. More

  • Photography, videos, etc. Date: 17-2-2004

    What can you say about photo and video; have you Fatawa for these themes? And what can you say about Xerox. Have you Fatawa for Xerox. Please give me Fatawa for opening a photo studio. We are interested in the photos for documents and another types of photos (collections)... More

  • Ruling on Sculpture Date: 1-11-2003

    Are sculptures Haram? If they are can you please tell me why? .. More

  • Photo gallery on Islamweb Date: 16-11-2002

    I've read and heard many times about pictures, that they are not good, and that an angel will not enter a room when there's a picture... But on this page I see the options to go to a photo gallery and pictures of the week. Is it less bad them I've read and heard?.. More

  • Hadith regarding keeping dolls Date: 7-10-2002

    I am looking for a Hadith that testifies the keeping of dolls and other related materials are forbidden at home... More

  • Making Posters of Living Beings Date: 26-8-2002

    I am printer. Is it allowed for me to help people make posters containing pictures of living things by scanning or any means? .. More

  • Hanging Pictures in the Home Date: 27-7-2002

    I became a Muslim about 3 months ago. Please can you explain the reason why we are not supposed to have pictures up in our home? I can understand if the pictures are of 'Idols' i.e. someone famous etc, but can't understand why we cannot have pictures of ourselves and our families on the wall, as we are not worshipping them like we would usually worship.. More

  • Destruction of Buddhist statues, pyramids, sphinx, etc. Date: 18-5-2002

    The Buddhist statues that were recently destroyed in Afghanistan, were they destroyed because of Qur'an and/or Hadith? Should they have been saved for history's sake? What about the Pyramids and Sphinx in Egypt? They have faces, should they be destroyed also? Some people tell me no because the Pyramids are tombs? What is the ruling? Please supply Qur'an.. More

  • Having pictures hung in one's dwelling Date: 15-5-2002

    If a picture is hung in a dwelling, angels do not enter. What is the difference between picture, idol and photo? What about the pictures in books, magazines and news papers, text books?.. More

  • Dolls for girls Date: 13-5-2002

    Are we allowed to buy dolls for our daughters?.. More