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  • Images and decorations Date: 4-2-2002

    I work in a carpet store where the rugs include some animal designs. In addition we sell toys in images of bears and the alpaca, the animal whose wool we use in the rugs. My religious friend told me that the animal's designs is example of creation of Allah and he said that there's more problem because some customers buy this rugs not only for the floor.. More

  • Human Images for the Purpose of Teaching Date: 15-1-2002

    Can we use human images illustrations within school textbooks to teach Islamic morals? .. More

  • Islamic pictures for adults and children Date: 23-10-2001

    Where can I find Islamic pictures that I can color in and hang on my walls? For both adults and children to color in... More

  • Images in Islam Date: 27-9-2001

    I am a student of BBA, North South University, Dhaka Bangladesh. I am a member of our Universities Photography Club. Some days ago I entered into this web site. And in the photography part I read the following statement. "Some scholars believe that it is lawful to draw living beings provided that one leaves out a vital part of that creature: like drawing.. More

  • Animated objects for children Date: 26-9-2001

    Kindly forward your Fatwa on the followings:Can animated bedsheets, soft toys, and posters of cartoon characters etc. be used for decorating children's bedrooms?.. More

  • Postage with image of idol Date: 25-9-2001

    Is it permitted to use a postage stamp with an image of the idol god Baal whom the Prophet Elias (Peace and blessing be upon him) was against in the Holy Qur'an (37:125-126)?.. More

  • Selling gold coins with figures Date: 24-9-2001

    You are kindly requested to answer the following questions received from one of my brothers in Islam: Are Muslims allowed to purchase and promote selling gold coins with figures?.. More

  • Images, pictures and dolls Date: 20-9-2001

    As I know, hanging a picture (of a living thing) is not right. But recently I heard that it will be wrong only then when the size of the picture is identical with the original size of that living thing. Is there really any matter of size? If I hang a picture of a living thing in my room, as I know, angel can't enter in my room but devil can. Now at.. More

  • Video taping self for family viewing Date: 11-9-2001

    Are we allowed in Islam to film our selves with a video camera in a party among just women and we're sure that no men will see it because we want to send to our family in another country?.. More

  • Butterflies on Shower Curtain Date: 5-9-2001

    My room has an attached bathroom with a pictured (butterflies) shower curtain. I always doubt about this, because it's forbidden hanging pictures of living things on the walls, as far as I know. Could you please explain this for me whether to remove this or not? .. More

  • Muslims with photographic picture Date: 3-9-2001

    Can Muslims have photographic pictures of his friends in his room?.. More

  • Hiding trophies from angels Date: 20-7-2001

    I win many trophies; I keep the trophies hidden in a plastic bag in a closet. Will these trophies prevent the Angels from entering the room where they are hidden?.. More

  • Having picture taken without Hijab Date: 1-7-2001

    Is it true that it's Haram to take a picture without Hijab?.. More

  • Drawing Living Beings Date: 3-5-2001

    I'm a Norwegian Muslim girl and I have a "little" problem...I'm going to a Norwegian school, and we have a drawing/art subject where we have to draw things with "life", like people, animals etc... But my mother told me that it is Haram to draw thing with "life", so I'm trying to avoid that. But we HAVE TO DO IT at school, because our teacher is going.. More

  • Hanging Pictures Date: 1-1-2001

    My question is about hangings on the wall. Is it ok to put a picture made of cloth with persons on it on the wall? The persons have no shadow and the pictures are not impolite. I heard that the picture is not Haram as long as it is not a statue or does not have its shadow. .. More