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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Waswasah about stickers that look like face on wall Date: 15-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. There are some stickers on walls of the room which I live in. My sister and I placed them there a few years ago. Some stickers are heart shaped, and there are flowers with small hearts inside it and designs. The thing that I am concerned about is the following: the placement of some flowers.. More

  • Making dress-up game for hijabi girls Date: 22-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum! I would like to make a dress-up game for hijabi girls (suitable for all ages). In order to do this, I will need to draw a girl (a doll), but the body of the doll will not be revealed, and the principles of the hijab will be fulfilled (i.e. the clothing will be loose, not transparent, and not resemble men's clothing). My intention.. More

  • Using animal photo filters on human faces Date: 21-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I hope you are doing fine. I came across this statement: "Allaah honored you with a beautiful face, so what made you put a dog filter upon it?" and I really liked it. There are people who say that it is just for fun and that it is ok to do it. I would like you to clarify it and tell me whether it is permissible to use such a filter.. More

  • Placing picture of sacred Islamic symbol next to picture of dog Date: 24-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Dear Shaykh, it is known that every creature is made by Allaah and that nothing is useless. If an animal or a symbol is considered filthy or indicent or improper, like the dog or the monkey in some Muslim countries, then in this situation, can we put two different pictures in the same place, one being the picture of a man with his.. More

  • Drinking from cups with images of animate beings Date: 5-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. If a muslim gets a gift, which is a cup for drinking, and there are drawings of animate beings on this cup, is it obligatory to get rid of this cup and not use it? .. More

  • Making changes to photos with editing tools Date: 1-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I have read a fatwa regarding drawing or painting portraits. I have also read a fatwa regarding photos of living beings on your site. May Allaah reward you. I want to know whether it is permissible or not to change the appearance of living beings in photos by using editing tools. There are plenty of.. More

  • Ruling on transformer toys Date: 14-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have some questions regarding toys. There are a type of toys called transformers - toys that can change from a vehicle (like car or plane) to a robot resembling a human (but clearly not human as the car parts are still visible and most do not have human faces).1. Are these allowed for children (e.g. for young boys)? 2. Are these.. More

  • Hanging canvas with cartoon figures Date: 24-3-2016

    What is the sharia ruling concerning hanging an art canvas having some cartoon figures for the kids or for decorating the house? .. More