Question: Can one listen to music in private if no one else is around? Answer: Being alone in private or in public does not make listening to music halal or haram, it’s the style and its lyrics that matter. If the music is of the haram category, it is not permissible to listen to it →
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What are the Islamic rules for TV, Music and Social Networks?
Question: Is it okay to listen to music that doesn’t say anything bad about religion, or the content doesn’t mean anything, is that okay? Also, what are the guidelines for watching TV shows/movies, and using social networks? Answer: 1. The following factors make music/a song haram: – If the music itself (the tune, instruments etc…) →
Can I request to get a rational answer as to why Music is Haram (forbidden)?
Question: I have a question regarding Music, which seems to be a major concern for our youth currently. Can I request to get a rational answer as to why Music is Haram (forbidden)? Answer: Certain types of music are haram (forbidden) to listen to (for details of what music is haram please refer to other Q&As) This is →
Is listening to acapella music haram (forbidden)?
Question: Is listening to acapella music haram? So if I take a song that has music and strip away the actual musical instruments, is it still haram to listen to? This music I’m asking about has no explicit words whatsoever. Answer: If there is no music at all, then the only remaining issue is the lyrics →
What kind of dancing and music is allowed in marriage ceremonies?
Question: How should one go about celebrating and allowing family members to celebrate a wedding? What type of singing in an all ladies wedding gathering is considered Haraam? What is allowed? When hosting a separated wedding, is it true that pictures with non-mahram family members are not allowed if the bride is wearing makeup? How →
Is Islamic music considered Haraam?
Question: Would Islamic music be considered Haraam? Regarding Sami Yousef or Maher Zain for example, where the essence of their songs are primarily related to Prophet Muhammad (saws) and Allah (swt), yet the instruments involved are also used in modern day music? Which instruments are considered Haraam, and which are permissible to use? Answer: Musical →
What is Islam’s view of Art & Creativity?
Question: What does Islam say about art & creativity? Answer: What is Art? Art is the spontaneous reflection of the artist’s heart and soul through which his thoughts, feelings, and sensations find their way to the outer world. Only an artist allows this smooth transfer using his words, drawings, music, or any other form of →
Can Muslims celebrate non-Islamic holidays like the New Year and Christmas?
Question: I’d like to hear about the intention behind an action according to Islam. If I for instance, wish others a happy new year, why am I considered a bad Muslim if my intention is to be humble and respect other people’s culture and days of celebrations? How is the Islamic code of good ethics →
I’m an 11 year old girl, can I dance, provided I dress appropriately & have a female coach?
Question: I would like to know if it is allowed for me to dance, I am only 11, I will dress appropriately and I plan on having a female coach. Is this okay? Answer: According to some Maraji’ (e.g. Ayatollah Sistani) it is not permissible for any person, including a female person, to dance, even →
Is dancing allowed amongst women at times other than weddings e.g graduation parties?
Question: Is dancing that is not arousing and music that is halal allowed amongst women at times other than weddings, such as graduation parties etc? Answer: According to Ayatullah Sistani, dancing of women for women in a ladies gathering should be avoided accoring to obligatory precaution. According to Ayatullah Khamenei, it is against المروۀ which means →