QUESTION: Is it shirk to keep the soft copy of the photo of a deceased on a phone or PC? If a person doesn’t talk to it or address it, will it be considered as shirk? What about storing old photos or old things as memory?
ANSWER: This is not shirk. It is prohibited and sinful though.Read more
ANSWER: This is totally prohibited.Read more
QUESTION: Sheikh a friend of mine used to draw anime characters despite knowing it’s Haram, she kept saying that it’s the intentions that matters she finally stopped & has repented but she wants to know if she can keep her drawings or must she throw them away for repentance to be accepted.
ANSWER: It is not permissible to keep anything that has life in it and must be destroyed as a proof of her repentance.Read more
ANSWER: This is not permissible to post such pictures. Selling them on the other hand is something that is unavoidable due to the many products that have such photos on them.Read more
ANSWER: This is not permissible. It is permissible to give children toys that have the shape of humans or animals. It is not permissible to have these drawings on the clothes of children.Read more
Have a LOT of old clothes 2 give away Alhumdulillah. They r taking up too much space n cluttering d house. Bt cannot giv them away bcoz of wot u said: 1. Pictures on them (I tried painting, it’s exhausting n didn’t work) 2. Female clothes hv hijab issues lik short sleeves etc. Can female clothes b given away by asking d person to not wear it infront of non-mehram? If not,wot 2 do?
ANSWER: Do not give away the ones with photos. As for the females dresses, you can give it away and assume that the poor accepting it would wear it in front of their husbands.Read more
Is it haram to keep photos of us framed on the walls in the house? Even if there are no photos infront of us while praying? But just keeping only for the sole purpose of beautification and decor.
ANSWER: This is not permissible at all as Prophet salla allahu alaihi wa sallam forbade this as this blocks the angels from entering your house.Read more
Is it halal to make animated characters for animated tv shows for kids? For example; Disney characters.
ANSWER: This is not permissible.Read more
I always see people taking pictures of graves or them visiting the grave. Sheik isn’t this wrong to take pictures of the deceased you know and the others buried around them?
ANSWER: It’s not permissible to take or keep pictures of the deceased. There is no problem in taking photos of a cemetery or a graveyard.Read more