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I read a personality description which was based on my star and it was matching with my personality. I want to ask that is it allowed in Islam to read and believe these kind of descriptions ?

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    Basically horoscopes are written in a way which makes the majority feel it matches with their day or personality. Read about how they are written, a good subject would be reading about "cold reading". Matching this technique with a star or something is just a trick. – Kilise Jan 10 '18 at 19:35
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It's haram (forbidden). Astrology and horoscopes are considered among "fortune telling", "soothsaying", etc. These are considered as contradicting None in the heavens and earth knows the unseen except Allah (Qur'an 27:65), and stricter scholars interpret belief in astrology as a form of kufr.

Believing Fortunetellers and Astrologers is major sin #46 in Major Sins by Al-Dhahabi (pdf). He lists the hadith (listed as "Reported by Ahamd and AI-Hakim"):

Whoever goes to a psychic (`Arraf) or a fortuneteller and believes what he says disbelieves in what has been revealed to Muhammad.

A similar hadith is listed at Islam Q&A. There's other ahadith quoted in various fatawa: SeekersHub, albalagh.net, and IslamWeb, all firmly against astrology.


Also astrology is scientifically a load of rubbish:

Where astrology has made falsifiable predictions, it has been falsified.
Astrology and science, Wikipedia

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