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What kind of pictures in Islam are permissible? [duplicate]

I am well aware of recent events that have sparked controversy over drawing the Prophet Muhammad, (SAW). However, what is the general ruling on pictures and images in Islam? I am only aware of one ...
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Can I draw faces, portraits or humans [duplicate]

I recently learned that drawing or some drawing in a sin in islam. I would like to know what is okay and what isn't in drawing.
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Can i draw animation? [duplicate]

I learned from hadith you are not allowed to draw portraits. And hang them up. However what if you have drawings with eyes in a book?I don't draw realistic humans just anime or cartoons. Is it allowed?...
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Is art (of faces, eyes, etc.) halal in Islam? [duplicate]

I'm a Muslim, and I specifically like to draw as a hobby now and then. Recently, I read several comments and things here and there on the Internet saying that drawing faces or things with souls (like ...
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What does Islam say about drawing pictures of people or taking photos? [duplicate]

What does Islam say about drawing pictures of people or taking photos? In case it is prohibited, then I must mention that i cannot fly to mecca to perform umrah or hajj without there being a photo ...
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Is therapy drawing allowed in Islam? [duplicate]

For many years throughout my childhood, I have used drawing as a way of release. Recently I found out drawing was unhalaal and out of the fear for Allah. I have not drawn a picture since. This is been ...
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Are depictions of the prophet PBUH forbidden Islamically? [duplicate]

I always thought this question was asked but can not seem to find it on the website. I would like the input/knowledge of people on their interruption of the ruling of Islam when it comes to drawing ...
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Drew animate things before knowing it is sin [duplicate]

Jazakallah khair i really appreciate this but im still confused is it haraam to have animal statues?
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Is it allowed if I draw a human from behind in a painting? [duplicate]

I want to paint a nature painting and hang it in my room. But can I add a human only showing the behind?
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If statues are haram, why are there statues in Muslim-majority cities? [closed]

I'm in Tehran at the moment; when I walk down the street, I see many statues of animals and humans. For example, here's a photo I took of the inside of a shop in Tehran: This seems surprising, since ...
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Why depicting Prophet (pbuh) in movies is not welcomed?

There are some movies which don't show faces of prophets or some sahabas like The Message. Nowadays, Majid Majidi is criticized because of the claims that the face of the Prophet (pbuh) will be shown ...
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Is it haram to make art to make a living?

Basically I'm a student and my lifestyle is too busy and lacking the transportation for a part-time regular job. I want to do something I'm good at, but from home. Where I can be my own 'boss' to make ...
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CAN I DRAW A SKULL?

I am wondering if drawing skeletons or skulls is prohibited in Islam? Since I've been told drawing things that contain human life, such as portraits, are prohibited. Although skulls don't have life ...
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What is the wisdom behind the prohibition of creating portraits? (Sunni View)

Aishah (May Allah be pleased with her) said: The Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) visited me after returning from a journey, and I had a shelf with a thin cloth curtain hanging ...
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Are images of the Prophets more haram than images of other beings with souls?

In a series of YouTube videos, IQRA Cartoon gives a series of cartoons which describe the Prophets' lives. One example is Yunus (AS) - Prophet story (No Music) - Islamic Cartoon and this is an idea ...
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