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What is the ruling for making images?

I have found out, this and I’m aware too of it: Ibn 'Abbas and Aisha reported that: Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said: Whoever makes a picture will be punished by Allah till he puts life in it, and he ...
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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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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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Is depicting Muhammad in animated cartoons or video games allowed? [duplicate]

So, I know it is forbidden for a Muslim to draw a picture of Muhammad, and I think of the other Islamic prophets too. However, if someone were to an animated cartoon, weather drawn or computer made, ...
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Why are depictions of Mohammed approved of in Iran?

It is my understanding that most Muslims disapprove of depictions of the prophet Mohammed (which may even be coupled with disapproval of all depictions of humans). But I recently heard that things ...
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Why is making a picture of Mohammed disrespectful?

I know that Muslims find it offensive to draw a depiction of Mohammed. Why, exactly? Can't he be drawn respectfully? Related: Is drawing people prohibited in Islam?. Note that my question's premise ...