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Are skulls / skull images haraam

Is it haraam to keep shapes of skulls in the house? My father doesn't like that my telephone looks like a skull. I want to know if there's any hadith or Qur'aan verse that speaks against this. I know ...
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Is it haram for girls to post their pics on the internet without hijab?

Occasionally, it is seen that some Muslim girls/women post their images on different internet websites without veil (hijab). Based on Islam, it is Haram (forbidden) for women to expose their bodies ...
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Can I draw living creatures just for art?

Can I draw living creatures just for art? I was thinking about making a comic book. I am not trying to perfect or copy Allah's creation or anything.
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Is human spritesheets for game development allowed?

Assalamu'alaykum I Just want to ask, I am a stand alone indie game developer (programmer+designer+etc). I heard there are a lot of hadiths that told us not to draw animate being, and the problem is ...
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Is loading a website with images haram? [closed]

I believe on the opinion that all types of photography are prohibited, but for example when you load up a website or create a Facebook account a lot of pictures load, so does this fall under the ...
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Is taking a picture with an electronic device permissable? [closed]

I try to understand this with my common sense and of course hadith and Quran al Karim. When I talk about taking a picture of a living being, we're clearly not creating it, but kind of freeze the ...
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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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Where exactly does the Quran or Hadith say that picture making is a sin?

A brother said that he wants me to show him an exact statement from the Quran or Hadith that stated picture making is a sin, inshaa Allah. Until then, he said he will not believe that it is a sin. Is ...
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Is it haram to pray salat while wearing a shirt with the Polo Ralph Lauren logo (featuring someone playing polo on a horse)?

I have the Polo Ralph Lauren logo on the left side of my shirt. Is it permissible for me to pray salat while wearing it?
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Does Quran agree with Bible and Eastern theologies in that man is created in the image of God?

We know that the Quran affirms that man is the best creation of Allah. But, does the Quran go further to suggest that 'Man is made in the image and likeness of God' or the lesser 'man is made in the ...
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Are Christian images of Jesus sacrilege?

If Islam prohibits depicting prophets, and consider Jesus a prophet (although not the biggest one), are all these images of Jesus in Christian hands some kind of sacrilege?
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Is it permissible to paint cityscapes and scenery?

I am a painter and i paint cityscape and scenery that does not have any living being in it such as people, animals or any other thing. I just paint sea, sky, buildings, flowers etc. With the intention ...
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Is it permissible to have a picture without the eye visible?

I know that pictures are not allowed in homes. But somebody told me it is permissible to hang a picture if you cannot see the eyes of the being. Anybody knows if that is true? The specific picture in ...
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What are the consequences of angels not entering one's house due to pictures?

Regarding this hadith: Narrated `Aisha: I purchased a cushion with pictures on it. The Prophet (came and) stood at the door but did not enter. I said (to him), "I repent to Allah for what (the ...
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Is watching animated cartoons allowed?

Is watching animated cartoons allowed? If the cartoon has an animated scene of kissing, can I watch it? Should my kids be allowed to watch cartoons? I know that making images is haraam in islam (90% ...
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Do we have to lower our gaze towards female characters in books, animation, etc.?

Do we have to lower our gaze towards towards female characters in animations, games and books? Or just in real life?
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Is drawing an imagined person haram?

I have been drawing for two years and got amazing results in that time. Even people I don't know compliment me, but is drawing a character that came from your mind haram? Ex: Paul Gilligan's "Poncho" ...
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Can I have cross on my website which includes religions such as Christianity?

I am building a website that has various topics in it. One category is religion, and it has topics about various religions around the world. I want to create a topic about Christianity and I have to ...
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Can women put their pics (with hijab) on internet?

I've already inquired for a similar question, but my previous question was in regards to "Can women put their pictures (without hijab) on the internet". So, at that question I concluded that it is ...
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Can I store a picture of my grandmother who passed away in my phone, and is it a sin if I cry about her death?

Day before yesterday, my grandmother passed away. I love her very much. Among all the grandchild she got, she loved me most. I have few questions: Can I store a picture of her in my phone. She was ...
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Is liking an image haraam?

My question is a hypothetical one. Consider this scenario: An artist draws an image of a cat, which looks very cute but does not look like any real cat exactly. Now that is haraam obviously. Now ...
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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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Is Firefox software halal due to its logo?

Is it halal in Islam to use software with images of animals like Firefox web browser or Thunderbird? There are also some software components named after other religions' symbols or even gods - ...
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Is it haram to hang up a picture of Manchester City badge?

I know that you can't have pictures of animated beings. But I read that if you cut off the head then it's fine, since the golden eagle only has a head and a pair of wings is it okay? Here's the Badge ...
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Are Christian depictions of Jesus and Mary considered accurate?

Jesus and Mary in Christianity is Prophet Isa and his mother Maryam in Islam; see Jesus in Islam. It seems Christianity doesn't have the same restrictions as Islam regarding depictions of Jesus, and ...
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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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Is drawing pictures in books prohibited?

I know that it is not allowed to put pictures of people, characters, etc. on walls, or any visible places, but, what about in notebooks or papers for fun?
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Is it acceptable to Praying with Animals' logo T shirts

Some of My T shirts or Football Jerseys have Images of Animal's logo Like lion, Tiger etc so Can I pray with these logo's T shirts (https://i.stack.imgur.com/MIoob.jpg)
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Is it enough to cover the drawings and pictures or should we get rid of it completely?

As you know, we shouldn't keep any pictures in our houses because the Angels do not enter. My question is, is it enough to just cover these pictures with for example tapes or bags or even flip it ...
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Is downloading cartoon images Haram?

Is downloading images of cartoons Haram? I am not talking about copyright, but because of Tasweer is Haram.
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Is it allowed to use utensils which have pictures of animals, birds or humans drawn on it?

I want to know that can I use a utensil which have pictures of animals, birds or humans drawn on it? If it is forbidden then why?
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Does Making And Or Selling Fishing Lures Haram?

Assalaamu'alaikum, I've read about imitating the creation of Allaah is haram. Does making lures like these is considered as imitating the creation of Allaah and is haram?
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Is playing the massively multiplayer online game Agar.io permissible? [duplicate]

Agar.io is online game. Can I play this game? Or I should play without any skins? Agar.io is a massively multiplayer action game created by Matheus Valadares. Players control a cell in a map ...
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Is using pictures in an App that generates profit halal?

I'm working on a news App (Tech News) that shows some pictures with the feeds, mostly pictures of products but sometimes pictures of people show up and I'm planning to use ads to gain money from the ...
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Will angels still enter my house if pictures of family and inanimate objects such as trees, pots, surahs, etc are hung up? [duplicate]

Recently I have learned about the rulings of pictures, but I am still a bit confused as to what pictures are allowed in the house. I fear that angels will not enter the house I currently live in, and ...
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Is it allowed to make Prophets in movie or book?

Prophets appeared in movies like Prophet Moses appeared in 'Prince of Egypt' if you have seen it before. Prophets' faces can be showed in child's books, some of books aren't. For example, Prophets' ...
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Can one draw images of humans and animals without their eyes?

We know that drawing pictures of animate creatures is prohibited in Islam. The following hadeeth are very explicit. Aishah (May Allah be pleased with her) said: The Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ...
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In Islam is it allowed to have images of men on ecommerce's websites? [duplicate]

I am creating website from last two year with the non living images But now the market is changes, competition is high, and without good image my designs not sell because they not look good, I ...
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Up to what extent is drawing living things permissible? [duplicate]

What is Islamic ruling on the drawing of the shape/body of an object? Is it true that the objects could be living objects with a soul as long as no face is drawn? Or in general, can we draw a living ...
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Is drawing cartoon portraits of humans in Photoshop prohibited In Islam?

Is it lawful in Islam to draw cartoon portraits of humans in Photoshop? This is made using a computer. I am learning to make cartoon portraits of people, as many people love their portraits and ask ...
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Is Hentai Haram? (Drawn Awrah)

Everyone knows that Pornography is Haram, there is no doubt about that. It is not prohibited in the Quran directly, yet it falls into the generalization stated in this Verse: إِنَّ اللَّهَ يَأْمُرُ ...
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Is anyone at fault for money containing images?

Many world currencies contain images, e.g., the Saudi riyal has an image of King Abdullah. When asked about the use of money with images on them, Islam Q&A wrote: Images on money are not your ...
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Is watching cartoons/anime for entertainment Haram?

If it is Haram, as long as I don't believe what they include or say, am I committing shirk or am I going to get punished like the sketchers of the series?
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Are images of Muhammad “quite common nowadays” in Shia Islam, and if so, where can I find them?

(Warning: all links contain depictions of Muhammad.) Wikipedia states: In Shia Islam, however, images of Muhammad are quite common nowadays, even though Shia scholars historically were against ...
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Can I wear clothes with images on it

Is it haram to wear clothes that have images of living/made up "animate" things like wearing a shirt of the character in an animated t.v show etc. I don't know what to do, I looked into many other ...
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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 this a major sin?

We know that it is major sin to look at pictures of beautiful top model women on the internet and beautiful songs. No matter how beautiful they are it is major sin. But someone might skip this by ...
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Is downloading picture from google and uploading it to youtube haram?

So stealing money is a huge sin. If you made a debt and didnt pay it, you will pay it in the hereafter. So mu question is, what if i make some top 10 anime stuff and wanted to put pictures in my ...
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How can I determine whether or not a mobile phone background image is appropriate?

Just for fun, I like to have pretty and interesting pictures on my phone. Question: How can I determine whether or not a mobile phone background image is appropriate? As I learned from my earlier ...
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Is it allowed to store pictures of living things in Digital format?

I know that it is prohibited to draw or sketch pictures of living thing in Islam. But is it allowed to store those pictures in your Laptop/Computer/Mobile or any other digital device? Since the ...