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Undoubtedly, there's still an unbroken consensus among Shia scholars that depictions of the Holy Prophet and the Fourteen Infallibles should not be allowed and promoted. The two main reasons offered for such prohibition: 1) such depictions are largely fantastical for nobody has ever seen any of these deceased holy individuals in person, and therefore their ...


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I answered most of this here: Why is drawing animate objects haram? There's not going to be "the" ruling, but a variety of rulings. Inspecting online fatawa for rulings, I found the following: Sunni, Hanbali; Salafi movement These ahaadeeth indicate that pictures of animate beings are haraam, whether they are humans or other creatures, whether ...


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First, making pictures of alive things or fire is prohibited as a precaution. You see Christians (at least most of them) worship today in front of a picture or statue of Jesus(puh) and ask for their needs from him instead of God. This may happen to Mohammad(puh) easily, especially in the case of Arab polytheists, who used to worship idols. Secondly, if you ...


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