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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 they are ...


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I would firstly like to address that we do not have to know why to everything, if Allah and His messenger tells us to do something, then we must do it, if something is prohibited then it is prohibited and the reason maybe known and may not be known, either way we don't have to know why? Because Allah and His messenger have prohibited it or allowed it. I am ...


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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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