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Where exactly does the Quran or Hadith say that picture making is a sin?

According to many hadiths in Sahih Muslim, it is clearly forbidden, so it is haram. You can see them here. According to Quran, there is no mention about paint, painting or painters. You can search ...
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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?

To feel grief when someone has died is totally normal and so it is not a sin to feel sad. However there are things which are haram such as mourning out loud, hitting yourself, ripping your clothes and ...
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Is it haram for girls to post their pics on the internet without hijab?

Assalamu-alaikum, I think we first need to understand the meaning of hijab ourselves. Without that this question and its answers bears no value. Merely covering dress is not the idea, but more ...
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Are Christian depictions of Jesus and Mary considered accurate?

According to Islam, we do not have a detailed description of 'Īsa ﷺ and none of Mariam. The brief description of 'Īsa ﷺ was given in a hadith: حَدَّثَنَا هُدْبَةُ بْنُ خَالِدٍ، حَدَّثَنَا هَمَّامُ ...
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Is Hentai Haram? (Drawn Awrah)

IslamWeb IslamWeb declare that hentai is prohibited. They write: It is not permissible to see or keep pornographic cartoon pictures for several reasons: Firstly, the Prophet forbade image making (...
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What are the consequences of angels not entering one's house due to pictures?

In Sahih Muslim bi Sharh al-Nawawi 14/84 (Arabic only) by An-Nawawi, in his commentary on the hadith in Sahih Muslim 37/130, he said that the angels that do not enter the room are the angels that roam ...
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Is Firefox software halal due to its logo?

For reference, here's the Firefox logo: Even stricter scholars don't include "incomplete images" as haram, e.g., Islam Q&A wrote: It seems that images which do not have complete ...
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Are skulls / skull images haraam

Bismillah Some says it's forbidden to show images of living creatures. The argument is this hadith: Ibn ‘Abbaas (may Allaah be pleased with him), who said, “I heard the Messenger of Allaah (peace ...
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Are images of the Prophets more haram than images of other beings with souls?

Islam forbids images in general, regardless of whether they are of prophets or of others. However at least some scholars hold the view that creating images of prophets is more serious than making ...
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Is Hentai Haram? (Drawn Awrah)

To me answer is clear and you already give it yourself (the asker). (16:90) Surely Allah enjoins justice, kindness and the doing of good to kith and kin, and forbids all that is shameful, evil ...
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Is anyone at fault for money containing images?

The objective of the following is not to answer your question; rather, to show why it is difficult to give a precise answer. The Islam Q&A Fatwa 256888 stipulates that using money with depictions ...
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What are the consequences of angels not entering one's house due to pictures?

It would be only some angels not all for we know there are endless number of angels governing different processes in the world. There are angels for sun, rain, clouds, plants and humans, performing ...
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Is it haram for girls to post their pics on the internet without hijab?

According to the view of Shi'a: Definitely, it is haram (prohibited) for girls to put their photos on the internet without hijab (veil).So when Allah has said it is Haram for females if any man (...
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Is it permissible to have a picture without the eye visible?

The image that should erase everything that was in the image of a human being or an animal, it must obliterate her face only, and enough blur her face for the rest of her body, while the images of ...
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Is it sinful if we develop a mental image of Allah when we talk about Him?

It is how our brain functions. We can't think or talk about something without having an image of that (here Allah). You should try to avoid imagining but if you fail, it's fine and of course not ...
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Is it haram to hang up a picture of Manchester City badge?

According at Islamic Sharia it's not permissible to hang pictures of people or animals in house. The prophet PBUH says: Angels do not enter a house in which there is a dog or a picture. .‏ لاَ ...
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Do we have to lower our gaze towards female characters in books, animation, etc.?

The general rule is that whatever sight, situation and action that risk you falling into sin must be avoided. And sin includes lustful glances or looks at women whether in person, drawn or filmed.
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Is watching animated cartoons allowed?

You are right, general ruling is not to draw or take picture of living beings. But in case of animated film, it is allowed if it is being in specific Islamic limits. As you said kissing scenes are ...
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Is watching cartoons/anime for entertainment Haram?

First of all i would say what counts in any matter is the intention. Then when it comes to drawings and pictures etc. i think our dear brother @American-Muslim gave you a few helpful links and an ...
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Is drawing pictures in books prohibited?

Assalaamu alaikum warehmatullahi wabarakatuhu, In the name of Allah, the most Gracious, the most Merciful There seems to be two issues, but regarding your issue:- Abû Talhah relates that the ...
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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)?

Yes, it is permissible. The face of both the horse and the rider is unclear in this logo. Ibn Abbaas (RA) said: "The image is the head. So if the head is cut off, it is no longer an image." ...
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Is it haram for girls to post their pics on the internet without hijab?

Man or woman, you shouldn't post your pictures online where they are always available to see for anyone who chooses to at will. This applies to profile pictures in apps like facebook, twitter, ...
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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?

Storing her picture on your phone is ok. What is NOT okay is that you hang a photo on the wall. No, crying about her won't count a sin for her as long as she didn't tell you to be sad about her death ...
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Is Hentai Haram? (Drawn Awrah)

Hentai is a form of porn, so yes, it is haraam. Any type of porn is forbidden, whether it be cartoon or not. Also, it is disgusting. Don't waste your time reading/watching it. Edit: the Quran says: ...
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What is the ruling for making images?

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 ...
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Can I wear clothes with images on it

The most accepted opinion is that images are haram, especially when it involves designs of creations which do not exist in real life as if it is a challenge to the designs of Allah - and on Judgment ...
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Are images of Muhammad "quite common nowadays" in Shia Islam, and if so, where can I find them?

I had already written an answer to a similar question. If one makes a general survey, s/he would find it is rarely common in Iran for Muslims to holds images of holy figures in their homes. This is ...
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Is it permissible to paint cityscapes and scenery?

According to the majority of the scholars, it is permissible to draw anything that is non-living and does not have a soul. لا بأس بتصوير الأشياء التي يصنعها البشر، كصورة المنزل والسيارة والسفينة ...
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Is it haram to put pictures of the part of female body without the face?

If the part of the body shown is part of the awrah of a woman and is bare, then it is obviously not permitted to show it to non-mahrams males.
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