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Is Qawwali allowed in Islam?

Sayyidina Muhammad Ibn Mubarak Kirmani (mureed of Khwaja Fariduddin Ganjshakar), writes in Siyar Al-Awliya that Sultan-ul-Mashaikh (Nizamuddin Auliya) says, Sima’ (to listen to Qawwali) is ...
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Is it permissible to add a sountrack/music(music only no lyrics) to a video?

First of all listening to music is itself a sin. It is second thing that you are going to add lyrics. You are going to help promote the music in this way. Its bigger than listening to music because ...
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Cancer among performing artists

You may be reading too much into the situation. It could very well be a form of punishment for a sin (I am making the assumption here that the singers and actors you are referring to get involved in ...
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Source and reliability of "...swallowing up of some people..." when "...female singers and musical instruments appear and wine is held to be lawful"?

Some sources The author of this khutba mixed a few things there are indeed many narrations starting with a wording like (I will only list my findings on sunnah.com): This Community will experience ...
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Is listening to music halal?

According to Mufti Menk, most scholars agree with one another that music today is haraam for it encourages dirty words, sexual bodily movements and bad actions. That when some scholars of the past ...
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Why is the azan sung, if music is haram?

Firstly, There is difference between music and song. Musical instruments are haraam not songs. Songs without music, without wrong intention and without wrong content is allowed in Islam. Secondly, ...
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What music is sutiable for an Islamic video?

do you need something like this : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyDZH7xPi4k or this : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bWXqdISgU0 or see this channel : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Can we make a software that markets a artist to their audience?

Being a software engineer, i am also now days having an offer of a related project, and i am trying my best to avoid it, and i believe supporting any sin is as bad as the sin itself... And ALlah says ...
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Is music totally haram?

Not every kind of music is called "HARAM". What makes a music "HARAM" is not who songs or who plays music. It is the feeling and somehow the imagination that comes through it. For example in Iran, ...
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If music is haram, what do you do with musical instruments? And what about music you hear unwittingly?

All perfect praise be to Allah So, when you have concluded to it being haraam (which is right conclusion), you should treat these things as HARAAM.... Let me tell you a hadees, about something whihc ...
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Is there a hadith "Allah ... commanded me to do away with musical instruments, flutes, strings, crucifixes ..." and is it reliable?

It seems that your quote is a part of a longer hadith which can be found in Musnad Ahamd (Musnad al-Ansar on the authority of abu Ummamah) and in at-Tabarni's al-Mu'jam al-Kabir. Abu Bakr al-Haythami ...
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Which prominent Sunni scholars say music is not haram?

The following are some of the most prominent scholars in our history who, deemed music permissible: Abdullah bin Ja’far bin Abi Talib (al-Aqd al-Fareed 6/12) Sh. Abu Hamed al-Ghazali (vol. 6 pg. 1150 ...
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Is being a fan haram?

Wa Alaykum Al Salam Wa Rahmut Allah Wa Barakatuh. Masha' Allah! First of all sister, it's wonderful that you're stepping away from music as it's haram. Unfortunately, many people from the younger ...
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Is singing non-muslim songs kufr and shirk?

It depends on what exactly is said. Making certain statements does take one out of Islam, the method of saying them is irrelevant.
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Are music and or sound effects haram?

Sahih Muslim The bell is the musical instrument of the Satan. Sahih al-Bukhari Abu Bakr came to my house while two small Ansari girls were singing beside me the stories of the Ansar ...
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Expiation (Kaffara) for hearing music?

Sin applies to willingly listening to music for getting pleasure from it. It does not apply to hearing it per se. If you hear music then if you are able then you should put an end to it as part of ...
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Do I take the rights of someone if I for example make a video that contains music or should they be responsible for their actions?

Both of you (who helps publish something haram and the one who consumes it) would be responsible and take rights for it, even if you warned them. Actually, if you publish something that you know is ...
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Permissibility of the reed flute

I think I have your answer. It's here at 44:03 to 50:25 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-MoRlOtbrc) by a Da'ee named Shaykh Farid Dingle called "The Fiqh of Music Is It Halal Or Haram | Shaykh ...
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Are sounds that don't really imitate musical instruments haram?

Any reasoning based on direct and literal hadith interpretation may lead to the conclusion that making music with a wide range of musical instruments is to be considered haram. However, the same ...
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Client wants me to add music in background

Scholars have different opinions on music. A summary of views permitting some kind of music is given here https://www.dar-alifta.org/Foreign/ViewFatwa.aspx?ID=4866&text=music There are ahadith ...
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Why is Duff halal and dhol Haram?

Daff is very slighter form of dhol Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “There will be among my ummah people who will regard adultery, silk, alcohol and musical instruments as ...
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IMPORTANT QUESTION... PLEASE DO NOT AVOID AND READ PROPERLY BEFORE ANSWERING :)

The topic of music is a big topic among the muslim community some ulama says that there is no problem with music as long as it uses only the daff, others say music is haram, and some says that music ...
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Is video game music haram?

Background It is one of the most intensely discussed topics and has long been regarded by many Muslim scholars. With the emergence of a whole new wave of Muslim artists who are seeking to combine ...
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Is music/dancing halal under this condition?

While listening to a music, one can identify what emotions, feelings the music arouses. Then, based on this, one can make a judgement. Definitely, music has a motivating effect on people, but the ...
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As I believe only in Quran & not the Hadiths, is music Halal for me?

Allah (ﷻ) spoke on the serious sins plaguing mankind, not specifically on ALL sins that ever existed. To know the rest of the sins that should be avoided, Muslims turn to the Sunnah.. and we do so ...
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Building a website for musicians to provide market statistics only, not selling music

If Music is haram then assisting it indirectly is haram too. تَعَاوَنُوا عَلَى الْبِرِّ وَالتَّقْوَىٰ وَلَا تَعَاوَنُوا عَلَى الْإِثْمِ وَالْعُدْوَانِ Cooperate in righteousness and piety, but ...
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I have given up playing music because it is haram, but I find myself addicted to pornography; should I return playing music occasionally?

If you waste all of your time on instrument or playing video games or sleeping etc. it is not allowed. Muslims have daily jobs and they can not live like plants. If you only playing an instrument as ...
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Is it haram to use the human voice to imitate the sound of musical instruments?

Yeah! it is Haraam as it is giving same result and producing instrumental sound. Check fatwa of Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid for more details: https://islamqa.info/en/193426
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Is listening to music halal?

From Shia-Islam view: (E.g. according to Ayatollah Khamenei, as a famous Marja'-al-Taqlid of Shia): A music is considered as a Haram Music that --according to Urf (custom)-- to be regarded as a Music ...
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