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Answered as per Hanafi Fiqh by Albalagh.net


By Mufti Ebrahim Desai

Q.) Is listening to different types of songs valid or not in Islam?

A.) Songs that have good words in them and do not have any musical elements are permissible. However, if the words are unethical or if it contains musical instruments, etc. then it is not permissible. And Allah Ta’ala Knows Best

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