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Is it permissable for Muslims to use tunes from popular indian/other songs to write nasheeds/naats/hamd?

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I have recently heard the tapes by Imraan Dayah. They often remind me and others of popular indian songs that we heard in the past(may Allah S.W.A. forgive us for our shortcomings).

Answer

Since the referred tapes divert your mind to previously heard Indian songs,
we advise you do not listen to such tapes.

and Allah Ta’ala Knows Best

Mufti Ebrahim Desai
FATWA DEPT.

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