Listening to Music

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Is hearing relaxation music (very light music) haraam?


A: All types of music are haraam and forbidden in Islam. Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said, “I was sent to destroy all musical instruments”. For further details refer to

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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