Listening to music

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Q: I want ask about music. I completely stopped listening to songs but my question is cooking shows and informative shows also have some background music and my kids games also have music. How can I avoid this. I also stopped watching drama and films. So my entertainment is now only Islamic cooking channels but still feel bad when I hear music in cooking shows. Please tell what should I do.


A: Refer to and

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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