Listening to audio lectures which have nazams in the background

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Q: Many times people post bayans of various Ulema on the whatsapp. There is usually a nasheed playing in the background. Many times it sounds just like music. Only after hearing very closely can one make out its not music. Will it be permissible to listen to such audios?


A: Avoid listening to these.

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


Answered by:

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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