Singing to oneself

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: If I sing sometimes will it be a sin? Is singing prohibited in Islam?


A: If you sing to yourself it is permissible, provided the content is in keeping to the teachings of deen. Do not adopt the signing style of professional singers.

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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