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Shafi'i Fiqh

Hearing Music vs Listening to it

Question: Is it sinful to hear music if one is not intentionally listening to it? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, Dear questioner, Thank you for your important question. Inadvertently hearing music, lies, or any other sinful speech is not...

Shafi'i Fiqh

“Purchasing idle talk”

Question: Who does verse 31: 6 refer to when it refers to those who “purchase idle talk”? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, Dear questioner, Thank you for your important question. The verse ‘And of men are those who purchase idle talk to mislead...

Shafi'i Fiqh

Films with Religious Content

Question: Is it permissible to make films with religious content? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, Dear questioner, Thank you for your important question. Generally speaking, it is permissible to make films with religious content. The caveat...

Shafi'i Fiqh

Reading Literary Fiction

Ustadh Farid Dingle is asked about the use and benefit of literary fiction, and advises on their possible detriment to faith and love of Allah. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I would like to ask a question regarding reading literature: I...