This answer was collected from TheMufti.com, which is a fatwa portal managed by Mufti Ismaeel Bassa from South Africa.

Decorating a house with pictures

Answered by TheMufti.com

Q. In a Muslim house, can the walls be decorated with pictures of near and dear ones? Is it a fact that the Firishtaas hesitate to enter the houses that have pictures all around? And is it absolutely prohibited in Islam to hang photos as decorative pieces? Please suggest and explain. Now a days most… read more »

Can we take photos or shoot video for entertainment?

Answered by Darulifta Deoband Waqf

Assalamualaikum,Can we take photos or shoot  video for entertainment? Jajakallah khair. Answer: Ref. No. 942/41-85 In the name of Allah the most Gracious the most Merciful The answer to your question is as follows: There is a stern warning in this Hadith for those who make pictures of living creatures. Hadith says: “The people who will receive the severest punishment… read more »

Taking Photographs.

Answered by DarulUloomTT.net

Question: Is it allowed to take photograph of one year old boy or girl? Could you kindly explain in detail? Answer: Pictures and photographs are totally Haraam (unlawful) in Islam. Severe warnings and punishment are mentioned in many authentic and sound Traditions of the Prophet (SA) for those who take out the photos as well… read more »

CCTV Business – Halal Or Haram

Answered by Darulifta-Deoband.com

As I am in CCTV security business, my father has some doubts in running this business as its related to photos & videos. Request you to kindly confirm whether its permissible, can we run this CCTV business. Kindly revert with all such details. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 1456/1454/N=1/1439)   The doubt of your father… read more »

Seerah Jalsah

Answered by DaruliftaaZambia.com

Question Assalamz Mufti Sahib   Please advise on Seerat Jalsahs   1) Are Seerat Jalsahs permissible or bid’ah?   2) What is the difference between Seerah Jalsah and MOulood?   3) Below is a program. Please advise regarding it.   4) May women… read more »