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Hanafi Fiqh

Is it permissible to draw cartoon characters?

  I know drawing is haram, but I heard cartoons can be permissble depending on purpose, Is all kinds od drawings forbidden or are there exception if so what are they, an example would be can I make a cartoon if all of the characters are covered there faces would be...

Hanafi Fiqh

Is it permissible for women to look at men?

 1. How does one reconcile the injunction in the Qur'an which tells the believing men & women to lower their gaze with the narration that A'isha Radiallahu Anha was permitted to watch some Abyssinians performing a show with her chin resting on his shoulder? 2. Can...

Hanafi Fiqh

Ulama – Backwards?

Do you know that some of our Ulamaa' (Scholars) issued Fatwas, like below: (1) Translation of Quran in any other language was prohibited by Fatwas till about 1000 AD. Now Ulamaa’ allow it. (2) 300 years ago, when clocks and watches were invented; use of those devices...

Hanafi Fiqh

Photography of inanimate objects?

What does Islam have to say about photography of inanimate objects?  Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. It is permissible to take pictures of inanimate objects as long as they do not...

Hanafi Fiqh

Paintings

assalam alaikum,i used to do paintings,is it allowed that i can paint nature?is it we can present any dolls or paintigs which has human figures to non muslims. Answer BismillahAl-jawab billahi at-taufeeq (the answer with Allah's guidance)Yes, painting nature is...