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Islamic music in islam

Last updated: 7th July 2005
Question ID: #557
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FAISAL
7th July 2005

 
Asalaamu-alaikum, listening to music is considered haraam, but, what about listening to nasheeds that are mentioning
Allah (swt) and Prophet (sas) if you sincerely love listening to only that? Jazak Allahu Khairun for your reply.

Salaam,

Faisal Siddiqi



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Answer last updated on:
13th July 2005
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Bismihi Ta'ala

In principal, there is no harm in listening to Islamic Nasheed, as long as there is no music in it, and as long as the meaning is sound, and does not hold an element of Bid'ah or Shirk or Kufr. Also, it musn't be on a tune of a musical theme.

And Allah knows best.