Category : Sports, entertainment, leisure and pastime

  • Reading and writing fantasy novel

    17 Jan 2022 Ref-No#: 2962

    Is it permissible to read or write a fantasy novel where imaginary God/goddess, imaginary laws of nature, imaginary species, religions, magic, spells, etc. are mentioned, but readers can understand that it is just an imagination. It is not ‘false’, rather it is imagination just for en...


  • Acting in a play

    30 Nov 2021 Ref-No#: 4007

    Assalamu Alaikum mufti saheb, hope you are very well. I had a question: In our school, for certain english lessons we are told to get into groups and prepare a play for the rest of the class and then perform when ready. The plays we do are for different story lines and events. So, we ...


  • Is it haram to play this game?

    05 Jul 2021 Ref-No#: 3094

    Assalamualaikum, Theres a video game which has an aspect of ‘worshipping’ a statue, where you character presses it and your stamina increases. However, I can avoid this. If I avoid the shirk elements and just play the game fighting monsters and doing quests, is it okay to play? Of cour...


  • Is pirating software that is not sold anymore haram?

    18 Jun 2021 Ref-No#: 2975

    Is pirating software that is not sold anymore haram? For example there is an old software that is not sold anymore by the company, and I pirate it would that be haram? I don’t think it would be stealing since there is no way for me to buy it from them so they are not losing anything. ...


  • Can i play Electronic Arts games?

    31 Aug 2019 Ref-No#: 2196

    Respected Mufti there is company called Electronic Arts which made a game called Battle field 4 at last mission of the Battlefield 4 game the cartoon character said verbally “what the f***? Christ! Where did that come from?” also the game show written dialog which is “IRISH: what the ...


  • Entertainment and songs in Islam

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 395

    Assalamu alaikum Respected Mufti, Somewhere I read this Fatwa: “What is the meaning of ‘entertainment’? If one sings a nasheed or it is sung to a crowd, then this will be haraam entertainment. Entertaining refers to singing for others – entertaining people with the ...


  • Ruling on Selling Newspapers and Magazines

    26 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 251

    What is the ruling of selling Newspapers, magazines,etc which contains obscene material, gossip or other salacious material? The customers who will purchase these are mostly non Muslims. ...


  • Slmz, Is it permissible for women to drive? Jzkl

    25 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 209

    Slmz, Is it permissible for women to drive? Jzkl ...