Drawing living objects – 2

Reference: Fataawa al-Lajnah ad-Daa.imah lil-Buhooth al-‘Ilmiyyah wal-Iftaa., – Volume 1, Page 674, Fatwa No.5807

Question: Is drawing [all] that which has a soul [from amongst the humans and animals] permissible if it is done on a bed sheet (cloth) or a carpet or that which is similar to this?

Response: The ruling regarding making pictures encompasses [all] that you have mentioned. So it is haraam to draw or photograph [all] that which has a soul [from amongst the humans and animals].

And with Allaah lies all success and may Allaah send prayers and salutations upon our Prophet (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and his family and his companions.

- from London, UK. He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004.

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