Is taking photographs with a camera haraam or not?
He is in dire need of applying for citizenship and [therefore] asks if it is permissible for him to have his picture taken so as to apply for citizenship as he is in dire need of it?
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?
What is the ruling regarding photographic pictures [taken] out of necessity or [simply] for display?
[Having bought these pictures], some people then hang them on their walls. And the question is, is it permissible to sell these pictures and hang them [on the walls] or not?
What is the ruling regarding looking at pictures of women in newspapers, magazines and the like?
Abu ‘Abdullaah Muhammad ibn Saalih ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Uthaymeen at-Tameemee an-Najdee was born in the city of Unayzah, Qaseem Region on 27th Ramadhaan 1347 A.H./1926 C.E. in a famous religious family. He received his education from many prominent scholars like Shaykh ‘Abdur-Rahmaan as-Sa’dee, Shaykh Muhammad Ameen ash-Shanqeetee and Shaykh ‘Abdul-‘Azeez ibn Baaz. When he entered […]