Music, Songs, Novels, Movies & Theaters

Music, Songs, Novels, Movies & Theaters

Prohibition of Music, Songs and Movies According to Quraan and Sunnah


And of mankind is he who purchases idle talks (i.e. music, songs, poetry, stories, novels, movies, theaters, dramas etc.) to mislead from the Path of Allah without knowledge, and takes it (the Path of Allah, the Verses of the Quraan) by way of mockery.  For such there will be a humiliating torment (in the Hell-Fire). [Al_Quraan_031.006]


And excite [befool them gradually] any of them whom you can with your voice (i.e. music, songs, poetry, stories, novels, movies, theaters, dramas and other call for Allah's disobedience), and urge their horse and foot against them, and be a partner in their wealth and children, and promise them. Satan promises them only to deceive. [Al_Quraan_017.064]


Narrated Abu 'Amir or Abu Malik Al-Ash'ari that he heard the Prophet  saying, "From among my followers there will be some people who will consider illegal sexual intercourse, the wearing of silk, the drinking of alcoholic drinks, and the use of musical instruments as lawful.  And (from them), there will be some who will stay near the side of a mountain, and in the evening their shepherd will come to them with their sheep and ask them for something, but they will say to him, 'Return to us tomorrow.' Allah will destroy them during the night and will let the  mountain fall on them, and Allah will transform the rest of them into monkeys and pigs and they will remain so till the Day of Resurrection." [Hadith - Bukhari 7:494]



The Day of Resurrection draws near, None besides Allah can avert it, (or advance it, or delay it).  Do you then wonder at this recital (the Quraan)?  And you laugh at it and weep not, Wasting your (precious) lifetime in pastime and amusements (i.e. music, songs, poetry, stories, novels, movies, theaters, dramas etc.). So fall you down in prostration to Allah, and worship Him (Alone). [Al_Quraan_053.057-062]


Think how we are wasting out costly time. Think again how Satan has taken our expensive time. Why we don’t have time to think about the unity of Muslim Ummah and doing Dawah? One of the answers could be:

Music, songs, poetry, stories, novels, movies, theaters, dramas etc.


Action Items for the Muttaqun:

1>   Get rid of those Indian, western and all other Music, songs CDs and Videos etc.

2>   If you had a large music collection like a kafir has, have a collection just as large, but instead fill your library with Islamic Collections.

3>   Think about how many hundreds or maybe even thousands of dollars you've spent on music CD’s, Videos and tapes that you could now spend on a home Islamic library.

4>   Spend your valuable time studying Quraan, learning to perfect your Salaah, engaged in ibaadah and spreading dawah.

Remember... Allah, subhana watala, sees everything we do!


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