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Question # : 52109


As we want to put 1 shop in big shopping complex where we sell animals which made by hand cravings on wood, (like Elephants, Camel, Horse, Tiger, Deer, small dolls Etc.) but we are not selling wooden human or Hindu god's things etc which is not allowed in Islam too, but now my question is above wooden animals can be sold or not, as this all things used at home for decoration purpose which home looks much more beautiful.

Answer : 52109

Published on: Apr 12, 2014

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 745/745/M=06/1435)

It is also unlawful to sell and buy the animals made by wood. Hadith does not allow the picture of living beings. It is unlawful to sell or use the statue of living beings to decorate the houses.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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