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    Question ID: 58888Country: AF

    Title: Watching videos of ulama

    Question: Respected Mufti Saab, there are some useful Islamic videos of our scholars is it lawful for a man to watch it? Only the Islamic videos of scholars.

    Answer ID: 58888

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 524/527/N=07/1436) It is not lawful to watch such religious or worldly programme which contain pictures of human being or living creatures. It is mentioned in Jawahir al-Fiqh (7:264 pub. Maktaba Zakaria Deoband): “The pictures which are unlawful to make or keep in the house it is also unlawful to watch them with intention. The next page reads: It is also proved that if other evil aspects of watching movies are ignored then also it is enough for its interdiction that pictures are shown therein. Hence the ‘Islamic videos’ of Ulama should also not be watched.

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India