Is It Okay To Pray Wearing an ID Badge That Has Your Picture on It

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Fatwa ID: 05961

 

Answered by: Shaykh Ahmed Bin Mohamed Umarji

 

Question:

 

Is it okay to pray wearing an ID badge that has your picture on it?

 

 

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

 

Answer:

 

It is Makrooh to wear anything during prayer that has a picture of an animate object.1 Thus the ID badge should be removed, placed in one’s pocket, or covered before starting the prayer.

 

 

 

Only Allah knows best

Written by Shaykh Ahmed Bin Mohamed Umarji

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

 

 

 

 

 

1 Maraqi Al Falah , Page 288 , Dar-ul-Thaqafah

 

 

 

 

 

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