Is drawing haram?

Fatwa ID: 03021

Answered by:  Maulana Imran Mughal​


Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah

Is drawing haram?


بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

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

Assalamualaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakaatuh

Drawing anything that does not have life in it will be permissible.

Drawing humans, animals or anything else that has life in it will not permissible, except if one refrains from drawing the head of a human or animal.[1]


Only Allah SWT Alone Knows Best.

Written by Maulana Imran Mughal

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Iftā Birmingham



[1] Ibn Abidin, ­Raddul Muhtaar(Riyadh: Dar Alam al-Kutub, 2003), 2:418.


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