Is Kite Flying Haram?

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Fatwa ID: 03854

Answered by: Maulana Muddasser Dhedhy

Question

 

I enjoy kite flying ever since childhood. Is kite flying haram/shirk as per Islam?

 

 

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم

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

 

Answer:

Flying a kite is permissible provided the following:

  • The shape of the kite is not made to resemble a living thing such as a dragon.
  • It is not done to celebrate or commemorate any occasion.
  • It does not harm anyone.
  • It does not lead to neglecting one's religious obligations, like Salaah etc.[1]

 

 

Only Allah knows best

Written by Maulana Muddasser Dhedhy

Check and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

 

 


[1] فتاوى محمودية ج 19 ص 538540. دار الإفتاء جامعة فاروقية كراتشي

تكملة فتح الملهم ج 4 ص 380382. دار إحياء التراث العربي

 

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