Office Of Grand Ayatollah Sayyed M.S.Al-Hakeem


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Music & Songs
Q [1]  If listening to poetry about the Ahlulbait (peace be upon them) with background musical instruments causes one to feel rapture; does it become impermissible to listen to?
If the music causes rapture then it is not permissible to listen to it.
Q [2]  Are all types of music are prohibited?
It is unlawful to listen to amusing music in a way that is based on enjoyment and rapture.
Q [3]  Is Opera halal to listen to?
Since it involves songs and music with rapture then it is prohibited to listen to it.
Q [4]  Is it allowed to listen to music that sometimes can be used in gatherings of corruption and sometimes are not used in such meetings?
Is it allowed to listen to songs that sometimes can be used in gatherings of corruption and sometimes are not used in such meetings?
Listening for the sake of enjoyment is prohibited.
Q [5]  I would like to ask about the musical instrument the Organ. According to your view, are we allowed to listen to a musician who plays the organ?
If the music by nature involves rapture or enjoyment, then it is prohibited to listen to it whether it is from this particular instrument or any other ones.
Q [6]  If a person is sitting at home, listening to music, the music is suitable for enjoyment and rapture but he is just listening without dancing. Is this permissible?
No, it is not permissible.
Q [7]  In the music section of your website, you mentioned that music that involves rapture is not permissible. What do you mean by rapture?
What the term rapture mean is the frivolity that the music and/or the song listener feels that lead to reacting with them in such a way that effects his/her feeling and sentiment.
Q [8]  Other Maraje say that if the music is not suitable for gatherings then it is allowed. Is the verdict of his eminence the same? Is this based on compulsory precaution or is it a verdict?
The music which is based on rapture is prohibited whether it is commonly used and popular in amusement gatherings or not.
Q [9]  Is it permissible to play the piano for relaxation and destressing purposes?
It is not permissible.
Q [10]  I thought that war and revolutionary songs were not suitable for gatherings of corruption. However, recently I saw in TV some man and women dancing together with this type of music, although the lyrics were Islamic.
Is listening war and revolutionary songs, that can be used both in good and bad gatherings, allowed in Islam?
If such music arouse rapture then it is prohibited to listen to, otherwise it is allowed.

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