Listening to Islamic Songs with Musical Instruments

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Is it permissible to listen to a nasheed (Islamically-themed song) that incorporates musical instruments or to instrumental music without words? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Merciful. The relied-upon position in the Hanafi school, as well as the three other schools of jurisprudence, is that musical instruments (except […]

Should I Relent If My Wife Insists on Listening to Music?

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: My wife listens to music but generally turns it off when I am around because she knows I don’t want to listen to it.  When we are in the car though, she wants to listen to music on the radio.  Recently, she asked if she could turn it on […]