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Why are Music & Dancing not allowed in Islam-Dr Zakir Naik

why is it in Islam that music and dance are prohibited?
first I’ll come to music then I go to the dance. as far as music is concerned a beloved prophet muhammad (saw) said that the musical instruments as a general rule, they are prohibited, except to give permission for the duff.

that the one sided open drum called as Duff or deftly. Besides that, the prophet prohibited because, if you analyze, it takes a person away from the remembrance of Allah subhanaw taala on the remembrance of Almighty God, that’s the reason when we hear the you know, film song, whether it be Hindi, maybe Malia, Ali or Tamil or whatever it is, you find that in these film songs, most of the words that are mentioned, there are far away from reality.

You know, the hero tells the heroin – I’ll get the moon for you, I’ll get the staff for you. We know it’s not possible, no man can get the star of the moon for his lover. But yet we keep on repeating because the ambience because of everything. So because of this general rule is that the music does take a person away from Allah subhanaw taala that is the reason a beloved prophet private musical instruments except for deaf or as generally with your voice. For example, when a person recited the Quran,

they recite the Quran, his voice is good, that’s permitted. Because that takes a person towards Allah subhanaw taala. the musical instruments along in the background, do create a different ambience.

Otherwise, singing per se, it is MOBA optional.

As long as the words of the song they take you towards your create Allah subhanaw taala. If the words of the song take you away from Allah subhanaw taala, even that type of song is prohibited.

number the second part, why is dancing prohibited?

There is no verse in the Quran, or Hadith that I know of which says dancing per se is haram. But normally, because people dance, to show to the other people. you know, we have dance performance on the stage.

Where are you part of Natyam. Now the only Bharatanatyam on the stage and 1000s are watching you. So normally, in terms of the hijab reason. we wouldn’t like to expose our ladies, our mothers, our sisters, our daughters on the stage, and 1000s of people looking at them. So any profession in which the body is used as a show, after entering the people, it is prohibited.

that is the reason dancing in public, or dancing in parties. where we are opposite sex mixing, many a time the rules of dancing, they conflict with the rule of Islamic Sharia.

Normally, when you have a dance, you have pairs, male and female, and most of these pairs that the girlfriend boyfriend, and you dance in front of other people. So because it breaks the system of Islamic hijab. thats the reason per se, it is prohibited because it goes against the system of hijab.

So you have to realize that many times when you dance, you dance in public, you go out for parties, and you move around. Otherwise, with your wife, you can do what you want, as long as it doesn’t go against the Sharia. alone enclose those husband and wife what they want to do as long as it doesn’t go again as a rule of the Quran and Hadith there is no problem.

But because most of the time dancing exploits the body, it includes singing, dancing, you go on the stage and other people are watching. So it breaks the rules of Sharia of the hijab. And you can Yama videocassette woman’s rights in Islam modernizing outdated, which is in detail. Why do we Muslims protect?

Why do we love Why do we revere a woman for because we love a woman that there isn’t protect them and we don’t want to exhibit them?

That there isn’t professional which involve singing in public, or dancing or modeling. These professions are prohibited for a lady.

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