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Music in the background

Fatwaa ID: 278

Question:
Assalamualaikum, is watching nature documentaries permissible if there is music playing int he background?

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

Music is impermissible irrespective of whether it is the main purpose or it is in the background of something. In the enquired situation, consider lowering the volume and using subtitles instead.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

06/11/1444 AH – 01/04/2023 CE | AML1-6787

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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