Islaamic ruling on poetry

Question 45: What is the ruling on poetry? Is it permissible for people to sing mentioning Allaah’s name with a tambourine in the background as this is what takes place in our country? What are the lawful and the unlawful types of poetry?

Answer: If the poetry contains lies, Shirk (associating others with Allaah in His Divinity or worship), distraction, impudence, encouraging evil or the like, it is prohibited… read more here.

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