Question 64: Some paintings contain the Name of Allaah and His Messenger and others contain the Two Shahaadahs (Testimonies of Faith) in the shape of a man in the sitting position between the two prostrations with his forefinger in the right hand raised. People hang these paintings on walls. Is it permissible to possess and hang these paintings in houses? What is the ruling on buying, selling and making them?
Answer: It is not permissible to write the Qur’aan in the shape of a human or whatsoever, because this involves trifling with the Book of Allaah (Glorified and Exalted be He)... read more here.