ummtaalib Posted September 6, 2013 Report Share Posted September 6, 2013 Question and Answer: Q. Please can you send me something regarding the implications of a Muslim having tattoos on their body from an Islamic perspective? (Question published as received) A. It is forbidden for Muslims to draw tattoos or have tattoos drawn. Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has cursed the one who draws tattoos and the one who has tattoos drawn on himself. It is narrated on the authority of Ibn Mas’ood (Radiallahu Anhu) that he said, “May Allah curse those who tattoo, have (their bodies) tattooed, those who request their eyebrows to be plucked and those who create gaps between their teeth. They are changing what Allah has created. Why should I not curse those whom Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has cursed? (Sahih al-Bukhari, Hadith #: 5943). And Allah Knows Best Mufti Suhail Tarmahomed Fatwa Department Jamiatul Ulama (KZN) Council of Muslim Theologians Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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