This compelling and beautifully researched book clarifies the rulings on singing and music and the harm they inflict on the heart, the individual, the family, and the ummah. It warns Muslims about the danger of these matters, which causes corruption and immorality. These things turn people away from the Qur’an, worship, and obedience – the keys to the beautification and serenity of the heart; the removal of all worries and distress; and happiness in this world and the next.
Singing & Music in Islamic Perspective
Shaykh Abdullah Al-Athari | Darussalam
The book clearly and succinctly argues why music and singing is allowed only under certain strict conditions in Islam. The learned shaykh, Abdullah al-Athari, qualifies his arguments from the Quran, Sunnah, the sayings of the Salaf, and the Imams and scholars of the four schools of Fiqh.
He outlines how music and singing harm the Ummah, particularly the young and impressionable young people, because it promotes immorality and corruption and takes muslims away from the worship of Allah swt, the most High