Music is Haram in Islam| Proof from Quran & Hadith

Music has been there for ages and has grown immensely in the past 3-4 decades. However, it is predicted to grow more in the future. Music is Haram in Islam, but some people are literally living their life for music. Moreover, they are devoting themselves towards this culture.

Scientifically speaking music do have positive things. In fact, when you listen to music it boosts your confidence depending on the music you listen. It takes full control of your consciousness. In addition, it makes you totally rely on it. Which makes a normal human being feel good or even motivated in some case.

Looking from the Islamic point of view

People go crazy for music. Specifically, on concerts and even clubs, they lose themselves over that. Point to remember anything plays with your consciousness is dangerous.

For example, Allah(SWT) has prohabited Alcohol and named it haram because it makes a individual to loose his conciousness

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If we set aside this and take a look into the Quran & Sunnah there are clear prohibition signs for particular things. In fact, Music is one of the prohibited things.

Surah refering to Music in Quran

Allah(SWT): “And of mankind is he who purchases idle talks (i.e., music, singing) to mislead (men) from the path of Allah…”

[Luqmaan 31:6] (interpretation of the meaning)

[Allah(SWT) said to Shaytaan;] And istafziz [literally means befool them gradually] those whom you can with your voice, make assaults on them with your cavalry and your infantry, mutually share with them wealth and children, and make promises to them. But Shaytaan promises them nothing but deceit.

[al-Isra 17:64] (interpretation of the meaning)

Allah(SWT) says: “Do you then wonder at this recitation (the Quran)? And you laugh at it and weep not, Wasting your (precious) lifetime in pastime and amusements (singing)”

[al-Najm 53:59-61] (interpretation of the meaning)

Hadith on Music being Haram

The Prophet(PBUH) said: “Among my Ummah, there will certainly be people who permit Zina, Silk, Alcohol, and Musical instruments…”

The Prophet (PBUH) said: “there will be people who allow It is clear that the things listed here, including musical instruments, are forbidden in shareeah, but those people will allow them.”


Music is clearly considered Haram in Islam and you have proof from the Quran and Hadith. If you start to enjoy Halal you will eventually forbid Haram only if you are sincere.

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