Are Tattoos Haram in Islam? Islamic Ruling on Tattoos

Tattoos Haram in Islam.. Tattooing is nothing but causing harm to ourselves by letting someone else pierce our skin with a needle, tattoos are Haram in Islam. Our body is not a museum to showcase the art. If we speak on the basis of Islam it’s totally Haram.

Allah(SWT) has given our soul a beautiful body and it is a Amanah for us. We should take care of it instead, we do things which are not safe for us in any means like tattooing, consumption of intoxicants and etc.

Tattoo haram in islam

Impact on body due to Tattooes

On a scientific basis, the Tattoo has a wide range of issues in its store ready to cause problems in your body. It may look cool when we get it on the other hand, it won’t take much time for it to turn into a disaster.

Breaking the skin barrier by inserting a needle and injecting ink through is the start of all things. It can cause the following problems.

  • Hepatitis b
  • Hepatitis c
  • HIV
  • Tetanus
  • Burns during MRI Scans
  • Tuberculosis

These above mentions are just a few complications one can face. Here is a link for full health issue caused due to Tattoos. However, there are many people who are happy with Tattoos but consider the risk if you really want a Tattoo.

Tattoo haram in islam

Islamic ruling | Tattoo Haram in Islam

In the Quran if we don’t find a answer for a particular issue it doesnt mean that it is valid for a Muslim to take advantage of that. We should refer to the Hadith & Sunnah of the Prophet(PBUH).

Does Allah(SWT) forgive Revert Muslim for having Tattoos

Allah(SWT) forgives every non-Muslim who converts to Muslim no matter how much sins they committed. It’s a clean white paper for you to start off besides, that one should repent for the sins he committed in the past to get closer to Allah(SWT).

Hadith on Tattoos Haram in Islam

The Prophet (PBUH) cursed the one who does tattoos and the one for whom that is done. In al-Saheehayn it is narrated that ‘Abd-Allaah ibn Mas’ood (may Allah be pleased with him) said: “May Allah curse the women who do tattoos and those for whom tattoos are done, those who pluck their eyebrows and those who file their teeth for the purpose of beautification and alter the creation of Allah.” (al-Bukhari, al-Libaas, 5587; Muslim, al-Libaas, 5538).

Hadith is clearly showing the impact on this issue of Tattoo being haram in Islam. If this Hadith isn’t enough for us to understand this issue only Allah(SWT) should help us.

End Note

We should be thankful for what Allah(SWT) has given us. People are committing major sin by altering the creation of Allah(SWT). Many Muslim people don’t even consider it as Haram. Haram is Haram no matter what if it’s meantion in the Quran & the sunnah of the Prophet(PBUH).

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