[Q-ID0596] What is the ruling on taking a picture/video of a deceased person?

QUESTION:

What do the scholars of the Dīn and muftīs of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: How is it to take a picture/make a video of the deceased on a mobile phone, etc?

Questioner: Abdullah from UK

ANSWER:

بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم
الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم ھدایۃ الحق والصواب

It is permissible to take a picture/make a video of the deceased using a mobile phone, etc; there is no problem in this.

واللہ تعالی اعلم ورسولہ اعلم صلی اللہ علیہ وآلہ وسلم
کتبہ ابو الحسن محمد قاسم ضیاء قادری

Answered by Mufti Qasim Zia al-Qadri
Translated by Haider Ali

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