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assalamo alaikum Mr Burhan

2)  If some one does toys business he keep animals /birds etc in the shop, we donot keep all these in our home as it is not allowed to keep pictures  so pls. guide we are not supposed to buy these things for our kids plus in the toy shop they are kept so what does islam says about these things, it is allowed?    

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Toys dolls for child

In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is none worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.


Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 8.151 Narrated by Aisha

I used to play with dolls in the presence of the Prophet (saws), and my girl friends also used to play with me. When the Messenger of Allah (saws) used to enter (my dwelling place) they used to hide themselves, but the Prophet (saws) would call them to join and play with me.


In light of the above quoted guidance, the absolute majority of the scholars and the jurists in Islam are of the opinion that there is absolutely no harm if a child amuses themselves and/or plays with dolls or toys of animate objects, nor is there any harm in selling such toys and dolls. And Allah Alone Knows Best.


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