Pictures of skeletons and butterflies

Q: There are many t-shirts with pictures of skeletons on them. Are these regarded as animate objects?

Are butterflies as a symbol animate?

A: Yes, both of these enter under the prohibition of picture making.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)