Having Fun the Halal Way : Entertainment in Islam


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With the advent of technology, the entertainment industry has flourished and become immensely popular. Combine this with the exponential advances in technology, and the result is an increasing number of ways to amuse ourselves.

As a result of such advances the Muslims react in a variety of manners towards entertainment. Some label entertainment as completely forbidden. This sometimes includes parents who say no to almost everything that their young ones deem to be ‘fun’, without providing them with suitable alternatives. Others, who do not want to take this extreme approach, fall into the trap of excessive use of – and even addiction to –various sources of entertainment, without any limits. This book looks at those views and suggests alternative methods of entrainment to that which is deemed Haram