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Attending music and ghinā’ gathering

Q. Is it permissible to take part in gatherings where morally corrupt songs of ghinā’ are sung? And what is the ruling if someone is doubtful as to the nature of the songs and he cannot stop it?
A: It is not permissible to attend parties where ghinā’ and lahwī music, that is suitable for gatherings of sin and lahw, when this leads to listening to such singing and music or supporting it. However, when someone is doubtful about the nature of them, there is no harm in participating in these gatherings and listening to them per se.
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