Ramadan section: what does islam say about astrology and palmistry?

Some say islam says its true but haram to see future but others say its not true.Well i was just wondering so i asked.
So is it true or not?
Anyway that explains its haram to know the future but they sometimes also talk about the qualities of people.Is that allowed?

4 thoughts on “Ramadan section: what does islam say about astrology and palmistry?

  1. niether have a place within Islam. The study of astronomy is something which is lawful and beneficial as it is a known science. But astrology and the like are considered under Islamic law to be forms of sorcery and sorcery is something forbidden in Islam. An evidence of this is the fact that before the advent of Islam, people would think that the sun and moon might eclipse when a great figure died. During the Prophet’s saws lifetime, it happened that the sun eclipsed on the same day when the Prophet’s saws son Ibrahim died. The people then thought that it had eclipsed because of the Prophet’s saws son’s death. On knowing this, the Prophet saws led them in the Eclipse Prayer and then delivered them a speech saying: “The sun and moon are but signs of Allah; they do not eclipse because so-and-so died or was born.” Going to a fortune teller is a sin about it the Prophet saws said : “He who goes to a fortune-teller to ask him about something, his Prayer will not be accepted for forty days.” (Reported by Muslim)

  2. all forms of astrology such as palmistry, telling one’s future depending on stars or cup-reading are completely Haram in Islam. Allah and His Messenger consider such actions as major sins, since they are based on quackery and delusion.
    Abu Dawood reported from Ibn ‘Abbas that the Prophet (p.b.u.h.) said: “A person who learns a part of astrology is as if he learns magic, and the more he learns this, the more he learns of magic”

    Allah Says (interpretation of meaning): {Say: “None in the heavens and the earth knows the Ghaib (unseen) except Allâh, …} [27: 65].

    {“(He Alone) the All-Knower of the Ghâ’ib (unseen), and He reveals to none His Ghâ’ib (unseen).” Except to a Messenger (from mankind) whom He has chosen (He informs him of unseen as much as He likes), ….} [72: 26-27].

    Therefore, a Muslim is strongly required to avoid such things.

    Rest Allah knows the best~!

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