Tattoo Craze Among Youngsters In Pakistan

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It was narrated that Abu Juhayfah (RA) said: “Prophet Mohammad (SAW) cursed the one who does tattoos, the one who has a tattoo done …. (Sahih Bukhari)

The rate at which tattoo parlours are opening in Pakistan is surprising, and what is more surprising is the rate at which youngsters visit these tattoo parlours. The problem is the blind following of actors, singers, models, etc. They get tattoos and youngsters follow suit.

Tattoos involve changing the creation of Allah SWT, and also the fact that ghusl will not be complete if a person has a tattoo on the body, and a person will not become pak, which is a necessity in the daily prayers. A person can get a temporary tattoo, but that too will leave a person unable to do ghusl and hence will become an obstruction in the daily prayers.

Youngsters of Pakistan are following the westernized way of thinking and are headed towards the highway to destruction. It can be seen that from dressing up like westerners, having piercings and tattoos, celebrating birthdays and valentines day to doing drugs and drinking alcohol, disrespecting parents, partying, girlfriend/boyfriend relationships; everything is a copy of the west.

Prophet Mohammad (SAW) said, “Truly, you shall follow the ways of those who were before you, span by span, and cubit by cubit, until, if they were to enter a lizards lair, you would follow them.” We said, “O Messenger of Allah, the Jews and Christians?” And he said, “Who else?”