New York, May 4, 2016: Islamic Preacher Wajdi Akkari has explained that there are certain emoticons that should not be shared by Muslims on Whatsapp.
Wajdi Akkari is a preacher based in Saudi Arabia, even posted a video where he can be seen explaining the reason behind the same.
The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), has translated the video where the Islamic preacher instructs the Muslims on what emoticons is a Muslim not allowed to share on WhatsApp.
Wajdi Akkari, who was born in Lebanon told his viewers that the halo emoticon is haram.
The Islamic preacher said that this was so because the idea of angels in Islam is different from that in Christianity.
He further informed that Muslims should not used Satan emoticons and that they are also haram.
Wajdi Akkari explained that this has to be done because Muslims do not know what the devil looks like.
But the Islamic preacher also said that it was permissible to Google these emoticons to understand why they are are forbidden. The video was posted on March 1, 2016.
To watch the full video of this Islamic preacher click here:
Many Islamic biggies have been giving their opinion on what is the ideal way for a Muslim to live in the present times without having to let go of his roots.
Earlier, another Islamic cleric had given his opinion on the subject of tourism and citizenship procurement in the Western nations and whether it was allowed or not.
Prior to that another video had come to light where a senior Saudi man had narrated his views on wife-beating and in what circumstances force could be used and to what extent.
These videos are important as it also provide an insight into the thinking process of the senior Islamic preachers and clerics and how they perceive the world.