ENGLISH: Traces of Advertising in the holy Quran and the Tradition of the holy Prophet (PBUH) and its Shariah Ruling
Islam guides its followers in every field of life. It requires from Muslims to search solutions of emerging problems keeping in view the golden rules set by the Quran and the Sunnah. Advertising along with its recent ways is somehow a new phenomenon. This study aims to explore antecedences of advertising in the holy Quran and the Traditions of the holy Prophet. (May peace and mercy be upon him.) Firstly, the two meanings of advertising are mentioned, and the examples of both meanings are presented from the Quran, the Traditions of the holy Prophet (PBUH) and the life of one of the holy companions of the Prophet. Secondly shariah ruling of the advertising is discussed in the light of the sources of the shariah. Lastly the results of the study are stated that read: Keeping in view the cases of the advertising from the Traditions of the holy Prophet (PBUH) and bearing in mind importance and need of it in current times, it is clear that publishing ads and broadcasting them for the promotion of the goods or services is basically allowed unless something contradictory to Islam is added to it, like lies, deception, exaggeration, degrading of other’s goods and display of half naked women etc.