Printing The Name Of Allah Ta'ala On Edible Items


Is it possible to write words which contain Allah’s names as decoration on edible items. For example,  JazakhAllahu Khairan  on cakes or biscuits intended as gifts to teachers?


Primarily, it is permissible to write Allah Ta’ala’s name on objects, coins, etc. where it not disrespected or insulted in any way or form whatsoever.

In the enquired case, one should avoid writing Allah Allah Ta’ala’s name on edible items because it is made for cutting, biting and consuming with no intention of acquiring a cure or barakah from it. Eventually the name may even be left marred or smudged if half the Great Name is cut causing apparent disrespect. Mere words of thanks should be used to attain the objective.

Checked and Approved By:

Mufti Muhammed Saeed Motara Saheb D.B.


وكتابة اسم الله تعالى على الدراهم : إن كان بقصد العلامة لا يكره وللتهاون يكره…
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