Is it permissible to do Raqs and are there any hadiths on the subject?
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
Dancing is prohibited by consensus of all the fuqaha (jurists).
(Shaami: vol. 6 pg. 396, Darul Ma’rifa; Tahtaawi: pg. 319, Al-Ilmiyya)
And Allah knows best.
Mufti Faizal Riza
Darul Ifta Australia