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How to ask someone to "Stop Playing Music"stop playing music without sounding religious?

Background

Music is one of those things which are declared Haram (unlawful) by Islam, yet there are a lot of people here (and in other Islamic countries) who listen to it. So Music isn't considered a taboo here by the public as do other sins like Vulgarity, Drinking, Gambling, etc. but still, people know that it's Haram.

Common Situations

I will give you some examples of the situations I get caught up in, like:

  • Sitting in a gathering and someone plays Music on their mobile phone - it gets even worse when they assume me similar to them and often start with "Do you enjoy this song too?", "Have you seen this movie?", bla bla.
  • Sitting in a public transport and driver playing music on the bus/van/rickshaw
  • Public events and music being played in the background

Question

I want to ask someone to stop playing music (or use head-phonephones if it's very necessary) without sounding a religious person.

What I have tried so far

  • When loud music is played around: I find it easier to stop them as I simply say "Please attenuate the volume of music, I am studying/doing my work" - though I am yet to find a way to stop them once music volume is somewhere between inaudible to too noisy.
  • Events which may have music: It's an easy one as I simply refuse to attend them.
  • Public Transport: If music is being played, then I don't sit in that vehicle; if driver plays music mid-way through the journey, then at times, I ask him to stop but often it leads me to sound stupid as everyone stares at me as if I am alien. Also, I can't lie that I am having headache or reading, etc.

How to ask someone to "Stop Playing Music" without sounding religious

Background

Music is one of those things which are declared Haram (unlawful) by Islam, yet there are a lot of people here (and in other Islamic countries) who listen to it. So Music isn't considered a taboo here by the public as do other sins like Vulgarity, Drinking, Gambling, etc. but still, people know that it's Haram.

Common Situations

I will give you some examples of the situations I get caught up in, like:

  • Sitting in a gathering and someone plays Music on their mobile phone - it gets even worse when they assume me similar to them and often start with "Do you enjoy this song too?", "Have you seen this movie?", bla bla.
  • Sitting in a public transport and driver playing music on the bus/van/rickshaw
  • Public events and music being played in the background

Question

I want to ask someone to stop playing music (or use head-phone if it's very necessary) without sounding a religious person.

What I have tried so far

  • When loud music is played around: I find it easier to stop them as I simply say "Please attenuate the volume of music, I am studying/doing my work" - though I am yet to find a way to stop them once music volume is somewhere between inaudible to too noisy.
  • Events which may have music: It's an easy one as I simply refuse to attend them.
  • Public Transport: If music is being played, then I don't sit in that vehicle; if driver plays music mid-way through the journey, then at times, I ask him to stop but often it leads me to sound stupid as everyone stares at me as if I am alien. Also, I can't lie that I am having headache or reading, etc.

How to ask someone to stop playing music without sounding religious?

Background

Music is one of those things which are declared Haram (unlawful) by Islam, yet there are a lot of people here (and in other Islamic countries) who listen to it. So Music isn't considered a taboo here by the public as do other sins like Vulgarity, Drinking, Gambling, etc. but still, people know that it's Haram.

Common Situations

I will give you some examples of the situations I get caught up in, like:

  • Sitting in a gathering and someone plays Music on their mobile phone - it gets even worse when they assume me similar to them and often start with "Do you enjoy this song too?", "Have you seen this movie?", bla bla.
  • Sitting in a public transport and driver playing music on the bus/van/rickshaw
  • Public events and music being played in the background

Question

I want to ask someone to stop playing music (or use head-phones if it's very necessary) without sounding a religious person.

What I have tried so far

  • When loud music is played around: I find it easier to stop them as I simply say "Please attenuate the volume of music, I am studying/doing my work" - though I am yet to find a way to stop them once music volume is somewhere between inaudible to too noisy.
  • Events which may have music: It's an easy one as I simply refuse to attend them.
  • Public Transport: If music is being played, then I don't sit in that vehicle; if driver plays music mid-way through the journey, then at times, I ask him to stop but often it leads me to sound stupid as everyone stares at me as if I am alien. Also, I can't lie that I am having headache or reading, etc.
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Background

Music is one of those things which are declared Haram (unlawful) by Islam, yet there are a lot of people here (and in other Islamic countries) whichwho listen to it. So Music isn't considered a taboo here by the public as do other sins like Vulgarity, Drinking, Gambling, etc. but still, people know that it's Haram.

Common Situations

I will give you some examples of the situations I get caught up in, like:

  • Sitting in a gathering and someone plays Music on their mobile phone - it gets even worse when they assume me similar to them and often start with "Do you enjoy this song too?", "Have you seen this movie?", bla bla.
  • Sitting in a public transport and driver playing music on the bus/van/rickshaw
  • Public events and music being played in the background

Question

I want to ask someone to stop playing music (or use head-phone if it's very necessary) without sounding a religious person.

What I have tried so far

  • When loud music is played around: I find it easier to stop them as I simply say "Please attenuate the volume of music, I am studying/doing my work" - though I am yet to find a way to stop them once music volume is somewhere between inaudible to too noisy.
  • Events which may have music: ItsIt's an easy one as I simply refuse to attend them.
  • Public Transport: If music is being played, then I don't sit in that vehicle; if driver plays music mid-way through the journey, then at times, I ask him to stop but often it leads me to sound stupid as everyone stares at me as if I am alien. Also, I can't lie that I am having headache or reading, etc.

Background

Music is one of those things which are declared Haram (unlawful) by Islam, yet there are a lot of people here (and in other Islamic countries) which listen to it. So Music isn't considered a taboo here by the public as do other sins like Vulgarity, Drinking, Gambling, etc. but still, people know that it's Haram.

Common Situations

I will give you some examples of the situations I get caught up in, like:

  • Sitting in a gathering and someone plays Music on their mobile phone - it gets even worse when they assume me similar to them and often start with "Do you enjoy this song too?", "Have you seen this movie?", bla bla.
  • Sitting in a public transport and driver playing music on the bus/van/rickshaw
  • Public events and music being played in the background

Question

I want to ask someone to stop playing music (or use head-phone if it's very necessary) without sounding a religious person.

What I have tried so far

  • When loud music is played around: I find it easier to stop them as I simply say "Please attenuate the volume of music, I am studying/doing my work" - though I am yet to find a way to stop them once music volume is somewhere between inaudible to too noisy.
  • Events which may have music: Its easy one as I simply refuse to attend them.
  • Public Transport: If music is being played, then I don't sit in that vehicle; if driver plays music mid-way through the journey, then at times, I ask him to stop but often it leads me to sound stupid as everyone stares at me as if I am alien. Also, I can't lie that I am having headache or reading, etc.

Background

Music is one of those things which are declared Haram (unlawful) by Islam, yet there are a lot of people here (and in other Islamic countries) who listen to it. So Music isn't considered a taboo here by the public as do other sins like Vulgarity, Drinking, Gambling, etc. but still, people know that it's Haram.

Common Situations

I will give you some examples of the situations I get caught up in, like:

  • Sitting in a gathering and someone plays Music on their mobile phone - it gets even worse when they assume me similar to them and often start with "Do you enjoy this song too?", "Have you seen this movie?", bla bla.
  • Sitting in a public transport and driver playing music on the bus/van/rickshaw
  • Public events and music being played in the background

Question

I want to ask someone to stop playing music (or use head-phone if it's very necessary) without sounding a religious person.

What I have tried so far

  • When loud music is played around: I find it easier to stop them as I simply say "Please attenuate the volume of music, I am studying/doing my work" - though I am yet to find a way to stop them once music volume is somewhere between inaudible to too noisy.
  • Events which may have music: It's an easy one as I simply refuse to attend them.
  • Public Transport: If music is being played, then I don't sit in that vehicle; if driver plays music mid-way through the journey, then at times, I ask him to stop but often it leads me to sound stupid as everyone stares at me as if I am alien. Also, I can't lie that I am having headache or reading, etc.
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