As I studied, according to Ayatollah Khamenei and Ayatollah Sistani, it is not allowed to eat such insects. This is the fatwa of Ayatollah Sistani in this regard: >; And the animals which fly, but are not classified as winged birds, like the bats, ...
There is no mention of cricket being haraam according to Quran or Hadiths. (Also, cricket was invented in 16th century, how could it be mentioned in the Quran?) Playing and earning through cricket is not haraam, until and unless the person began to use unfair means ( Match fixing, Betting, Gambling, etc).
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It is not Halal due to presence of Carmine red color which is obtained from insect. All insect except locust are Haram.
Are crickets considered Halal? According to Islamic law, all insects are haram except for locusts. In general, haram meat creatures are divided into several categories: 1. All sea creatures which do not have scales. 2.
Cricket (Insect) Haram. 35. Sparrow. Halal. 36. Ravine Deer (Chikara) Halal. 37. Ruddy Goose. Halal. 38. Bat. Haram. 39. Crested Lark (Chendole) Halal. 40. Rat (Whether house hold or forest) Haram. 41. Lizard. Haram. 42. Musk Rat. Haram. 43. Panther. Haram. 44. Spotted deer. Halal. 45. Vulture. Haram. 46. Mule Note: It is lawful if the mother is lawful. Haram. 47. Rabbit. Halal. 48. Ram. Halal. 49. Bear. Haram. 50
In issue number 2633, Grand Ayatollah Sistani says that insects are not permissible to eat. They are not in the categry of halal things or animals to be eaten. Here is what His Eminence says: "All birds, like eagle, vultures and wild falcons having a claw and talon, are haraam to eat.
Is a cricket (insect) halal? As I studied, according to Ayatollah Khamenei and Ayatollah Sistani, it is not allowed to eat such insects. This is the fatwa of Ayatollah Sistani in this regard:
The rationale behind using the ayah from surah al-A'raaf is that, as the ayah prohibits that which is unclean, and insects are unclean, insects are haram to eat. However, there is no evidence in the Quran or hadith at all where most insects (except scorpions, etc. according to aforementioned hadith) are called "unclean", meaning that using this ayah and the other evidence to state that insects are haram is just a cultural thing, not a religious thing.