338 fatwas

  • Repeating Basmalah when repeating Soorah Date: 2-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I was told that reciting Surah Al-Iklaas [Quran 112] thrice is equal to reading the whole Quran. Should one recite the Basmalah (saying Bismillaahi Ar-Rahmaani Ar-Raheem [in the name of Allah, the Most-Merciful, the Ever-Merciful]) each time for that, or is reciting it once enough? Kindly clarify. .. More

  • Allowing children to touch the Quran Date: 1-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can children touch and open the Quran (having only Arabic script)? What is the ruling on that? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • How often should one recite whole Quran? Date: 31-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. in our masjid, our imam said that it is the right of the Quran to recite it once a year. I know the hadith that was narrated by Al-Bukhaari (4614) from Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with Him, who said, "Jibreel used to review the Quran with the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,once.. More

  • Handling copybooks with Islamic content Date: 28-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have an important question; please reply soon. I study Islam at school, so I write Allaah's name in my notebooks very often. Do I have to respect these books with the same degree as the Mushaf (physical copy of the Quran)? Does that mean that I cannot stack them? What about folding the paper that contains verses or Allaah's name?.. More

  • Removing dust from Mus-haf Date: 28-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have read some time back in your fatwas that the Quran or any other paper which contains Islamic content has to be kept free from dust, dirt, and so on. The day I have read this, life has become very stressful for me. I keep on thinking and searching in my home for any Islamic books, even school textbooks of the kids, and clean.. More

  • Handling items on which Quran is written Date: 27-12-2017

    Assalamu alaykum. Today, there are pictures of Islamic buildings with inscriptions from the Quran etc. on plastic bags, copybook covers, posters, photos etc. Can we use them? Should we keep them instead of throwing them away? And if a person sees such plastic bags etc. with such pictures on the ground, should that person take them from that place in.. More

  • Reciting soorah that requires prostration every night Date: 27-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. It is my habit to recite Surah As-Sajdah and drink milk at night before sleeping. In Surah As-Sajdah, there is a prostration, so am I supposed to do the prostration given that I recite this surah every day? .. More

  • Respect of Arabic text Date: 13-11-2017

    If there is a paper that says 'masjid' on it, is it permissible to sit on it? Also, if there is a car that has written 'Sunnah' or 'karama' on it, and then when people sit in this car, these phases/writing may be at a lower level than the feet, is that wrong? I am not making things up; I am giving examples of situations which I have faced, so please.. More

  • Cleaning dust that falls on Quran Date: 1-11-2017

    If there are many Mus-hafs (physical copy of the Quran) and Islamic books with Allah's name in them, do I have to check every one of them for dust? And if I do not clean the Mus-haf that has dust on it when I think I should clean it, does that constitute disbelief? I am sorry, again, for asking too many questions. .. More

  • Teaching children Quran in mosque of people of innovation Date: 12-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it permissible to teach children and young ones the Quran in a mosque which belongs to the people of innovation, while at the same time warning them against wrong beliefs and innovation and teaching them the way of the pious predecessors? Bear in mind that if I leave, then there is the possibility that someone who is not upon the.. More

  • Commercial insurance prohibited - Reading Quran from different pages Date: 11-10-2017

    1) Is insurance permitted in Islam? I mean like to cover a car, house or factory. 2) Can I read the Quran from different parts, I have one Mus-haf(copy of the Quran) at home and one at the office, and I do not read them from the same page. .. More

  • Touching edges of Mus-haf pages without ablution Date: 2-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please answer me directly. I sometimes recite the Quran from the Mus-haf (physical copy of the Quran) and my ablution breaks by passing wind while reciting. In that case, is it allowed if I just touch the edge of the page to turn to the next page and continue reciting without making ablution given that going and repeating ablution.. More

  • Sending Quran in PDF form to non-Muslim Date: 11-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. What is the ruling on sending the Quran in PDF form to a non-Muslim? Or how about a link to a Quran website? These have the Arabic part of the Quran in them along with the translation. .. More

  • Performing prostration of recitation while sitting Date: 9-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Suppose I am reading Quran while seated on a chair and I reach a verse of prostration, can I prostrate while sitting on the chair by bending low and placing my hands on my knees, as when praying voluntary prayers on a chair? .. More

  • Ordering delivery of purchased Mus-haf or Islamic books to one's home Date: 7-9-2017

    Is it permissible to order things online for them to be delivered to my house, such as the Quran; books of Hadith; or anything mentioning Allaah, His prophets, or things about Islam? These delivery packages might be thrown around by Muslims or non-Muslims who do not know what is in them. Please give a detailed answer. .. More