344 fatwas

  • The place fitting to the Mus-haf Date: 9-1-2014

    Although I am not a good memorizer of the Quran, I like to recite it in prayer. But they say that it is unlawful to prostrate with the Mus-haf. So, how should I prostrate while holding the Mus-haf? .. More

  • The correct way to treat speech problems Date: 9-1-2014

    I have a noticeable stuttering problem, to the extent that people do not understand what I am saying, which annoys me a lot since I can not pronounce certain words. What really concerns me most is that I can not pronounce certain verses in the Noble Quran clearly. Moreover, people at the mosque insist that I lead them in prayer and I refuse due to my.. More

  • It is not obligatory to recite a Quranic verse in one breath Date: 29-12-2013

    Asalam-o-Alieykom. Sir, i have difficulty in completing a medium and long verses of the quran in one breath during recitation. Is it obligatory to hold ones breath? If one is allowed to gasp for air, then can one continue onward from the place where he took a pause or has to repeat the last few words preceding the point of his pause in order to complete.. More

  • There is no Quran recitation pause for forgiveness Date: 21-12-2013

    Assalaamualaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh In certain copies of The Qur'an, I have come across a Waqf (Stop) called Waqf Ghufraan. Please let me know if this waqf is an authentic Saheeh waqf (has it been found in authentic hadith to stop and seek forgiveness at these points? Is there a specific supplication to be recited at this Waqf (if so please.. More

  • Starting a complete reading of the whole Quran in the beginning of Ramadan Date: 29-10-2013

    asslm alykm, pls i would like to know, if in a situation one is still reading the qur'an and is afraid might not be able to finish it before this ramadan comes. so what can one do, supposing i also want to try and read the complete qur'an in ramadan. do i stop it halfway and start from beginning in ramadan or just keep on reading and not be able to.. More

  • This method of reading Soorah Yaa Seen is Bid'ah Date: 29-5-2013

    Someone told me to read Surah Yaseen after 2 rakhas of Sunah prayer in fajr in such a manner i.e " start yaseen and read till 1st mobeen, then start again and read till 2nd mobeen...so on till the 7th mobeen" after this pray 2 rakhas of fard prayer of fajr. Do this for 7 days and whatever need we have from Allah swt it will be fullfilled. Plz. let me.. More

  • Prostrating for listening to a recorded verse which requires prostration of recitation Date: 9-5-2013

    I was listening to a recitation of the Quran from a tape and then the reciter prostrated so should I follow him in prostration? What if I broke my ablution? May Allaah Reward you. .. More

  • Touching religious books without Wudhoo’ Date: 7-4-2013

    What is the Sharee‘ah ruling on touching the religious books written in languages other than Arabic, like English, Urdu, and Persian, when one is not in a state of Wudhoo’? Are they like Arabic religious books in this respect? .. More

  • A menstruating teacher or student reciting or touching the Quran Date: 7-4-2013

    I am a teacher in a Quran school for girls. Some students, the oldest is 14 years old, menstruate and therefore they stop learning and memorizing the Quran, given that they may menstruate twice or three times a month. As a teacher, what should I do? .. More

  • Touching the Torah and the Gospel in case of minor or major impurity Date: 7-4-2013

    I read in the different old books of Fiqh that there is an opinion indicating prohibition of touching the Torah and the Gospel while one is in a state of minor or major impurity (requires Wudhoo’ or Ghusl). Some scholars restricted prohibition to what is not distorted of these books. Is this valid nowadays? It is proved now that these books have been.. More

  • She recites Quran inside the bathroom unintentionally Date: 4-4-2013

    Could you please advise me in this regard? I unintentionally recite some memorized verses of the Quran in the bathroom; but once I remember that I am in the bathroom and that it is impermissible to recite Quran inside the bathroom, I would say “I seek Forgiveness from Allaah”, hence, I find myself mentioning the Name of Allaah again in the bathroom,.. More

  • Reading the Quran without understanding it Date: 28-3-2013

    Assalamualaikum Respected Sheikh I live in southern part of India (small town called Ambur) and just few years back people got to know that we need to understand the meanings of the Quran and just reading is not enough .Some of the people in my town started understanding the Quran but a lot of people reject this idea stating "Our forefathers and their.. More

  • No proof for reading Soorah Al-Ikhlaas a thousand times a day Date: 18-2-2013

    The Prophet (PBUH) said that reciting Surah Ikhlas equals one third of the Quran. In another hadith he said that no one would be able to surpass the person who recites SubhanAllahi wabihamdi 100 times in the morning and 100 times in the evening except for one who does more. I recite SubhanAllahi wabihamdi 100 times in the morning and 100 times in the.. More

  • Reciting Quran loudly in presence of others Date: 16-12-2012

    Can we recite Quran-ul-kareem loudly where other people are present... also women... not in that room but in other room from where your voice can reach them?.. More

  • Sitting on chair while Quran reciter is sitting on floor Date: 2-12-2012

    Assalamu Alaikum respected Scholars, this is defintely paining me please clarify it. Paying respect to the Qur'an. Is this the way to pay to respect Qur'an that you should not sit on a chair or a bed if somebody is sitting and reciting Qur'an on the floor. I have 1 hall and 1 kitchen, now my childrens if they sit and recite Qur'an on the floor then.. More