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As a Hanafi, Can I Read from a Copy of the Qur’an in Tarawih?

Hanafi Fiqh

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani asked Shaykh Hassan al-Hindi of Damascus, about holding or reciting from a copy of the Qur‘an during tarawih prayers. Can Hanafi take the opinion of the Shafi’i school on this, and how? Based on the answer, Shaykh Faraz sheds light on this pertinent issue…

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersGuidance Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh Faraz returned to Canada in the Summer of 2007. In May 2008 he founded SeekersGuidance Global to deal with the urgent need to spread Islamic knowledge—both online and on the ground—in a reliable, relevant, inspiring, and accessible manner. He has been repeatedly listed as one of the world’s 500 most influential Muslims (The Muslim500).