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Shaykh Anas al-Musa

July 5, 2024 11 mins

What Is the Ruling on Reciting the Quran for the Souls of the Deceased?

Answered by Shaykh Anas al-Musa Question What is the ruling on reciting the Quran for the souls of the deceased? Answer In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all worlds, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger sent as a mercy to […]
July 4, 2024 7 mins

Is It Permissible to Recite the Quran in a Group?

Answered by Shaykh Anas al-Musa Question Is it permissible to recite the Quran in a group? Answer In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all worlds, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger sent as a mercy to the worlds, our Master […]
July 4, 2024 6 mins

What Is the Last Verse Revealed in the Quran?

Answered by Shaykh Anas al-Musa Question What is the last verse revealed in the Quran? Answer In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all worlds, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger sent as a mercy to the worlds, our Master and […]
July 2, 2024 7 mins

Why Do We Start Gatherings by Reciting the Quran?

Answered by Shaykh Anas Al-Musa Question Why do we start gatherings by reciting the Quran? Answer In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all worlds, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger sent as a mercy to the worlds, our Master and […]
July 2, 2024 15 mins

How Can Reading the Quran Impact Our Daily Lives?

Answered by Shaykh Anas Al-Musa Question How can reading the Quran impact our daily lives? Answer In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all worlds, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger sent as a mercy to the worlds, our Master and […]
July 2, 2024 9 mins

What Is the Wisdom behind Reciting the Quran with Tajwid?

Answered by Shaykh Anas Al-Musa Question What is the wisdom behind reciting the Quran with Tajwid? Answer In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all worlds, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger sent as a mercy to the worlds, our Master […]
July 1, 2024 11 mins

How Is Contemplating the Quran Different from Reading It?

Answered by Shaykh Anas Al-Musa Question What is the difference between reading the Quran and contemplating it? Answer In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all worlds, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger sent as a mercy to the worlds, our […]
July 1, 2024 8 mins

Is the Knowledge of the Revelational Circumstances (Asbab al-Nuzul) Authentic?

Answered by Shaykh Anas Al-Musa Question Is the knowledge of the revelational circumstances (Asbab al-Nuzul) authentic? And how can we verify the authenticity of these stories? Answer In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all worlds, and peace and blessings be upon the […]
June 30, 2024 11 mins

Can Contemporary Scholars Author New Books on Tafsir?

Answered by Shaykh Anas Al-Musa Question Is it permissible to author new books of Tafsir (exegesis of the Quran) by scholars in our era? Answer In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all worlds, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger sent […]
June 30, 2024 11 mins

Were the previous scriptures like the Torah and the Gospel miracles as the Quran...

Answered by Shaykh Anas Al-Musa Question Were the previous scriptures like the Torah and the Gospel miracles as the Quran is a miracle? Answer In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all worlds, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger sent as […]
June 30, 2024 13 mins

What Is the Ruling on Reciting the Quran with Scales (Maqamat)?

Answered by Shaykh Anas Al-Musa Question What is the ruling on reciting the Quran with Maqamat? Answer In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all worlds, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger sent as a mercy to the worlds, our Master […]
June 29, 2024 7 mins

What Is the Meaning of “Yuhda” (with the Damma on Ya’) in the Context of t...

Answered by Shaykh Anas Al-Musa Question What does the meaning become in the reading “يُهدى” (with the damma on ya’) in the below verse? “Even though you (O Prophet) are keen on their guidance, Allah certainly does not guide (يَهدى— with the fatha on ya’) those He leaves to stray, and they will have no […]
June 29, 2024 12 mins

Are the Virtues Attributed to the Suras Correct?

Answered by Shaykh Anas Al-Musa Question Are the virtues attributed to the suras correct? Answer In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all worlds, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger sent as a mercy to the worlds, our Master and Prophet, […]
June 29, 2024 9 mins

Is the Credibility of the Quran Affected by One of the Scribes of the Revelation...

Answered by Shaykh Anas Al-Musa Question I heard that one of the scribes of the Revelation who used to write the Revelation for the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) was a Christian. Does this affect the credibility of the Quran? Answer In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, […]
June 28, 2024 5 mins

How Can I Improve My Tajwid in Quran Recitation?

Answered by Shaykh Anas al-Musa Question How can I improve my Tajwid in Quran recitation? Answer In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all worlds, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger sent as a mercy to the worlds, our Master and […]
June 28, 2024 6 mins

What Are the Best Times to Recite the Quran?

Answered by Shaykh Anas al-Musa Question What are the best times to recite the Quran? Answer In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all worlds, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger sent as a mercy to the worlds, our Master and […]
June 26, 2024 4 mins

When Are Children Required to Fast during Ramadan?

Answered by Shaykh Anas al-Musa Question  Who is required to fast during Ramadan, and when are children, both boys and girls, instructed to fast? Answer  In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all worlds, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger sent […]
June 24, 2024 4 mins

What Is Meant When Allah Says, “As for the Favors of Your Lord, Speak about Th...

Answered by Shaykh Anas al-Musa Question  What is meant when Allah says, “As for the favors of your Lord, speak about them.”? Answer  In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. You have mentioned the last verse of Surat al-Duha. Quranic verses came before this verse that speak of some of the […]
June 20, 2024 10 mins

What Are the Categories of Tafsir (Quranic Exegesis) Books?

Answered by Shaykh Anas al-Musa Question What are the categories of Tafsir (Quranic Exegesis) books? Answer In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all worlds, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger sent as a mercy to the worlds, our Master and […]
June 20, 2024 15 mins

What Are the Rights of the Quran upon a Person?

Answered by Shaykh Anas al-Musa Question What are the rights of the Quran upon a person? Answer In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all worlds. Peace and blessings be upon the Messenger sent as a mercy to the worlds, our Master and […]
June 18, 2024 8 mins

What Is the “Rope of Allah” to Hold Onto?

Answered by Shaykh Anas al-Musa Question What is the “Rope of Allah” that we are commanded to hold on to? Answer In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, The “Rope of Allah” that Muslims are commanded to hold firmly to is mentioned in the saying of Allah the Almighty: “And hold […]
June 16, 2024 10 mins

What Is the Total Number of Words, Verses, and Letters in the Quran? 

Answered by Shaykh Anas al-Musa Question Have scholars counted the verses, words, and letters of the Quran? If so, what are their numbers? Answer In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Most Compassionate. Yes, our scholars have indeed counted the verses, words, and letters of the Holy Quran. Their attention to the Quran […]
June 14, 2024 3 mins

Is Looking at the Quran (Mushaf) during Tarawih Prayers and Other Prayers Permis...

Answered by Shaykh Anas al-Musa Question Is looking at the Quran (Mushaf) during Tarawih prayers and other prayers permissible? Answer In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. In the Hanafi School, specific rulings apply when a worshipper recites the Quran while looking at the Mushaf during the prayer. There is a […]
June 14, 2024 4 mins

Should a Specific-Reason Ruling Be Limited or General?

Answered by Shaykh Anas al-Musa Question If a ruling is revealed for a specific reason, does the ruling remain confined to that particular incident, or is it applicable to all similar cases? Answer In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all worlds, and […]