Qur’an Application on a Smartphone: Can I Touch My Smartphone Without Ablution?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Is it necessary for a person to have wudu if they want to use a Quran app on a smartphone? Does the same rule that applies to touching a mushaf apply to touching the phone while the Quran is open on the device? Answer: assalamu `alaykum The answer to […]

Carrying a Small Copy of the Qur’an

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Is carrying or keeping a small quran on your person permissible?   Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray that you are well, insha’Allah. The basis of dealing with the book of Allah is with reverence. Allah Most High says, “And whosoever venerates God’s waymarks, that is of the […]

Is It Permissible to Recite and Touch the Qur’an Without Wudu?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Is it ok to read and touch the Quran without Wudu? Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the best of health and spirits. The position of all four schools of Sunni Islam is that it is not permitted for someone without wudu to touch […]

Why Can’t A Menstruating Woman Touch the Qur’an? Islam’s Perspective on Menstruation

Answered by Ustadha Umm Ihsan Question: I was hoping that perhaps you could help me understand why a menstruating women is not allowed to touch a Qur’an, or I suppose more so why a menstruating women is deemed “impure.” Somehow it has been bothering me that all women would be considered impure for so many […]

Qur’an Application on an iPhone: Can I Touch My iPhone Without Ablution?

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question: I recently downloaded the Quran application onto my iPhone and have the entire Qur’an saved both in audio and digital forms. I have two questions: Firstly, do I need to have Wudu in order to touch my iPhone, or is wudu required only when the app is open? […]