Can We Recite Verses From the Quran During the Final Sitting of the Prayer?

Answered by Shaykh Salim Ahmad Mauladdawila Question: Assalamu alaykum Can we recite verses from the Quran like surah Kahf’s first ten verses during the final sitting of the prayer? Answer: Bismillah al-Rahman al-Rahim Reciting from the Quran is sunna in the standing position of the prayer in the first two rak’as (round of actions) after […]

Is It Permissible to Supplicate for Non-Muslim Family Members? Is It Permissible to Attend a Cremation?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam ‘aleykum, 1-Is it permissible to supplicate & recite Quran for non-muslim family members? 2-Also is it permissible to attend a cremation it being a family member? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. (1) Yes, it is permitted […]

Is It Impermissible to Move Back and Forth While Reciting Qur’an?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamalaikum, I was visiting Saudi Arabia once and an arab lady over there told me that we should not move back and forth while reciting Quran because it imitates the jews, and she told me some hadith related to this. Is it impermissible for us to move back and […]

Reciting the Qur’an alongside a Recorded Recitation

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: What is the law in reading the al-Quran while listening to the recitation of it, at the same time? I am not a native Arab speaker nor have I learned the language. I can read the al-Quran but I prefer listening to the recitation of Al-Ghamdi, As-Shuraim etc while […]

Etiquette of Reading and Handling the Qur’an

Answered by Imam Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Qurtubi Question: What is the etiquette of reading and handling the Qur’an? Answer: Imam Muhammad ibn Ahmad Qurtubi says in al-Jami’ li ahkam al-Qur’an [Taken from Reliance of the Traveler] It is the inviolability of the Qur’an: 1. not to touch the Qur’an except in the state of ritual […]

Rights of the Qur’an & Completing it Every Forty Days

Answered by Ustadha Sulma Badrudduja Question: What is the right of the Quran in regard to reciting it? Is it true that it is the Quran’s right that we complete it every 40 days? If so, is it necessary to do so and how do we prove it to other people? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa […]