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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 […]

The Hadra: Is the group dhikr with singing of poetry and rhythmic swaying permitted?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Is the group remembrance with singing of spiritual poetry and rhythmic swaying, called the hadra, permitted? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful. The hadra is in itself permitted, as writings of major Hanafi authorities make clear. Among the imams of the Hanafi school who have specifically permitted […]