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  • Methods of Interpreting and Memorizing the Qur'an Date: 23-1-2018

    السلام عليكم و رحمة الله و بركاتهThey say there is no order in the topics in the Quran and they find it difficult. .. More

  • Reciting Quran with Hafs except few words Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I follow the Hafs mode of recitation. However, if I use the Warsh mode to recite only a few words (i.e. reciting شأن as شان, reciting الذئب as الذيب, reciting البأس as الباس), is that allowed? Is my prayer valid if I recite like that during it? .. More

  • Dialect of Quraysh best of Arab dialects Date: 3-1-2018

    Was the dialect of Quraysh or of the Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam,the best and most beautiful Arabic dialect at that time? And did the Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam,have the noblest lineage of all people? I read in one of your answers that the Quran is not in the dialect of Quraysh. However, to me, it really matches the wording of how.. More

  • Books about biographies of Quran reciters Date: 3-5-2017

    I have read in books about the sciences of the Quran that the first condition for acceptance of a Qira'ah(method of narration) of the Quran as authentic is for it to be narrated in Mutawaatir (conveyed by narrators so numerous that it is not conceivable that they have agreed upon an untruth thus being accepted as unquestionable in its veracity) form... More

  • Changes in Arabic dialects do not affect Quran recitation Date: 27-4-2016

    We know that dialects of languages change with the passage of time. Does the dialect of the Quran also change if the spoken Arabic in dialects changes nowadays? .. More

  • Criticism of Hafs as a weak reporter of hadeeth Date: 17-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it true that Hafs ibn Sulaymaan, the reciter, was considered a weak reporter of Hadith? Some of the criticism that I read in Tahdheeb al-Kamaal seems to be attacking the trustworthiness of Hafs. If it is correct that he was considered a liar, then how then can we trust him in narrating the Quran as he could have lied in it as well?.. More

  • Issues related to the Preserved Tablet and modes of recitation Date: 11-10-2014

    Bismillah, Assalaamu ‘Alaykum, Jazakallah khayr for the response to my question (Fatwa No : 259588), however there are some parts unanswered because I was not clear in the way I asked the question, I apologise. My question is the relationship between the Mushaf, Ahruf/Qira’ah and the Lawh al-Mahfuz. According to the belief of Ahl as-Sunnah, the.. More

  • Facts about the writing of the Mus-haf Date: 28-7-2014

    Bismillah. Assalaamu Alaykum. I have read around the issue of ‘Ahruf and Qira’aah, and for the most part I understand it alhamdulilah. However, what I do not understand is the relation of the Mushaf and the Lawh al-Mahfuz. The Mushaf is the Qur’an, which is what is inscribed on the Lawh al-Mahfuz as per Surah Buruj 85:21-22 [Tafsir Jalalayn, Ibn.. More

  • The Quran was revealed in seven Ahruf (dialects) Date: 26-6-2012

    assalamu alaikum, According to hadiths, Quran was revelead in seven different recitations. I learnt that more than 7 different recitations like hafs, warsh etc. are being agreed upon by ulemas to be acceptable recitations of the Quran. Why is this contradiction? Please explain.. More

  • Popularity of the recitation of Hafs from ‘Aasim Date: 9-3-2009

    Asalamu aleykum wwb why qiraa`a Hafs from 'Aasim is the most common. jazakalahul kheyr.. More

  • Dotting and vocalization of the Mus-haf are not religious innovations Date: 14-1-2008

    Some people adduce the vocalization of the Mus-haf to support the opinion that there is a good religious innovation. How can we refute this allegation?.. More

  • The Quranic recitations published in the world Date: 27-3-2006

    What are the names of approved Quranic recitations in publishing the book of the Quran? .. More

  • Memorizing the Quran with a recitation different from the one known in one's country Date: 22-3-2006

    Is it permissible for me to memorize the Quran with the recitation from Qaaloon, taking into account that I am Egyptian and I memorize according to the recitation of Hafs. Until now, I finished chapter two only, so hall I continue memorizing according to the narration from Qaaloon?.. More

  • The ten ways of reciting the Quran Date: 27-2-2006

    How come ten modes of recitation of the Qur'an are commonly publicized today whereas only seven (those from 'Aasim, Naafi, Ibn Katheer, Ibn Aamir, Aboo Amr, Hamzah and Al-Kisaa'iyy) were taught by the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam? .. More

  • Two correct ways of reading the verse: 4:94 Date: 5-9-2005

    Verse: 94 of Surah Nisaa, Hafs reads "Fatabaiyanu" and Khalaf from Hamzah reads "Fatasabbatu". Please confirm it... More