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  • No Prostration of Recitation When Listening to a Recording of the Quran Date: 23-11-2021

    I don’t know tajweed, so when I read the Quran, I listen to a recording of someone reciting it in arabic on my phone, and I contemplate the verses. Do I get rewarded for this, and do I have to do sujood when I listen to a verse of prostration with this method? .. More

  • Learning the Rules of Recitation of the Quran Date: 3-10-2021

    I want to learn tajweed but there are many rules involved in it. Because I am just starting, is it permissible for me to read the Quran in arabic with one rule applied at first until I feel comfortable with it, and then move on to other rules? Or should I only read it once I learn full tajweed so as not to disrespect it? If I should follow the second.. More

  • She Doubts About Pronouncing Some Letters of Al-Faatihah Incorrectly Date: 4-8-2021

    Salaam,I was wondering if I have been reciting Surah Fatiha wrong in my prayers. When I get to the fourth verse and say “Iyya” I am not sure if I’m pronouncing it nasally and accidentally adding an extra letter. I don’t know if I did it on purpose or not either actually because I remember doing it and then thinking maybe it was wrong but I still.. More

  • He Imagines that the Imam Is Not Pronouncing the Word "Iyyaaka" Correctly Date: 28-4-2021

    Assalamu alaikum sheikh, sometimes it sounds like the imam is saying iyaaka, without the shaddah or very weak shaddah that i cant distinguish it from iyaaka or iyyaaka, but i dont know if this is wiswas, because I hear him pronounce it properly at other times as well, with the shaddah, but i just carry on behind him as this doubt could be from shaytan,.. More

  • Affected with Whispers about Articulation of Letters Properly in Prayer Date: 23-11-2020

    I'm having trouble with salah and waswasa in terms of recitation. I know we have to move our lips when reciting but I can't seem to pray silently in fear of not pronouncing correctly or altering the meaning. How can I overcome this, it's making it difficult to pray in congregation. .. More

  • Ruling on Imitating Others When Reciting the Quran Date: 28-2-2019

    Asalam u aliekum warahmattulahi wabarakathu. Is it necessary for a person to follow the words of Quran with his / her finger (if yes, which one?) while reading it ? And also how to beautify the recitation of Quran ? I had try to copy many Reciters (Qaris) but when i opens Mushaf next day or after some time i forget the tune of that particular reciter... More

  • Quran was revealed with full Tajweed Date: 9-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Was the Quran revealed to the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, with the rules of Tajweed(the rules of the recitation of the Quran) already in it? For example: Ikhfaa'a (hiding) or Idghaam (merging) or Ghunna (nasalization), Qalqala, ... There are also specific letters that are elongated throughout.. More

  • Pronouncing word ‘i'tooni’ in verse 46:4 Date: 9-5-2017

    Assalamu alaykum. Please translate this fatwa of your site in English: what is the name of the ruling when we recite verse 46:4 from Surah Al-Ahqaaf, i.e. saying "ﺍﻳﺘﻮﻧﻲ ﺑﻜﺘﺎﺏ" instead of "ﺍﺋﺘﻮﻧﻲ بكتاب"? Jazakallahu Kahrian .. More

  • Ruling on using tajweed with regular Arabic text Date: 29-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. What is the ruling on making tajweed (rules of the recitation of the Quran)of regular Arabic texts such as hadiths, poetry, or common stories? Is it considered mocking the Quran? Also related to this is that some people call their poetry 'surahs' (chapters) or 'ayat' (verses). So what is the ruling on naming a piece of poetry a surah.. More

  • Praying behind a person who pronounces Dhaad as Thaa’ Date: 11-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. What is the correct 'makhraj' and method of pronunciation for the letter ض? What is the ruling on praying behind a person who pronounces it as 'zwaad' or like the letter ظ? .. More

  • How to differentiate pronunciation of the letters Seen and Saad Date: 14-10-2015

    How are the seven full mouth letters to be pronounced when a sukoon appears on top of them? For example, how should one distinguish between "Us" (where the "s" is saad) and "Us" (where the "s" is seen)? Is the "U" supposed to be pronounced full mouth? .. More

  • Pronouncing the name of Allaah with a soft/thin Laam in the Athaan Date: 26-9-2014

    Assalamualaikum va rahmathullahi va barakaathuhu. Many of our Urudu speaking brothers pronounce "Allah" as though in 'Bismillah'. When they do the Azan or stand as Imam for prayers, we can make out the big difference in pronounciation. I spoke to one of my such friend and I was told that it is OK. I would like to know the ruling on that. .. More

  • Reciting the Quran without knowning its meaning is less serious than reciting it in an incorrect manner Date: 6-7-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum, Some people were recently arguing about which is a more serious problem: people reciting Qur'an with the wrong pronunciation and not learning to correct it, or people reciting it without having any idea what it means and not trying to learn about the meanings? Both these problems are present in some communities and obviously they.. More

  • The correct way to treat speech problems Date: 9-1-2014

    I have a noticeable stuttering problem, to the extent that people do not understand what I am saying, which annoys me a lot since I can not pronounce certain words. What really concerns me most is that I can not pronounce certain verses in the Noble Quran clearly. Moreover, people at the mosque insist that I lead them in prayer and I refuse due to my.. More

  • It is not obligatory to recite a Quranic verse in one breath Date: 29-12-2013

    Asalam-o-Alieykom. Sir, i have difficulty in completing a medium and long verses of the quran in one breath during recitation. Is it obligatory to hold ones breath? If one is allowed to gasp for air, then can one continue onward from the place where he took a pause or has to repeat the last few words preceding the point of his pause in order to complete.. More