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  • Benefiting from memorizing the Qur'an Date: 25-4-2005

    I want to memorise Qur'an, Inshaa Allaah, however, am just confused how to make my intention solely for the sake of Allah because my decision (memorising Qur'an) was by large influenced by the fact that memorising Qur'an enhances memory. In other words, I have read somewhere that memorising Qur'an is the best way to enhance memory abilities so.. More

  • Imitating a reciter of the Qur'an Date: 28-3-2005

    I'm learning Qur'an by heart. And the way I recite is like Imaam Sheikh Sudais (Imaam Masjid Haram) prayer and the problem is one of the teachers told me is not good to read like some ones voice is this bad or? To read like others or?.. More

  • Supplicating and reciting the Qur'an in a language other than Arabic Date: 30-12-2004

    For people who don't understand the Arabic language well, what is advised for them to do while hearing Du'aa in Arabic? Is reading Qur'an and reciting supplications in another language other than Arabic considered worship and the person who does so gains the benefits of worship as he would in Arabic. Or is it just considered as reading and enlighten? .. More

  • Using Qur'an as a defense on the Day of Judgement Date: 30-12-2004

    Is my intention correct if I want to learn Surah Al-Baqarah so that it defends me on the day of judgement? What ruling applies to similar things like reading Qur'an to keep away the devil instead of reading it to get Ajr? .. More

  • Reciting the Qur'an from the computer Date: 30-12-2004

    My question is that when you are read Qur'an on the computer do have to follow the same manners that would follow if you were reading it in hand, i.e. the same dress, Wudu including sisters being on the cycle at that time. .. More

  • Proper attire for women when reciting Qur'an Date: 18-11-2004

    Is it permissible for a sister reciting Qur'aan at home without Khimaar and sock? If so would she get the same blessing when wearing the Khimaar and sock? .. More

  • Forgot parts of the Qur'an he memorized years ago Date: 5-9-2004

    My question is, I used to memorize Qur'aan and I memorized about 8 'juze' but it was years ago now I have almost forgotten. I heard people saying that it is sine to forget. If it is a sine what should I do? Now am occupied with many things and I only try to recap those I am remembering and I also recite them in the prayer... More

  • Improving memorization of Qur'an and Hadeeth Date: 5-9-2004

    I would like to know how I can improve my memorization of the Qur'aan and Hadeeth... More

  • Memorizing the Qur'an after 18 years old Date: 2-6-2004

    I am 18 years old. Do you think its too late for me to memorize the Qur'an? i know how to read Arabic but do you think being 18 years old is too late to memorize the whole Qur'an? Am I too old now?.. More

  • Reciting Bismillah before reciting Qur'an Date: 1-6-2004

    Is it necessary to recite Bismillah before reciting Qur'an if I am starting recitation from a portion of Qur'an which is not start of a Surah? Kindly answer with some proof from Hadith/Qur'an?.. More

  • Women learning Qur'an Date: 12-5-2004

    Is it allowed for women to learn the Qur’an by heart? .. More

  • Forgetting the Qur’an Date: 27-4-2004

    Is it Haram to forget the Qur’an? I once heard that there was a Hadith about forgetting it. If there is, can you send me a copy preferably in Arabic?.. More

  • Needs to learn more Surahs Date: 2-3-2004

    I just started yesterday doing the acts of worship related to Laylat Al Qadr (night of Destiny). But I don’t know that many Surah, all I know is: [112, 114 and 108]. Where can I learn more Surah? One other major problem is that I don’t know how to read Arabic... More

  • Reciting and listening to Qur'an Date: 30-12-2003

    I can't read Arabic very well so I listen to the Holy Qur'an from a tape and I look at the words so I can see how its written down. Also my Husband reads and I listen to him read and look at what he is reading. Do I get blessings as much as if I were reading the Holy Qur'an myself? And if I listen to all the Qur'an on the tapes does it count for me.. More

  • Reading the Qur'an at least twice a year Date: 3-12-2003

    I read that it is the right of the Qur'an that it should, at the very least, be read completely twice a year. Is this true? The book that I read this in does not support what it says with Hadith or verses from the Qur'an... More