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  • A Person in Janaabah Reciting the Quran by His Heart Date: 15-11-2018

    Is it allowed to recite the Quran in a state of major impurity (Janaabah ) without touching the Quran i.e . reading it from a moblie phone or from memory? .. More

  • Touching the Quran while in the State of Ritual Impurity Date: 11-7-2018

    As salamu alaikum,My friend picked me up one day and I noticed that in her car was the Quran in the backseat. I did not have wudu so I didn't touch it to move it someheree else so I just left it there. It was in place the entire time until my friend did a sharp turn. The Qu'ran than fell onto the ground. I immediately turned towards the back seat and.. More

  • Allowing children to touch the Quran Date: 1-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can children touch and open the Quran (having only Arabic script)? What is the ruling on that? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Handling copybooks with Islamic content Date: 28-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have an important question; please reply soon. I study Islam at school, so I write Allaah's name in my notebooks very often. Do I have to respect these books with the same degree as the Mushaf (physical copy of the Quran)? Does that mean that I cannot stack them? What about folding the paper that contains verses or Allaah's name?.. More

  • Removing dust from Mus-haf Date: 27-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have read some time back in your fatwas that the Quran or any other paper which contains Islamic content has to be kept free from dust, dirt, and so on. The day I have read this, life has become very stressful for me. I keep on thinking and searching in my home for any Islamic books, even school textbooks of the kids, and clean.. More

  • Handling items on which Quran is written Date: 27-12-2017

    Assalamu alaykum. Today, there are pictures of Islamic buildings with inscriptions from the Quran etc. on plastic bags, copybook covers, posters, photos etc. Can we use them? Should we keep them instead of throwing them away? And if a person sees such plastic bags etc. with such pictures on the ground, should that person take them from that place in.. More

  • Respect of Arabic text Date: 13-11-2017

    If there is a paper that says 'masjid' on it, is it permissible to sit on it? Also, if there is a car that has written 'Sunnah' or 'karama' on it, and then when people sit in this car, these phases/writing may be at a lower level than the feet, is that wrong? I am not making things up; I am giving examples of situations which I have faced, so please.. More

  • Cleaning dust that falls on Quran Date: 1-11-2017

    If there are many Mus-hafs (physical copy of the Quran) and Islamic books with Allah's name in them, do I have to check every one of them for dust? And if I do not clean the Mus-haf that has dust on it when I think I should clean it, does that constitute disbelief? I am sorry, again, for asking too many questions. .. More

  • Touching edges of Mus-haf pages without ablution Date: 2-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please answer me directly. I sometimes recite the Quran from the Mus-haf (physical copy of the Quran) and my ablution breaks by passing wind while reciting. In that case, is it allowed if I just touch the edge of the page to turn to the next page and continue reciting without making ablution given that going and repeating ablution.. More

  • Sending Quran in PDF form to non-Muslim Date: 11-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. What is the ruling on sending the Quran in PDF form to a non-Muslim? Or how about a link to a Quran website? These have the Arabic part of the Quran in them along with the translation. .. More

  • Ordering delivery of purchased Mus-haf or Islamic books to one's home Date: 7-9-2017

    Is it permissible to order things online for them to be delivered to my house, such as the Quran; books of Hadith; or anything mentioning Allaah, His prophets, or things about Islam? These delivery packages might be thrown around by Muslims or non-Muslims who do not know what is in them. Please give a detailed answer. .. More

  • Menstruating woman not to touch Mus-haf with any part of her body Date: 13-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykhs. I do not touch the Mus-haf (physical copy of the Quran) during my menses without gloves etc., but what about hair? Is the ruling also for the hair of the woman? Like, if a woman is in her house without a head covering and recites the Quraan from the Mus-haf, must she make sure that her hair.. More

  • Disposing of what has 'Makkah' written on it Date: 9-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu Shaykh. I read that the name 'Makkah' should be respected. In Makkah (being a resident; not on ‘Umrah for some days), it is on everything or almost everything, like the shopping bags, shopping receipts, etc. What should I do with the disposable shopping bags that have the name 'Makkah' on them? Can.. More

  • Turning pages of Quran with finger wet with saliva Date: 18-3-2017

    If a person is turning Quran pages using their finger wetted with saliva from his mouth. Is that bad? .. More

  • Writing name of Allah on pillow case Date: 2-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it okay to create a pillow case that has Allaah's name on it. Is there a difference if it is written in English or Arabic? Thank you. .. More