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  • Reciting Al-Faatihah for the dead in a group Date: 29-3-2006

    What is the ruling on reciting Al-Faatihah, [Quran, chapter 1], in a group on the dead Muslims? .. More

  • Believing that every verse has its servant Date: 27-3-2006

    Does each and every verse in the Quran have a servant, like verse 255 for instance? Can this servant appear to a pious person through what is called sport or being in seclusion with him and then conditions on him some conditions like fasting on some particular days, visiting graves and refraining from all kinds of prohibitions (minor and major sins),.. More

  • Reading Al-Faatihah [Quran, chapter 1] in some occasions Date: 27-3-2006

    What is the ruling on Reading Al-Faatihah [Quran, chapter 1] in order to make a way out to a difficulty or to get an abundant provision? For instance in stands reserved for teaching the Quran, some food is donated and the Quran teacher would read chapter Al-Faatihah for those who made donations, is this permissible? .. More

  • Reading chapter Al-Baqarah on purchasing property Date: 25-12-2005

    Please let me know what the consensus is for reciting Surah Baqarah in a new home or on the purchase of a new car, etc? Does recitation of this Surah prevent evil? Please mention any evidence you have... More

  • Reading special verses of the Quran at special occasions Date: 19-12-2005

    Can you have some passages of the Quran recited before some special events e.g. Nikaah, Aqeeqah, Waleemah or any other events where lots of Muslims gather for some events. May Allaah reward you for assisting us to understand His Deen. .. More

  • Opening the Quran to see a good omen Date: 12-12-2005

    If we have a certain problem and of course when distress, a Muslim turns towards Allaah and recites the Quran. If we open the Quran for guidance and a Surah giving good news is opened and this Surah is opened everytime we open the Quran then what does it mean? Does it mean that we should recite this Surah often and pray or is it a good tiding?.. More

  • Reading chapter Al-Jinn forty times in a dark room Date: 29-11-2005

    I would like to know about Jinns. How to remove jinn if it has come in someone of us or how to take it in if we want to. Or how can we remove jinn from any house or any tree, etc. Is it true that if we recite Surah jinn some 40 times in one dark room we get a jinn in our control? Please explain me briefly. .. More

  • Reading Surah Yasin 41 times Date: 19-10-2004

    What is the Daleel for reading surah Yasin 41 times to achieve our desire?.. More

  • Innovated reading of the Qur'aan Date: 19-10-2004

    Is it the ways of the Sunnah to perform the following: *Tahlil gathering with reading of the Surah Ya-seen every Thursday night? * Reading the last 13 Surah of the Qur'aan after the reading of the Qur'aan every night? * Reading Surah Ya-seen every morning to start the day? * Is there any Hadeeth Saheeh to confirm all the above.. More

  • Questionable practices regarding Qur'aan recitation Date: 9-9-2004

    Qur'aan recitation (20-30 people get together and each person read one or two Juz (part) and all of them together finish one Qur'aan at a single setting). They do not read it out aloud and after the whole Qur'aan is finish one person read a Du'aa, there is refreshments and drinks at the end. Some people do it every week at their house and.. More

  • Reading Qur'anic Surahs to ease labour pains during pregnancy Date: 28-7-2004

    Is there any basis from the authentic Sunnah to read Surah Maryam and Surah Yusuf while a woman is pregnant in order to ease the pains of labour and delivery? Kindly confirm whether this is allowed or is it a Bid'ah?.. More

  • Opening of new house Date: 22-4-2004

    Ibought a new house. How do I go about the inauguration process? DoI have tohave a Qur’an reciting session, etc? Should I invite all my relatives for the opening? Please tell me about the correct method according to the Shariah and Sunnah of the Prophet... More

  • Gathering to read Qur’an for the dead Date: 19-4-2004

    Gathering to read Qur’an for the dead or for celebration not for learning and teaching... More

  • Khatm al-Qur'an ceremony Date: 1-11-2003

    In my country they have a ceremony called 'Khatam' al-Qur'an whereby each of us is given say three chapters (Juzu'e) to read at home, then we will have a final ceremony where we will read the last Juzu'e together. Is this an innovation? .. More

  • Reading Quran for various questionable occasions Date: 27-1-2003

    My question is regarding reading Quran on a sick person or for a sick person. When a person or child is not well, my family cooks large meals and calls people who are well versed in the Quran to read together on the person. They don't only read the Faatihah (Chapter 1) or Mu̔awwithataan (Chapters 113 and 114), which I know from the.. More