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  • 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

  • Reading Surah Yaseen 72 times Date: 2-12-2002

    I wanted to ask you all about reading Surah Yaseen 72 times in state of distress or for a specific cause and also if making Dhikr of Allah's Names in a specific number for a specific cause is permissible... More

  • Qur'anic verses sung with music Date: 27-11-2002

    Concept of picture and music is not allowed in Islam. But nowadays even Qur'anic verses are sung along with music. Is it ok?.. More

  • Gatherings to recite Qur'an Date: 3-9-2002

    What does Islam say regarding some people who gather together and recite Qur'an on a specific day, for a dead person or because of building a new house, or any thing which brought happiness to them? Explain with some suggestions of Ulamah... More

  • Saying "Allah has told the Truth" after reading Qur'an Date: 29-4-2002

    Is it Bid'ah to say "Sadaqa Allahu al-Adheem" after reading Qur'an?.. More

  • Reads Surahs for special purposes Date: 21-4-2002

    I have heard that if a person reads regularly Surah al-Waqi'ah (56) at night after Isha he will have prosperity and wealth, and if he recites Surah al-Mulk (67) on daily basis it will save from the punishment of grave. Like wise it is said of Surah Yasin (36) that if it is recited in the morning it will make your day good; the same is said about Surah.. More

  • Sadaqallah-ul-Atheem Date: 12-6-2001

    Is saying Sadaqa Allah Al Adhim is a Bida' or not, please give proof. .. More

  • Reading Surah Al-Kahf in group on Jumuah Date: 1-3-2001

    In our praying room, after the fajr prayer of Friday a group of people sit together and read Surah al Kahf in a group - each person reading two or three verses until they finish the Surah and they hope from Allah that Allah will give each of them the reward for reading the whole surah. I know that reading Surah al Kahf on Friday is authentic, but reading.. More

  • Group reading of Qur'an Date: 20-12-2000

    Is it possible that a group of person read the Qur'an in a high voice together at the same time?.. More

  • Kissing Qur'an Date: 5-9-2000

    Is it allowed to kiss the Holy Qur'an just for respect, because it is the Word of Allah, the Almighty? According to Qur'an and Hadith... More

  • Spitting on Hands and Wiping Body after Reciting Al-Faatihah Date: 5-5-2000

    After we read al-Fatiha we spit on our hands and massage all our body. Can we benefit from it to cure our kids and ourselves? .. More

  • Covering hair and body before reading Qur'an Date: 17-4-2000