998 fatwas

  • Activities at the conclusion of reading the Qur'an Date: 26-1-2003

    Is there anything in the Qur'an or the Sunnah about any customs after finishing of the reading of the Qur'an (Khatm Qu-ran) like cooking special food or reading special Du'a?.. More

  • Playing Qur'an tapes at work Date: 25-1-2003

    Can you play Qur'an tapes all the time at work?.. More

  • Gathering for recitation of al-Quran Date: 11-1-2003

    I am writing to inquire about an activity that is done in our Masjid as whether it is a Bed'ah(innovation)or not.Every day just after each Fajr Salat the Imam asks someone to distribute Mushafs- Qurans. So, each one in the Masjid gets one and then they set in circles and one person in each circle recites three Ayats-and just three Ayats- then the next.. More

  • Wearing Hijab while reciting the Qur'an Date: 31-12-2002

    Do we have to wear the Hijab while we reading the Quran in the house If I am in my room alone there is no men there? Jazakum Allah Kheiran.. More

  • Etiquette and reward of reciting the Qur'an Date: 30-12-2002

    Assalamu alaikumWhat should be the purpose of reading the Quran? Is reading the Quran without understanding good?What are the benefits of reciting the Quran?And what are the prerequisites of reciting the Quran?Some people wants to recite the Quran as much as they can in the month of Ramadan, but they don't understand its meaning. They use to say that.. More

  • Is there any contradiction between Qur'an and historic incidents? Date: 17-12-2002

    I'm Rachel, a Christian from the UK. A Muslim (he told me about you) told me about Tafseer (exegesis) to understand the points below or to ask an Imam to explain them to me: 1) According to the Qur'an (Surah 7:120-125) Pharaoh used crucifixion in dealing with the sorcerers – a practice which historical evidence gives no precedent to before.. More

  • Allah uses "We" in the Qur'an to refer to Himself Date: 4-12-2002

    My question is related to the expression used in the translation of the Qur'an. Many times the expression "We" is Used for Allah (I suppose) e.g. Surah 97 Ayah 1 and Surah 7 verse 7 and so on. Please explain what does this mean. How to achieve tranquility and reverence in Salat?.. More

  • Why Allah uses plural pronoun Date: 3-12-2002

    Why in the Quran Allah uses the pronoun "I" or "WE" when He speak about Him in the Quran ?...Why Allah doesn't use just the first singular pronoun " I" ?.. 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

  • Disposing of Verses of Quran in Publications Date: 30-10-2002

    I live in a Western country and receive magazines, newspapers, journals, etc. that have verses of the Qur'an in Arabic. What is the best way to dispose of these? Is there a difference if the verses were in English rather than Arabic? .. More

  • Claiming the Qur'an and Hijab excusively for the Prophet and his wives Date: 30-10-2002

    What is the ruling on some people say that, Qur'an was revealed only for our Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) and Hijab also only for his wives and not for the other women?.. More

  • Surah containing al-Jumu'ah Date: 28-10-2002

    What Surah has al-Jumu'ah in it?.. More

  • "Slaves your right hands possess" Date: 26-10-2002

    What is the meaning of the term "Ma Malakat Aymaanikom"? And what kind of relationship is permitted with them?.. More

  • Playing Qur'an while asleep Date: 16-10-2002

    I would like to ask if it is permissible to leave Qur'an playing while one is sleeping... More