329 fatwas

  • Finding difficulty in memorizing some Soorahs of the Quran Date: 18-2-2014

    Assalamu alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu, I had a question regarding surahs. I happen to dislike a surah (for example, I try to run away from memorizing it or reading it) and then there are other surahs that I love. Is it because that surah is hard or is it because I have been afflicted with a disease in the heart? I'm scared because I don't know.. More

  • Making up for Sujood At-Tilaawah Date: 10-2-2014

    ASSALAMUALAIKUM WA RAHMATULLAHI WA BARKATAHU RESPECTED SIR, 1.I READ QURAN EVERY DAY IN MY OFFICE WHILE READING I CAME ACROSS THE VERSES OF SAJDA(PROSTRATE).I DONT HAVE ANY PLACE TO PROSTRATE I DECIDE TO PROSTRATE AFTER THE PRAYER BUT I FORGET THAT NOW I DONT KNOW HOW MANY PROSTRATE I HAVE TO DO THIS HAPPEN FROM THREE MONTHS I HAVE COMPLETED TWO QURANS... More

  • Finding papers with Name of Allaah in the street Date: 9-2-2014

    salam alaykum.please sheikh,it is not uncommon to find some newspapers and products which on it the manufacturer write their address and this addres may contain a holy name such as Allah's name or prophet.after consumption they are disposed everywhere such as the street and dustbin.when i walk the street i do see these products.am i obliged to pick.. More

  • How to dispose of papers with any reference to Allaah Almighty Date: 8-2-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum, I have thousands of papers and books from before I became Muslim that I have to throw out. I know that if we find a paper containing the name of Allah we must burn it or cut it up so the name is erased before disposing of the paper. My question is, does this apply to adjectives, pronouns and verbs referring to Allah as well (like.. More

  • Entering the toilet with a CD containing the Quran Date: 28-1-2014

    Is it permissible for me to enter the toilet having an audio CD containing the Quran along with the text as well as interpretation of the meaning? Is the Quran recorded on the CD treated like the Quran written on paper? .. More

  • Entering the toilet with a cell phone containing Quranic verses Date: 26-1-2014

    What is the Sharee‘ah ruling on entering the toilet with a cell phone containing some Quranic verses? .. More

  • A menstruating woman writes Quranic verses in the exam Date: 26-1-2014

    Is a menstruating woman permitted to write the Quranic verses, particularly in the exams?.. More

  • Helping one's children to memorize the Quran is better than observing supererogatory fasting Date: 23-1-2014

    I help my children to memorize the Quran. However, observing supererogatory fasting prevents me from doing so. What is better for me: helping my children to memorize the Quran or observing supererogatory fasting? May Allaah Reward you... More

  • She finds the voice of some people when reciting Quran irritating Date: 22-1-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum, I have attended various ladies' halaqahs in order to learn correct tajweed of the Qur'an. Some ladies who teach tajweed recite according to the proper rules, but I feel that their voices are not beautiful, so when I listen to them sometimes I feel put off by their voices even though I appreciate the Qur'an itself and I appreciate.. More

  • Is it permissible for one suffering from enuresis to touch the Mus-haf? Date: 21-1-2014

    I am a Quran teacher. I am suffering from colitis and cannot help passing wind at very short intervals. So, is it binding upon me to perform ablution after each time I pass wind? Knowing that if I do so, I will be forced to perform ablution about ten times throughout the school day, which makes it difficult for me, and wastes the time of the pupils. I.. More

  • There is no Du‘aa’ (i.e. supplication) that can replace the prostration of recitation Date: 15-1-2014

    Sometimes, while reciting Quran, I come across a verse that implies a prostration but it is not easy for me to prostrate (at that particular time). Thus, is there any Du‘aa’ that I may say when I experience the same situation again? .. More

  • Audio recitation of the Quran should be stopped during sexual intercourse Date: 12-1-2014

    What is the Sharee‘ah ruling on having the Quran recited in the bedroom during intercourse? Noting that the radio is turned on throughout the day and night, not only during intercourse... More

  • Manners of carrying the Mus-haf permanently Date: 9-1-2014

    Assalaamu Alaykum, What are the precautions to be taken by the one who carries a pocket Mus-haf whenever he goes out? May Allaah Reward you. .. More

  • The one in the state of Janaabah can listen to the Quran and recite it in his heart Date: 9-1-2014

    What is the ruling on listening to the Quran while one is in the state of Janaabah? .. More

  • Ruling on specifying a day for Quran recitation Date: 9-1-2014

    As-Salaamu alaykum,Is it a Bid‘ah to gather in the mosque after the Maghrib prayer each Friday to learn Quran recitation or Tafseer? Is it a Bid‘ah to do so on a specific day and time, as indicated in a Fatwa by Shaykh Al-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah? This seems to be contradicted by the situation of some Shaykhs who set a definite timetable for giving religious.. More