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  • Inauthenticity of ‘Ilm Al-Huroof wal-Awfaaq Date: 11-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. May Allah reward you for your work. My question is: what is the authencity of ‘Ilm Al-Huroof wal-Awfaaq in Islam? I heard a scholar say that Ibn ‘Abbaas deduced the actual night of Laylat Al-Qadr (the Night of Decree) by calculating the letters of the last verse of Surat Al-Qadr, and he said that we can rely on this narration.. More

  • Quranic verses and TV on walls in same room Date: 22-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. I am sorry if I am causing any annoyance, but I just need this cleared. You directed me to another fatwa, which made me confused. Am I just suffering from Waswaas (devilish whisperings) regarding the issue which I mentioned in my last question? Should I be worried about it, or is it just Waswaas which I should forget about.. More

  • No Quranic verse prevents death Date: 14-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, my Muslim Brother. Is there any hadith with an explanation or benefit regarding reciting a Quranic verse which, if a person recites it during a day, he will not die on that particular day, like the Quranic verse "Lakaad Jaakum". .. More

  • Discussing the evidence for taking fee for teaching Quran Date: 10-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I read your fatwa, No. 86045, and was surprised that some scholars said that it is lawful to charge a fee for teaching the Quran. Allaah said (36:21), “Obey those who ask no wages of you.” So who do you want me to believe, Allaah, ‘The King’, or scholars? Because of this verse, I do not read/listen to any imam who asks for.. More

  • Explaining Abu Moosa's hadeeth about the two soorahs of the Quran that he had forgotten Date: 19-3-2016

    Asslaamu alaykum. Abu Harb ibn Abu Al-Aswad reported on the authority of his father that Abu Musa Al-Ash'ari sent for the reciters of Basra. They came to him, and they were three hundred in number. They recited the Qur'an, and he said: “You are the best among the inhabitants of Basra, for you are the reciters among them. So continue to recite it... More

  • Soorah Yaaseen was not wholly or partially in the Torah Date: 19-1-2016

    Is it true that Surah Yaseen or part of its verses were in the Torah as well? Is it true? .. More

  • Taking pages from an incomplete mus-haf to complete another mus-haf Date: 12-12-2015

    I have two mus-hafs, each has some papers missing; can I take a page from one to put it in the other in order to make it complete? .. More

  • Scholars opinions regarding Basmalah Date: 29-7-2014

    In a previous fatwa made, it has been mentioned that there is a difference of opinion on whether the basmala at the beginning of every surah except surah baraat is actually part of quran. What about believing that it is not the word of Allah at all? In tafseer Ibn Katheer for the Mu'awiddhatayn, it says :"Imam Ahmad recorded from Zirr bin Hubaysh that.. More

  • Writing verses of the Quran on pink paper Date: 11-4-2014

    Asslaam alaikum, Please advise on the following: my wife is preparing some introductory Islamic books for our daughter covering the pillars of Islam, prayer, and some other subjects. She is writing some verses of the Quran and Allaah on some of the pages. My question is, my wife is using pink paper for this book. What is your opinion on using this color.. More

  • Burning quranic verses to make ruqyah Date: 9-1-2014

    Is it unlawful to burn papers containing Quranic verses in order to make Ruqyah or to break a spell or for protection against envy? Does such an act contradict the teachings of our religion or the Sunnah of our noble Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam? May Allaah Reward you... More

  • Putting pieces of paper that have verses from the Quran to repel scorpions and all other vermin Date: 9-1-2014

    What is the ruling on putting pieces of paper that have verses from the Quran to get rid of fleas, scorpions and all other vermin from our houses, noting that these pieces of paper have verses from the Noble Quran only?.. More

  • Abrogated Quranic verses, and other issues Date: 20-5-2013

    Dear Shaykh, I have following questions, Please clarify : 1) During Dars-Quran, our Moulana of Masjid on explaining the Halala (Temporary Marriage) in case of Divorce (Surah Baqarah)- i have heard that some verse of Quran was removed as per Scholarly consesus since they were abrogated. -- My question is any verse of Quran is removed ? 2) A Conference.. More

  • The Quran is worthier of our concern than newspapers Date: 23-2-2013

    The newspapers tell you what happened yesterday, the Qur'aan tells you how to prepare for tomorrow...i read this article is it right or wrong just want to understand i thought they compare quran and news paper jazaka allah khair alllah knws best .. More

  • Treatment by the Quran and establishing clinics for treatment by the Quran Date: 8-2-2012

    What is the ruling on treatment using the Quran? What are the Sharee‘ah-approved ways of treatment with the Quraan? What is the ruling on establishing clinics for such treatment?.. More

  • Downloading Quran and songs to the same mobile phone memory Date: 26-5-2011

    can i download and listen quran in my mobile when i have songs aswell in my mobile , please explain , im really confused . .. More