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  • Showing respect for the Qur'an Date: 7-3-2004

    I had idea that if the Holy Qur'an falls from someone's hand or he disgraces it, then he should pay some expiation (money or gold). Is this a correct understanding? Please explain and provide evidence from Qur'an and Sunnah... More

  • Is the name Liyan mentioned in the Qur'an? Date: 7-10-2003

    I want to know if the name Liyan or Leen was mentioned in the Qur'an? Does this word has an Arabic meaning?.. More

  • Permissible to Sell the Mus-haf Date: 11-9-2003

    Is it permissible to demand money to teach the Qur'an (especially by the Imam of the community), and is it permissible to sell copies of the Qur'an? .. More

  • Nothing about the dinosaur in the Qur'an Date: 1-9-2003

    Is there any thing in the Qur'an about dinosaur?.. 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

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

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

  • Destroying Material on Which Allah's Name Is Mentioned Date: 24-4-2002

    I am an inhabitant of Muslim country though Muslims are not much conscious here. In our country traditionally "Bismillahi al-Rrahmani al-Rrahim" is used to be written at the top of poster, banner, festoon, pamphlet, etc. It does not matter but the problem arises when these are thrown in street where people loiter without much caring for. If I find such.. More

  • Quranic Recitation Competition Date: 29-10-2001

    What is the rule about Quranic recitation competition? .. More

  • Hanging Qur'anic Verses in the home Date: 20-9-2001

    Is it allowed to hang Qur'anic Verses in one's home? (e.g. framed hand made or Islamic calligraphy and the like)... More

  • The seven heavens and discoveries in astronomy Date: 11-6-2001

    I'm asking about seven heavens and recent human discoveries in the field of astronomy. Is there any connection between heavens and, for example, Alpha Century or other systems in the Universe? And should we think of that at all!.. More

  • Scientific evidence of splitting of the moon Date: 24-5-2001

    Has science shown any evidence of the "splitting of the moon" according to Surat Al-Qamar (54) in Qur'an? If so where can I find it?.. More

  • Location of Qur'an Date: 19-8-2000

    Is it allowed to sit on a bench some distance away if the Qur'an is placed at a lower level for reading purposes? Thank You... More

  • Making du'a after reciting Qur'an Date: 29-12-1999

    I would like to ask if it a sunnah to Say Duaa' Khatim Al-Quran in Ramadan or other than Ramadan? Did the prophet Muhammad (Salla Allaho Alaihi Wa Salam) do that during his life? And if it is Sunnah, please provide me with the authentic Hadith that states so. If it is not, why do some Imams do that especially in Ramadan and where do they get all that.. More

  • Longest word in the Quran Date: 26-12-1999

    What is the longest word in Qur'an and in which surah? .. More

  • Qur'anic recitation of radio, but no one listening Date: 19-8-1999

    Is it permissible to leave the radio on while Holy Quran is recited when no one is present to listen or not paying attention?.. More