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  • The Sequence of Revelation of the Verses of Soorah An-Noor Date: 19-3-2019

    Assalamualaikum My question is about surah an nur. Is the ayah from 1 to 10 revealed before ayah 11 to 21 or afterjQuery111006932159875931461_1550856467147 Which ayah of surah an nur revealed first? .. More

  • Putting the Mus'haf on One’s Lap or Thighs Date: 21-11-2018

    السلام عليكم و رحمة الله و بركاتهPlease can you state the guidelines on what constitutes respecting and disrespecting the Qur'an?e.g. the people don't let me keep the mushaf on my lap (i.e. my thighs) when i am sitting and reading Qur'an. What is wrong with that? .. More

  • Is It Possible for the Sunnah to Abrogate a Verse of the Quran? Date: 14-11-2018

    As salaamu alaikum. I almost forgot to ask this question: I’ve had an argument with a friend and she said that the ayahs of the Qur’an cannot be abrogated by the Sunna of our Prophet (saws). I said that nikah mut’ah was forbidden by the Prophet (saws) in the Sunna and not in the Qur’an (i.e. there is no ayah in the Quran that says it is not.. More

  • The Precise and Unspecific Verses Date: 4-10-2018

    assalam alikum in verse 3:7 when it says clear verses does that mean the clear verses cant have a different interpretation like for example scholors have a different interpretation for 33:59 some say this verse means niqab and some say it only means hijab so does this verse belong to the clear verses or ambigoty verse the non clear verses etc .. More

  • Linguistic Tafseer Of Quran In English Date: 10-4-2018

    I have 3 questions. I read tafsir ibn kathir which states a hadith which is "whoever explains the Quran with his opinion or with what he has no knowledge of, then let him assume his seat in the fire" Then how can i ponder over Quran. Is there any linguistic tafsir of quran in english. My family bought a receiver which has some paid channels like cricket.. More

  • Reciting the entire Quran vs repeating some chapters Date: 2-4-2018

    Assalamu Alaikkum Please give direct answer for my questions.I am a regular reciter of Quran finishing one Khatham per 8 days. My friend who also recites Quran but takes more days for one Khatham. He says he recites every day after Magrib prayer separately the Surahs “Thawba”, “Mulk” and “Vaqia”. Who is better in two of us? Is it better.. More

  • Allah Prevents the Sky from Falling on the Earth Date: 27-3-2018

    By the name of Allah I had i questionthat why did Allah mentioned in surat alhajj verse 65 that( Do you not see that Allah has subdued to you all that is in the earth and the ships that sailthrough the sea by His command?He iswithholdingthe sky in away that itcannot falldown onthe earthwithout Hispermission;surely Allahis very kindandmerciful tomankind.)but.. More

  • Different Recitations Imply Different Meanings Date: 15-2-2018

    Assalamu Alaikum,Dear Sheikh,There is a group which says that Quran variants is with respect to pronounciation only and not related to variations in wordings.They say Imam Warsh is unreliable according to the science of hadith. If he is unreliable for hadith how can he reliable for Quran. Kindly clarify.Jazakallah .. More

  • Numerical miracles in the Quran Date: 26-12-2017

    I was wondering; I heard the claim that Adam and Jesus are both mentioned 25 times in the Quran and that this is a numerical miracle. Is that true? .. More

  • Inauthenticity of ‘Ilm Al-Huroof wal-Awfaaq Date: 10-9-2017

    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: 18-3-2016

    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: 18-1-2016

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