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Giving a Mushaf to a disbeliever

Question: Is it allowed for a Muslim to give an Arabic Quran to a non Muslim, with the intention of giving dawah? Zaynab El-Kateb: The Committee Permanent says you can

Reciting Quran while breastfeeding

Question: Dear teacher, I have a baby that is three months old. Most of the time when I breastfeed her I’m idle. May I utilize this time to recite Quran?

Advice to a woman who wishes to be a student of knowledge

Question: I would like to know your advice for the Muslimah married and with children who wants to study Islam properly and dreams to be a student of knowledge. Zaynab

Innovations done after completing the quran

Question: May Allah accept our fast and qiyam and forgive us, make it a means to save us from hellfire and a means to enter into His mercy His Paradise,

Saying bismillah if we start to read from the middle of a Surah

Question: I hope that you and your family are well and may Allaah continue to preserve you all upon goodness and truth ameen. May Allah bless you for allowing us

Learning tajweed before memorizing Quran

Question: Is it compulsory to learn tajweed before we begin memorizing Quran? Zaynab El-Kateb: You need to learn to read the Quran in a correct way. Not necessarily to know

Listening to the recitation of people of innovation

Question: Can we listen to Sheikh Saad Al Ghamidi and Mishary Rashid Alafasy? Zaynab El-Kateb: Scholars have advised not to listen to them as they are people of innovation. ri0242

Taking money for teaching Quran

Question: Is it permissible to charge for teaching children Quran? Zaynab El-Kateb: There is a difference of Scholars’ opinion regarding this. Shaikh Khaled Abder-Rahman said that the strongest opinion is

Listening to ruqyah for cure whilst making hijamah

Question: Where I go for wet cupping, the cupper puts on recordings of verses and supplications for cure (ruqya) for me to listen whilst she is performing the cupping. Is

Memorizing the Quran without understanding its meanings

Question: What is the ruling on memorizing Quran without understanding, i.e. without understanding the Arabic or knowing the basic tafseer of the ayaat? Zaynab El-Kateb: Memorizing Quran without understanding the