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Qur’an and its sciences

The inimitability of the Qur’an

Qur’an is the word of Allah

Refuting misconceptions concerning the eternity of Allah’s words
Preserving the Qur’an against distortion
The privilege of the Qur’an over other things
Is the Qur’an mere sayings or supplications as claimed by some people?
Is the Qur’an that is written at the present time the essence of Allah’s words?

Gathering and arranging the Qur’an

Naming the Surahs of the Qur’an
Reciting one Surah after another Surah that was revealed earlier
Order of the Qur’anic Surahs and Ayahs
Arrangement of the Surahs of the Qur’an according to the order of the Mus-haf of `Uthman
Reciting the Surahs according to the order of the Mus-haf of `Uthman

The multitude of the styles of reciting the Qur’an

There is no discrepancy in the Qur’an
The place of articulating the letter ” ض ” [dad]
Reciting the Qur’an according to the style of recitation of Warsh during Salah
Al-Ta’ Al-Maftuhah ( ت ) in the word Rahmat
Reciting the Qur’an at certain times
Reciting the Qur’an, performing supererogatory Salah and making Du`a’
Giving preference to some reciters over others in reciting the Qur’an

Reciting the Qur’an and dividing it into parts

Reciting the Qur’an and supererogatory Salah during the day in the month of Ramadan
Reciting Surah Al-Ikhlas is equal in reward to reciting one third of the Qur’an
Reciting Surah Al-Ikhlas and neglecting the rest of the Qur’an
The way of dividing the Qur’an into parts
Reciting the Qur’an or busying oneself with Tasbih, Tahlil, Istighfar and Du`a’
The development of the Qur’anic sciences
Reciting the Qur’an with or without looking at the Mus-haf
Reciting the Qur’an while riding a mount

Sweetening one’s voice while reciting the Qur’an

Sweetening one’s voice while reciting the Qur’an and announcing Adhan
Delaying finishing recitation of the entire Qur’an to Thursday and Friday

Raising one’s voice while reciting the Qur’an

Reciting Surah Ya-Sin loudly in the Masjid
Reciting the Qur’an loudly in the Masjid
Reciting the Qur’an before Fajr Prayer
Imam’s use of microphones while reciting the Qur’an
Reciting the Qur’an is the best kind of Dhikr

Honoring the Qur’an

Writing Ayahs and hanging them on walls
Writing Ayahs of the Qur’an on compasses
Hanging placards containing Qur’anic Ayahs
Reciting the Qur’an for non-Muslims
Translating the meanings of the Qur’an

Entering toilets while having a Mus-haf

Impermissibility of entering toilets while having a Mus-haf
Forgetfully entering toilet while having a Mus-haf

Transporting the Mus-haf to a country where it is abused

Transporting the Mus-haf to non-Muslim countries
What should a mail servant do when receiving parcels containing Mus-hafs whose senders want to send to non-Muslim countries?

Writing Ayahs of the Qur’an on disposable items, medical prescriptions, etc.

The obligation of glorifying the Name of Allah
Writing the Name of Allah on public water coolers
Printing Ayahs of the Qur’an on canned foods
Salah rug that bears Allah’s Name
Portraits that bear Allah’s Name
Wrapping wares that bear Allah’s Name

The ruling on throwing newspapers in the trash

Throwing papers that bear Allah’s name
Giving old newspapers to the cleaner or the bread seller to make use of them
Burning the worn out pages of Mus-haf lest they should be degraded
Using newspapers in wrapping things or as a tablecloth
It is obligatory to preserve papers on which Qur’an is written

Quoting Qur’anic Ayahs in life situations

Quoting Qur’anic Ayahs when one encounters any of the worldly affairs
Using Qur’anic Ayahs in telling jokes
Naming some movies with Qur’anic Ayahs
Using Qur’anic Ayahs as audible material for waiting on phones

Committing Lahn while reciting Qur’an

The ruling on one who is unable to properly pronounce the Arabic letter ” ض ” [dad]
Reciting some of the Qur’anic Ayahs inappropriately
A man recites the Qur’an but commits Lahn
How to learn the rules of reciting the Qur’an

Memorizing the Qur’an

Reciting the Qur’an without memorizing it
The reasons of memorizing the Qur’an
Inability to memorize the Qur’an
Forgetting the Qur’an

Forgetting the Qur’an

Warning against forgetting the Qur’an
The obligation of keeping reciting the Qur’an
Re-memorizing the Qur’an after forgetting it

Abandoning the Qur’an

The ruling on reciting the Qur’an
The ruling on listening to news instead of listening to the Qur’an
Spending one year without reciting the Qur’an
Is reciting the Qur’an mandatory or recommended?

Reciting and touching the Qur’an by one in a state of minor or major ritual impurity

Reciting the Qur’an for one who suffers enuresis

Reciting the Qur’an for the Junub

The obligation of purifying oneself before reciting the Qur’an
Recitation of one in a state of major ritual impurity without touching Mus-haf
Carrying Qur’an cassette tapes by Junub and menstruating women

Reciting the Qur’an by a menstruating woman

Reciting the Qur’an and touching the Mus-haf by a menstruating woman
A menstruating woman is permitted to parse the Qur’an

Reciting the Qur’an for one who is in a state of minor impurity

Reciting the Qur’an or carrying a Mus-haf for one who performed Istijmar
Reciting the Qur’an without purification because of inexistence of water or dust
Reciting the Qur’an without Wudu’
Reciting the Qur’an for one who is not Junub

Qur’an reciter answering greetings

The reciter’s answering of greetings and then returning back to recitation
It is recommendable to greet a Muslim with peace upon meeting him
It is not authentically reported that greeting the reciter of the Qur’an with peace is prohibited

Receiving fees for reciting the Qur’an

Is it permissible for the reciter of the Qur’an to receive fees for his recitation
The fees received by teachers who teach people the Qur’an
Paying fees for a man who teaches the Qur’an
Receiving fees for reciting the Qur’an
Some of those who memorize the Qur’an recite it for the sake of receiving fees

What should we do about torn out Mus-haf or the Mus-haf that contains mistakes?

Burying torn Mus-haf
The way of getting rid of torn Mus-haf
Should we bury or burn torn Mus-hafs?
Mus-hafs that have misprints
Burning torn out or misprinted Mus-hafs
Burning Mus-hafs and valuable books that were torn out

Reciting the Qur’an

Reciting the Qur’an while listening to tape recorder
Reciting the Qur’an while not sitting
Reciting the Qur’an for training on Da`wah
Reciting the Qur’an at the times when voluntary Salahs are prohibited
Swaying while reciting the Qur’an – Saying certain words while listening to the Qur’an

Reciting the Qur’an in groups

Reciting the Qur’an in congregation in a Masjid
The ruling on reciting the Qur’an in congregation

Saying certain words while listening to the Qur’an

Saying: “Allah, the Great, is the Most Truthful” upon finishing recitation of the Qur’an
Finishing reciting the Qur’an with saying, “Allah, the Great, is the Most Truthful” is a Bid`ah

The ruling on kissing Mus-haf

Kissing the Qur’an
Permissibility of kissing the Qur’an
Impermissibility of kissing the Mus-haf then putting it on the eye

Reciting the Qur’an loudly by women

Ruling on listening to recorded recitations of women
Permissibility of reciting the Qur’an loudly by women
A woman may recite the Qur’an loudly at home
Women’s competitions of reciting the Qur’an in the presence of men

 

 

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