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Bid`ah related to Qur'an recitation

Gathering for reciting the Qur'an197

Q 1: What is your opinion (may Allah safeguard you) of a man who gathers a number of people in his house to recite some verses of the Qur'an, supplicate Allah (Exalted be He) for themselves and for all Muslims, eat food that he prepared beforehand then depart? (Part No. 2; Page No. 480) At the sa...

Ruling on reciting the Qur'an collectively and in unison after the prayer392

Q 3: Some Moroccans are accustomed to reciting the Qur'an collectively after Fajr (Dawn) Prayer and Maghrib (Sunset) Prayer. Is this an act of Bid`ah (innovation in religion)?...

Ruling on reciting the Qur'an collectively and in unison on Friday before the Imam enters177

Q 11: What is the ruling on reciting the Qur'an collectively and in unison on Friday before the Imam enters the masjid?...

The permissibility of gathering people to recite the Qur'an for a particular person168

Q 1: Is it permissible for anyone to gather people and ask them to recite the Qur'an for him on a certain occasion? For instance, that person wants to change his career and wants to get blessings in his new job....

Ruling on reciting Al-Fatihah after offering Witr following `Isha' Prayer160

Q: Please, your honor, give me a Fatwa on reciting Surah Al-Fatihah after the 'Isha' (Night) Prayer, i.e. after the Witr (Prayer with an odd number of units) for a non-specific number of times such as a hundred times, more or less, without specifying a certain time. I alwa...

Ruling on reciting Al-Fatihah during a school's morning assembly385

(Part No. 2; Page No. 485)  Ruling on reciting Al-Fatihah during school's morning assembly Fatwa no. 8777 Some girls' schools ask us about the ruling on girls' reciting Surah Al-Fatihah aloud at...

Preparing banquets for completing the recitation of the Qur'an175

Q 4: Is it permissible to prepare banquets upon completing the recitation of the Qur'an?...

Ruling on distributing food and drink following Khatmah442

(Part No. 2; Page No. 489)  Ruling on distributing food and drink following Khatmah Fatwa no. 2740 Dear scholars, what is the ruling on the following question:Did the Prophet (peace be upon him)...

Ruling on writing Ayahs on a paper and putting it in water then drinking it to facilitate memorizing Qur'an160

Q 3: Some people of different nationalities in Al-Masjid Al-Nabawy (the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah) write down Ayahs (Qur'anic verses) on a paper, put it in water, and then drink it to facilitate memorizing Qur'an. They claim that this helps them to easily memorize ...

Washing hands after Qur'an recitation151

(Part No. 2; Page No. 492)  Washing hands after Qur'an recitation The fourth question of Fatwa no. 9410 : After reciting the Glorious Qur'an, is it permissible to go directly to the bathroom or ...