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  • Gifting the reward of a good deed to several persons Date: 14-12-2014

    Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu Excuse my inorance but wanted to ask: If I gift the reward of my recitation of the quran to only 1 person vs many people, is there a difference in the thawab? Does my thawab on 1 person diminish when I spread the dedication to 1 plus many others? .. More

  • The reward of reciting Al-Faatihah and other acts of worship reach the deceased Date: 13-6-2013

    Does the reward of reciting the Quran reach the deceased, particularly Al-Faatihah?.. More

  • Can prayer be performed on behalf of a dead person who did not pray? Date: 25-12-2012

    We have lost a loved one in death and we know that he did not perform the prayers. Can his family perform prayer on his behalf and can they perform each obligatory prayer once for themselves and another for him?.. More

  • Performing Ishraaq prayer and gifting its reward to the deceased Date: 1-11-2012

    Assalamu Alaikum sheikh,i have read and heard that if a person prayed fajr prayer in jamath and stay in the mosque till sunrise,wait 15 minutes and pray 2 rakah salathul ishrak,then he will get a reward of a hajj and umrah,usually i do t this during ramadhan,and in otherdays too if time permits me, so my question is if a person do this during.. More

  • Reciting the Quran on behalf of a person to have a happy life Date: 3-3-2009

    i read Sura "Yaseen" and send it to my Family to have haapy life and to cousin's family (who is like a family to me as i am far from my own family) who are still alive. Or any thing read or memerised should be send to only who are not alive.. More

  • Reciting the Quran on behalf of someone else Date: 22-3-2006

    My father is illiterate; he can neither read nor write, so he misses the goodness and the blessing that are in reading the Quran. Is it permissible for me to recite the Quran on his behalf, and how should I make my intention? If this is not permissible, what could I do on his behalf so that he may get the same reward of someone who reads the Quran?.. More

  • Reading Quran for the Prophets and others Date: 27-12-2005

    Is it permissible to offer Faatihah for Prophets and Walis by names or in general for all of them through one supplication? Also, can one offer Nafl Salat for credit (Sawab) to Prophets and Walis or dead relatives?.. More

  • Reading Quran for the deceased Date: 15-12-2005

    Are we allowed to read Quran for the deceased person? When King Fahad had died all the radio and TV channels had been reciting Quran. What benefit can the deceased obtain from this?.. More

  • Presenting the reward of reading Qur'an to a living person Date: 4-7-2004

    My mother who came from a poor family and who is now about 67 years still living with me from her young age was not able to read Quran. Alhamdulillah she supported me to read Quran. I want to present her now by reading Quran for her. Is this allowed when the person is still living, and will my mother get the same rewards as the person recites.. More

  • Presenting the reward for prayer to Prophet Muhammad Date: 22-4-2004

    I pray 2 Rak’ah and my intention is to present their reward to Prophet Muhammad(may Allah's peace and blessing be upon him).Is that correct?.. More

  • Gathering to read Qur’an for the dead Date: 19-4-2004

    Gathering to read Qur’an for the dead or for celebration not for learning and teaching... More

  • Reciting Qur'an on behalf of others Date: 22-2-2004

    My husband has a difficulty reading Arabic and especially reading the Holy Qur’an. Every month or so when I finish reading the whole book I dedicate it for my parents and him, hoping that Allah will accept it from me to all of us. I'd like to know if this is Haram. .. More

  • Do not recite Qur'an at graves Date: 11-12-2003

    Is it right for one to recite Al-Fatihah at a Muslim's grave?.. More

  • Reading Qur'an at the grave Date: 20-9-2003

    I was told it is not acceptable to read Qur'an at the grave. Is this true? Also, when a son makes Du'a for his father, does the father know about it? Can the father hear the sound of his son at the grave?.. More

  • Reading Qur'an on the dead Date: 7-5-2002

    What does Islam say about reading Qur'an on the dead? Is it permissible for any one to read on any dead (Muslim) person or should it be a family member?.. More