Is Surah al-Kafirun equivalent to one quarter of the Quran

Is Sūrah al-Kāfirūn equivalent to one quarter of the Qurʾān?

Question

Is there a ḥadīth that states that Sūrah al-Kāfirūn is equivalent to one quarter of the Qurʾān, and if so is it authentic and what does it mean?

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Woman in menses reciting Quran

Woman in menses reciting Qurʾān

Question

(1) Is it permissible for women in menses to recite the Qurʾān? Please outline the views of the four schools of thought.

(2) Is it permissible for a woman in menses to recite verses of the Qurʾān as a supplication such as those in duʿā books? Please outline the views of the four schools of thought.

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What should a Muslim student study? By Imam Ibn al-Sunni

What should a Muslim student study?

By Imam Ibn al-Sunnī (d. 364/975)

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

On a recent visit to Bahrayn, my respected father Mufti Shabbir Ahmad (b. 1376/1957 – ) was given copies of Riyāḍat al-Mutaʿallīmīn, a book recently published by Shaykh Nizam Yaquby (b. 1378-9/1959 – ).  Continue reading

Completing the Quran on 27th night of Ramadan

Completing the Qurʾān on 27th night of Ramaḍān

Question

Is there any basis for completing the Qurʾān on the 27th night of Ramaḍān as is prevalent?

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Congregational Tahajjud Salah in Ramadan Book Query

Congregational Tahajjud Ṣalāh in Ramaḍān Book Query

Question

I have read your latest book الوضاحة في التطوع بالجماعة regarding congregational Tahajjud Ṣalāh in the month of Ramaḍān. Can you please clarify whether this practice in the way that it occurs in Makkah and Madīnah is permissible according to the Ḥanafī school of thought?

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Five questions regarding Janazah Salah and burial

FIVE QUESTIONS REGARDING JANĀZAH ṢALĀH AND BURIAL

(1) We have been taught to recite the additional words ‘Wa Jalla Thanāʾuka’ in the Thanāʾ of Janāzah Ṣalāh. Is there a ḥadīth that substantiates this?

(2) Is it permissible to read Sūrah al-Fātiḥah in Janāzah Ṣalāh?

(3) Is it sunnah to read the verse of the Qurʾān ‘Minhā Khalaqnākum Wa Fīhā Nuʿīdukum Wa Minhā Nukhrijukum Tāratan Ukhrā’ during burial?

(4) What is the ruling regarding reciting Sūrah al-Fātiḥah or the opening of Sūrah al-Baqarah after burial at the head-side and the final verses of Sūrah al-Baqarah at the foot-side?

(5) It is common to raise hands and make congregational duʿāʾ after burial. Is this sunnah and was this the common practice in the time of the Prophet ﷺ?

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