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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When was Surah Nasr revealed

When was Sūrah al-Nāṣr revealed?

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When was Sūrah al-Naṣr (the Divine Assistance) revealed?

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Hadith Query – Decorating the Masjids and Adorning the Mushafs

Is the following Ḥadīth reliable: إذا زخرفتم مساجدكم وحليتم مصاحفكم فالدمار عليكم When you decorate your Masjids and adorn your Muṣḥafs, then destruction is upon you. Continue reading

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)

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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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