IslamQA.org Logo

Reciting the HOLY QURAN in traveling vehicle. 2. Reading Quran through computer, does it needs that a person should be “baa-wazoo”?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Askimam.org

1. My office is about an hour drive from my home, and I travel through VAN with 18 other members. During the Holy month of Ramzan I use to recite the HOLY QURAN in the VAN, please tell if if it is allowed to read Quran in VAN, when I am sitting behind other people and the HOLY QURAN is on their back (although the seat’s back are fairly high and I keep the Quran low, so that seat’s wall is between people’s back). Also when crossing HIGH traffic like trucks, the truck driver is sitting above my head. It’s the free 2 hours that I can easily recite the Holy Quran. 2. Reading Quran through computer, does it needs that a person should be “baa-wazoo”?? as we can’t touch the words. 3. Can a person touch The Holy Quran on CD’s and cassettes, when he is not “baa-wazoo” or is naapaak??

Answer

1. It is permissible to recite the noble Qur’aan while travelling. However, the Adaab (etiquette) of recitation should be maintained. We suggest you try obtain a seat at the front of the vehicle so that there may be no passenger in front of you.

2. It is not necessary to be Ba-wudhu (with Wudhu) when reciting from a computer.

3. It is permissible to hold cassettes in which the Qur’aan is recorded without Wudhu.

and Allah Ta’ala Knows Best

Mufti Ebrahim Desai

Original Source Link

This answer was collected from Askimam.org, which is operated under the supervision of Mufti Ebrahim Desai from South Africa.

Find more answers indexed from: Askimam.org
Read more answers with similar topics: