Q: As a Hanafi, I read in the riyaadus saaliheen that eesale thawaab is only permissible with water and reciting the Qur’an does not benefit the living or the deceased. Kindly comment.
A: It is permissible to recite a portion of the Qur’an and convey the reward to the deceased.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Zakaria Makada
Checked & Approved:
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)