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Reciting Qur’an for one’s child

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Q: When I fell pregnant with my little one, the Moulana advised my husband and I to read as much Quraan as possible to the baby in the womb. Now that he is born, I am trying to continue. While he plays, I pray Quraan aloud to him and when he sleeps I play surah Yaseen, Ar Rahmaan , Yusuf or surah Maryam from my phone. Alhamdulillah, I know reading Quraan can bring overall benefits to the baby but I was wondering if anyone knows specific benefits? Or can someone advise me on how to do this better?


A: Continue reciting the Qur’an and make dua that Allah Ta’ala blesses your child with His special mercy and accepts him for Deen.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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