Listening to Qur’an without wudhu

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Q: I have a few Surahs recorded on my cell phone and I have kind of developed a habit of listening to it when I go to bed at night. Is it okay and is wudhu compulsory? Please advise.


A: Yes, wudhu is not compulsory.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, 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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