Reciting Qur’an for the mayyit before ghusal

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Is it permissible to recite Qur’an next to a mayyit before he is given ghusal?


A: The Qur’aan can be recited, not near the mayyit but at a distance.

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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