Reciting Qur’aan from memory without wudhu

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Must one always have wudhu to read Qur’aan?


A: If one is reciting from memory, then it is permissible for one to recite the Qur’aan without wudu. Though reciting it with wudhu is better.

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, 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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