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Reciting one Surah many times

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Q: If I want to recite a Surah many times, do I have to say bismillahirrahmanirrahim every time or is once enough at the beginning?


A: Reciting  بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم once at the beginning is sufficient.

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.