Q. Is it compulsory to cover the head whilst reading Quran?
A. Whilst it is not a requirement to cover the head whilst reading the Qur’ān, to do so is a mark of respect. Allāh Ta‘ālā says:
“Whosoever venerates the symbols of Allāh, then it is truly from the piety of the hearts.” (Qur’ān, 22:32)
When reciting the Qur’ān, one should bear in mind that it is like one is communicating with Allāh Ta‘ālā and therefore, one should observe utmost etiquette.
Allah Ta’ala Knows Best
Mufti Ismaeel Bassa
This answer was collected from TheMufti.com, which is a fatwa portal managed by Mufti Ismaeel Bassa from South Africa.