This answer was collected from HanbaliDisciples.com. The questions have been answered by Imam John Starling.

Ruling of Khatam ul Qur’aan in Congregation

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Q: What is the ruling of reading khatam ul quran in congregetion for 40 days function or anytime.Is this permissible A: Assalamu Alaikum, The recitation of the Holy Quran is permissible at any time, and if one wants to complete its recitation in one sitting, this is permissible. However, the concept and understanding of the… read more »

Are these narrations about Istiwaa authentic?

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Message: As Salaamu Alaykum dear Mufti, What is the authenticity of these hadith: Umm Salama (radiyallahu ‘anha) the wife of the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The istiwa’ is not unknown (ghayr majhul) and its modality is inconceivable in the mind (ghayr ma`qul); one does not ask “kayf” about Him; “kayf” is inapplicable to Him.”… read more »

Gatherings For Quranic Reading And Dhikr

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Question: Assalamualaykum, 1. Is it permissible for males to gather at a place on one or more occasions e.g. Masjid, Madrassah or other venue for a weekend to recite the Qur’an; the purpose being to make complete recitation of the Qur’an easy for people, who might not otherwise recite the Qur’an. The analogy to be… read more »

Explanation of Belief In The Quran

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Question: AsSalamu alaikum, I was confused about how to believe in the Quran but I think I finally got the correct understanding but wants it checked over. As Muslims we are allowed to seek refuge in Allah and also His attributes. Speech is His attribute and the Quran is His speech so we can seek… read more »

Attending 40 Days Prayers After Someone’s Death

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Question: Mufti, Assalamu Alaikum, Is it permissible to be part of a ’40 days prayers’ after someone has passed away? Jazak Allah.   Answer: Wa Alaikum As Salaam, According to the scholars, the customary ’40 days prayers’ that is done after someone has passed away is a repulsive innovation (Bid’ahQabeeha)  and therefore, not permissible. Hence, it will… read more »