Making time for the Qur.aan during Ramadhaan

Reference: Siyar A’laam an-Nubalaa – Volume 10, Page 272

Regarding al-Ma.moon, it has been narrated that he completed the recitation of the Qur.aan thirty three times during Ramadhaan.


Translator’s note:
While from one angle this worship is something praiseworthy, it must be noted that adhering to the Sunnah takes precedence, as it has been authentically reported that the Prophet (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) prohibited ‘Abdullaah ibn ‘Umar (radhi-yAllaahu ‘anhumaa) from reading the entire Qur.aan in less than three days and nights, as he (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

«Whoever reads the [entire] Qur.aan in less than three [days and nights] has not understood it» – Saheeh Abu Daawood, No.1394

And commenting on this, Shaykh al-Albaanee said:

“And what has been reported about some of the salaf [which is] in opposition to the authentic Sunnah does not contradict it, since it is apparent that it (the above narration) had not reached them.” – Silsilatul-Ahaadeeth as-Saheehah – Volume 5, Page 601
Abu 'Abdullaah

About Abu 'Abdullaah

- from London, UK. He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004.