Every day, my father would read a seventh [of the Qur.aan], and he would take a very light sleep after ‘Ishaa. He would then [awake and] stand [the night] in prayer and supplicate until the morning.
O son of Aadam, by Allaah, if you were to read the Qur.aan [with understanding] and then believed in [what] it [contains], your sadness [at what comes to pass] in this world will be lengthened, and your fear [of Allaah] in this world will intensify, and your weeping in this world will increase.
Is it permissible for the menstruating woman and the one in the state of major sexual impurity to read the Qur.aan from memory without touching the Qur.aan?
He would teach the people and have them read the Qur.aan to him. And when they would finish, he would [turn to] occupy himself in prayer.
I am a housewife, and don’t [go out to] work; most of my time is spent with looking after my children and tending to my husband. And whilst I am in the kitchen, I listen to the [recitation of the] Qur.aan; so am I rewarded for any of that?
I took myself to [emulating] what ar-Rabee’ had narrated about ash-Shaafi’ee, that he would complete [reading] the Qur.aan sixty times during Ramadhaan…