Qur.aans at the graveside for reading

Reference: al-Bid’u wal-Muhdathaat wa maa laa Asla lahu – Page 369
Fataawa at-Ta’ziyah – Page 54

Question: At some graves there are Qur.aans for whoever wishes to read over the dead. What is your opinion on this?

Response: Our opinion is that this is an innovation and that which is obligatory is to transfer these Qur.aans to the masaajid for Muslims to benefit and read from them.

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. He currently resides in Birmingham, UK.

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