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.

- 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.

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