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The requirement of Tahara for Reciting/Touching the Quran by Jamal Zarabozo
Subject: The requirement of Tahara for Reciting/Touching the Quran by Jamal Zarabozo Wed Dec 09, 2009 7:16 pm
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Here is an extremely beneficial article on Purifying the body before touching and reciting the Quran.
The Quran must play a central role in the life of every Muslim. Muslims should turn to the Quran and read it on a daily basis, if possible. Since many Muslims desire to read the Quran as often as they can, it becomes of vital importance to know what conditions might exist for the reciting or touching of the Quran. That is, are there some times or occasions in which a Muslim is not allowed to recite or touch the Quran due to being in a state of "impurity"? This question is obviously of extreme importance for Muslim sisters. They are the ones who will be most affected by the answer to this question since they have long periods of "impurity" (menstruation and post partum bleeding). If it can be shown that they are not allowed to touch the Quran during such states, they must not do so as an act of obedience to Allah. However, if such is not found to be true, then they may be prevented from the important act of reading the Quran because of a misunderstanding or wrong fiqh conclusion....
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