Where should the Quran be kept when not being used?

Where should the Quran be kept when not being used?

When the Qur’an is not being used, it will usually be covered and put in a safe place, often on a high shelf. If someone wishes to dispose of a copy of the Qur’an, it must be done in a respectful manner. The Qur’an is not left open if it is not being used. It must remain closed.

Where can the Quran be placed?

Worn-out copies of the Quran are wrapped in a cloth and stored indefinitely in a safe place, buried in a mosque or a Muslim cemetery, or burned and the ashes buried or scattered over water.

Why do Muslims put the Quran on the highest shelf?

In Muslim homes, the Quran is often wrapped in a specially purchased fabric to keep it free from dust and dirt. It’s kept on a high shelf so that it is well above our heads. Only after being thus purified can a Muslim touch the Book.

Can you touch the Quran?

The Arabic text of the holy Quran, when printed in a book, is known as the mus-haf (literally, “the pages”). The Quran itself states that only those who are clean and pure should touch the sacred text: This is indeed a Holy Quran, in a book well-guarded, which none shall touch but those who are clean…

Can I put Quran on floor?

There is nothing wrong in placing Quran on the ground, temporarily. For example there are many verses in Quran where you should prostrate at the end of the verse. It is possible that a person who has held Quran in hand might place it on the ground while doing prostration.

Is it OK to put the Quran on the floor?

According to Islamic historian Michael Cook the Quran should be wrapped in cloth and buried on holy ground where it is unlikely to be trampled on or “safely” placed where it is unlikely to come into contact with impurity. Respect for the written text of the Quran is an important element of religious faith in Islam.

How is the Quran treated by the Muslims?

Muslims believe that the Quran contains the exact words of Allah; therefore the printed text itself is treated with a great deal of respect. Proper handling of the Quran requires one to be in a state of purity and cleanliness, and it should be placed or stored in a clean, respectable way.

Which is correct, the Qur’an or the Quran?

“Muslim” is correct, and is used by the US Government, the EU, UN and BBC amongst others. “Qur’an” is strictly the most correct, but I prefer Quran since English does not use apostrophes within words. Transliteration systems improve over time. “Koran” is now obsolete, as is “Moslem”.

Is it necessary to translate the Quran into another language?

Translations into other languages, like English, are not considered to be Allah’s words, but rather an interpretation of their meaning. Therefore it is not necessary to discard translations in the same way unless they also contain the Arabic text. It is recommended to treat them respectfully nevertheless.

Where is the Quran stored in the world?

Some prefer to wrap the book in a cloth and hide it away in a safe place. In Pakistan, wrapped Qurans are often stored in caves. In Yemen, Syria, and Tunisia, ancient swaddled Qurans have been found during the renovation of old mosques. Some of these have dated to the seventh century C.E.