Fatwa: # 23496
Category: Jurisprudence and Rulings...
Country: Sri Lanka
Date: 28th March 2019


Can we burn or bury the quran pages?


can we burn or bury the quran pages?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

Books containing Islamic material should be wrapped and buried in a safe place. If that is not possible, it may be cast into flowing water or burned.[1] [2]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Mahmood Baig

Student Darul Iftaa


Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


[1] #39579

[2]  الدر المختار وحاشية ابن عابدين (رد المحتار) (1/ 177)

(قوله: يدفن) أي يجعل في خرقة طاهرة ويدفن في محل غير ممتهن لا يوطأ. وفي الذخيرة وينبغي أن يلحد له ولا يشق له؛ لأنه يحتاج إلى إهالة التراب عليه، وفي ذلك نوع تحقير إلا إذا جعل فوقه سقف بحيث لا يصل التراب إليه فهو حسن أيضا اهـ. وأما غيره من الكتب فسيأتي في الحظر والإباحة أنه يمحى عنها اسم الله تعالى وملائكته ورسله ويحرق الباقي ولا بأس بأن تلقى في ماء جار كما هي أو تدفن وهو أحسن. اهـ

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