Fatwa: # 32300
Category: Beliefs and Practices (Aq...
Country: United Kingdom
Date: 23rd February 2019

Title

Should one recite ta`awwuz before reciting anything besides the Qur`an?

Question

Assalamualaikum

Is it permissible to make children and adults recite Ta'awwuz and Tasmiyah at the beginning of  reading the basic Qaidah like Ahsanul Qawaid to the Ustaadh,because some say Ta'awwuz should only be recited when reading the Quran Shareef?

 

Jazakum Allahu Khair

Wassalaam

Answer

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

As-salaamu `alaykum wa-ramatullahi wa-barakatuh.

Ta`awwuz is recited only before reciting the Quran. Ahsanul Qawaaid is not Qur`an. Only Bismillah should be recited before reading Ahsanul Qawaaid.[1]

And Allah Ta`ala Knows Best.

Hussein Muhammad.

Student Darul Iftaa

Arusha, Tanzania

Checked and Approved by:

Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

 


[1]

الدر المختار وحاشية ابن عابدين (رد المحتار) (1/ 489)

وإن أراد افتتاح الكلام كما يقرأ التلميذ على الأستاذ لا يتعوذ قبله لأنه لا يريد به قراءة القرآن؛ ألا يرى لو أن رجلا أراد أن يشكر فيقول - الحمد لله رب العالمين - لا يحتاج إلى التعوذ قبله، وعلى هذا، الجنب إن أراد بذلك القراءة لم يجز أو افتتاح الكلام جاز. اهـ. ملخصا. وحاصله أنه إذا أراد أن يأتي بشيء من القرآن كالبسملة والحمدلة، فإن قصد به القراءة تعوذ قبله وإلا فلا، وكما لو أتى بالبسملة في افتتاح الكلام كالتلميذ حين يبسمل في أول درسه للعلم فلا يتعوذ، وكما لو قصد بالحمدلة الشكر، وكذا إذا تكلم بغير ما هو من القرآن فلا يسن التعوذ بالأولى فكلام الذخيرة في التعوذ قبل الكلام لا في غيره من الأفعال،

 

{فَإِذَا قَرَأْتَ الْقُرْآنَ فَاسْتَعِذْ بِاللَّهِ مِنَ الشَّيْطَانِ الرَّجِيمِ } [النحل: 98]

 

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