Category: Jurisprudence and Rulings (Fiqh)
Fatwa#: 39580
Asked Country: United Kingdom

Answered Date: Feb 04,2018

Title: Throwing a paper in the bin on which Abdur-Rasheed is written


If someone writes abdul Rasheed on a paper which is a friends name, can we throw this paper in the bin? Rasheed is one of the names of Allah



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

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

It is not permissible to show disrespect towards the name of Allah Ta’ala, hence this paper may not  be thrown in the bin. The name of Allah deserves utmost amount of respect even if one intends disposing it. It may be buried in a safe place or put in running water. If that’s not possible then burning it is allowed but not preferable. [1]


And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Aboobakr Siddeeq bin Mufti Amjad Mohammad

Student Darul Iftaa 

Azaadville, JHB, South Africa

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


 الدر المختار شرح تنوير الأبصار في فقه مذهب الإمام أبي حنيفة - (6 / 422)

الكتب التي لا ينتفع بها يمحى عنها اسم الله وملائكته ورسله ويحرق الباقي ولا بأس بأن تلقى في ماء جار كما هي أو تدفن وهو أحسن

الدر المختار شرح تنوير الأبصار في فقه مذهب الإمام أبي حنيفة - (1 / 177)

المصحف إذا صار بحال لا يقرأ فيه يدفن كالمسلم

احسن الفتاویٰ – (14 / 8)

قرآن کریم کے ناقابل انتفاع اوراق کو جاری پانی میں ڈال دیا جائے یا کہیں محفوظ جگہ دفن کردیا جائے


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