Fatwa: # 40021
Category: Jurisprudence and Rulings...
Country: Saudi Arabia
Date: 17th March 2018


Reciting Qur’aan whilst laying down.


Assalamu alaikum mufti sahab.

1. Can we read surah surah tabarakallazee etc  by heart in the position of lying on the bed.

2. Can we read duas or azkaar while lying?


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

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

It is permissible to recite the Qur’aan or make zikr whist laying down.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Huzaifah Deedat

Student Darul Iftaa
Lusaka, Zambia

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


شرح النووي على مسلم- دار إحياء التراث العربي (3/ 211)

كَانَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ يَتَّكِئُ فِي حِجْرِي وَأَنَا حَائِضٌ فَيَقْرَأُ الْقُرْآنَ) فِيهِ جَوَازُ قِرَاءَةِ الْقُرْآنِ مُضْطَجِعًا وَمُتَّكِئًا عَلَى الْحَائِضِ وَبِقُرْبِ مَوْضِعِ النَّجَاسَةِ وَاللَّهُ أَعْلَمُ

الفتاوى الهندية - ط. دار الفكر (5/ 316)

لا بأس بقراءة القرآن إذا وضع جنبه على الأرض ولكن ينبغي أن يضم رجليه عند القراءة كذا في المحيط لا بأس بالقراءة مضطجعا إذا أخرج رأسه من اللحاف لأنه يكون كاللبس وإلا فلا كذا في القنية

حاشية الطحطاوي على مراقي الفلاح شرح نور الإيضاح (ص: 143)- دار الكتب العلمية

 وتكلموا في قراءته مضطجعا والأولى أن يقرأ على وجه يكون أقرب إلى التعظيم ولا بأس بغير القرآن مضطجعا


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