The Ruling on Placing Something On top of the Quran – Shaikh Al-Albani

Questioner: Shaikh, is it allowed for me to place a book on top of the Mushaf? And what is the meaning of the statement: “It [the Quran] is always superior and should never be surpassed” because some brothers, if something is placed on top of the Mushaf, say this. This is not allowed?

Shaikh: When something is placed on top of the Mushaf?

Questioner: Yes, Shaikh

Shaikh: Yes, this contradicts with statement of the Exalted: “Whoever venerates the signs of Allah, then that is the taqwa of the hearts” -22:32].

Questioner: May Allah bless you”

[Al-Mutafarriqaat no. 200]

Translated by

Faisal Ibn Abdul Qaadir Ibn Hassan
Abu Sulaymaan

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