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Is it farz on the muslims to complete read the quran twice a year

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Is it farz on the muslims to complete read the quran twice a year that is once in ramadhan and once in ghair ramadhan?

 

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Obligatory to recite quran

In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is none worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.

 

Al-Tirmidhi Hadith 2137 Narrated by Abdullah ibn Mas'ud


Allah's Messenger (saws) said, "If anyone recites a letter from Allah's Book he will be credited with a good deed, and a good deed gets a tenfold reward. I do not say that Alif-Lam-Mim are one letter, but alif is a letter, lam is a letter and mim is a letter."

 

As encouraged and as meritorious the recitation of the Glorious Book of Allah is in Islam, there is absolutely no condition or obligation on the believers that they have to recite the whole Quran once or twice or any number of times in a given period. One may recite the Glorious Book of Allah as much as and as often as one wishes.

 

Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 43 Surah Zukhruf verses 43-44:

So, hold fast to the Book that has been revealed to you, you are surely on the Siraat al Mustaqeem. The fact is that this book is a great honor for you and your people, and soon you shall be CALLED TO ACCOUNT for it.

 

What is of absolute paramount importance in Islam is that one understand and comprehend the dictates of the law and guidance prescribed by the Lord in His Glorious Quran, and implement the guidance in ones life every single step of the way.

 

Sunan of Abu-Dawood Hadith 1385 Narrated by Abdullah ibn Amr ibn al-'As

Yazid ibn Abdullah said that Abdullah ibn Amr asked the Prophet (saws): In how many days should I complete the recitation of the whole Qur'an, O Messenger of Allah (saws)? He (saws) replied: In one month. He said: I am more energetic to complete it in a period less than this. He kept on repeating these words and lessening the period until the Prophet (saws) said: Complete its recitation in (maximum) seven days. He again said: I am more energetic to complete it in a period less than this. The Prophet (saws) said: He who finishes the recitation of the Qur'an in less than three days does not understand it!

 

 

One may recite the Glorious Book of Guidance, Al-Quran, as much and as often as one wills and pleases, but the Messenger of Allah (saws) commanded and guided the believers to not recite the whole Quran in a period of less than three days.

 

Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allahs Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me alone. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.

 

Your brother and well wisher in Islam,

 

 

Burhan


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