I wish to know if it is permissible for me to listen the holy quran recitation while doing other work.
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Brother please guide me in accordance with the quran and the sunnah. I wish to know if it is permissible for me to listen the holy quran recitation while doing other work ..like when I am in the kitchen cooking.Is it considered as be-adabi ?
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Listen to quran and do chores
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Your Question: Brother please guide me in accordance with the quran and the sunnah. I wish to know if it is permissible for me to listen the holy quran recitation while doing other work ..like when I am in the kitchen cooking.Is it considered as be-adabi ?
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 7 Surah Aaraaf verse 204:
204 When the Qur'an is read, listen to it with attention and hold your peace: that ye may receive Mercy.
The Glorious Quran are indeed the very Words of Allah Subhanah, and without an iota of a doubt, one who sincerely believes in Allah and the Last Day must honor its recitation and listen to it with attention so that he may comprehend its wise guidance and commands and strive to implement them in their lives.
What is absolutely disallowed and should never happen is that the Quran is being recited, and people are engaged in talking or conversating amongst themselves without paying any attention to the recitation of the Glorious Quran.
But if one is driving a car or any vehicle, or if one is working or doing something monotonous alone, or if one is cooking or going about their chores alone, etc., and one wishes to listen to the recitation of the Quran, there is absolutely no harm and it does not violate the guidance of the Quran.
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,