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The Rules of the Qur'an

Issue 456: The Qur'an must always be kept clean and tidy and it is haram to make the writing or the pages of the Qur'an najis, and if it is najis, it Trust be washed with water immediately.

Issue 457: If the cover of the Qur'an is made najis, and it is seen as disrespect to the Qur'an, it must be cleaned with water.

Touching the Script of the Qur'an

Issue 458: It is bar-am to touch the Qur'an by any part of the body fix someone who does not have wudhu.

Issue 459: In touching the writing of the Qur'an, there is no difference between the ayat and words, rather even the letters or even vowel points on the letters.

Issue 460: There is no difference on what the Qur'an is written on, be it paper, ground or the wall or cloth.

Issue 461: There is no difference in how the Qur'an is written, be it by pen or by a computer printer, chalk or other things.

Issue 462: Even if the writing of the Qur'an is not in the Qur'an itself, touching it too is haram So then, if an ayat of the Qur'an is written in a book, rather even if one world is found on a piece of paper, or even half a word from a page of the Qur'an or another book is ripped out, touching this without wudhu is haram.

Issue 463: The following instances do not constitute touching the script of the Qur'an, and will not be haram.

Touching the script of die Qur’an covered by glass or plastic.

Touching the pages of the Qur'an and the cover and around the writing (margins) - although it is makruh.

Touching the translation of the Qur'an in any language, except the name of Allah in any language. Touching the name of Allah is haram for one who does not have wudhu, for example the Persian word (خدا) or ((Allah)) in English.

Issue 464: Touching the script of the Qur'an for one who is a junub is haram.

Issue 465: It is not permitted for a junub to recite one of the 4 ayats that contain a wajib sajdah (as was explained in Rule 111).