Carrying a Mus-haf with a Tafseer whilst praying qiyaam al-layl
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Is it permissible for a person to carry a Mus-haf which has footnotes (Tafseer or commentary) whilst praying qiyaam al-layl, and if he comes across a word he does not understand, he looks at what it means whilst he is praying?
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Praise be to Allaah.
I put this question to my shaykh, Shaykh ‘Abd al-‘Azeez ibn Baaz (may Allaah have mercy on him), and he answered as follows:That’s OK.
Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allah's Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.
Ruling on following the imam’s recitation in a book in which there is a translation of the meanings of the Qur’aan
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