Burning worn-out Mus-hafs or religious books

Q 6: What should best be done with copies of the Noble Qur’an or religious books that have become worn out or no longer usable, should they be burned or buried?


A: There is nothing wrong with burying (in pure earth) or burning any paper that is torn or worn out from the Mus-haf (copy of the Qur’an) as well as books (Part No. 4; Page No. 142) containing Ayahs (Qur’anic verses) or prophetic Hadiths.May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.

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