Reciting Quraan-e-Majeed While Wearing Shorts

Question

When going to bed at night, a person wear shorts that do not cover the full satar. Would it be permissible to recite Qur’aan wearing these shorts (remember that the body is covered with a blanket/duvet? 

Answer

In principle, to cover one’s Satar is necessary and applicable at all times. Therefore, it is inappropriate to recite Qur’aan while one’s Satar is uncovered; but if the Satar is covered at least with a blanket/duvet (as stated in your query), one will be is permitted to recite the Holy Qur’aan.

Checked and Approved By:

Mufti Muhammed Saeed Motara Saheb D.B.

References

شامي ١/٤٠٤ ط سعيد 

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