Reciting a para for one's own khatam and sending it as esaal-e-sawaab for another khatam

Q: I would like to find out regarding Quraan Khatams.

Usually when someone passes away and one goes to visit the relatives of the deceased - there are paras left out for whoever chooses to read and send esaale sawaab for the deceased. Similarly a group of willing relatives/ friends may distribute paras amongst themselves in order to complete a khatam for the deceased person.

So usually in the above cases, one chooses whichever para one likes - to contribute to the khatam. 

My question is: if one reads Quraan tilaawah daily and makes a khatam of that over the course of a month or a few months and perhaps, for example they are currently on the 10th para. So will it be permissible/valid for them to also choose the 10th Para for their khatam for the deceased person with the intention of only reading the para ONCE and the intention being for ones daily tilaawah as well as - contributing to the khatam for the esaale sawaab for the deceased person?

A: Yes.

عن علي رضي الله عنه عن النبي صلى الله عليه و سلم قال من مر على المقابر فقرأ فيها قل هو الله أحد إحدى عشرة مرة ثم وهب أجره الأموات أعطى من الأجر بعدد الأموات (الرافعى عن على) أخرجه الرافعى 2/297، و أخرجه السيوطي في جامع الأحاديث الرقم: 23962 و العيني في عمدة القاري 3/118 عن كتاب السنن لأبي بكر النجار )

عن زيد بن خالد الجهني قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: من فطر صائما كان له مثل أجره، غير أنه لا ينقص من أجر الصائم شيئا (سنن الترمذي الرقم:807، وقال: هذا حديث حسن صحيح)

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Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)