Fatwaa ID: 1554
السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته
Is there a respectable way of disposing of pens used to write ayaat and ahadeeth? It feels wrong to put them in the bin.
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.
There is no restriction or necessary guideline in regards to disposing pens. You may discard them like any other unwanted item. However, as the pen is a tool of knowledge, the greater respect you show towards it, the better for you. You may wrap it and then dispose it. You may also bury it if you wish. That is up to you.
And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
01/14/1445 AH – 08/01/2023 CE | AML1-8121
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