Reading English Translation of Quraan while Menstruating

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Q: Is it permissable for me to read the Arabic Quraan with English translation when I am menstruating? I am reading the English text with a view of gaining the reward in Ramadaan and also to understand the message of the Quraan.

A:
You may read the English translation during your haidh, but be careful not to hold the Quran unless you are using a cloth. Do not touch the Arabic text of the Holy Quran in that state.

Mufti Siraj Desai