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Question # : 4748

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Assalamu Alaikum, Is it correct to use the numbers 786 instead of Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim?

Answer : 4748

Published on: Jul 6, 2008

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم


(Fatwa: 438/438=M/1429)


 


786 is the number of bismillah, it is traditionally written by elders. 786 is written to save bismillah from desecration; therefore there is no wrong in writing it. However, it is better to write bismillah where there is no fear of desecration.



Allah knows Best!


Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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