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Kissing a volume of the Qur'an

`Ikrimah is one of those Sahaba reported to habitually kiss the volume of the Qur'an (mushaf). Others are `Uthman, Ibn `Umar, and his father. Allah be well-pleased with them.

See for sources on this issue: al-Kattani, Nizam al-Hukuma al-Nabawiyya - al-Taratib al-Idariyya ("Prophetic Governance - also known as The Administrative Constitution") 2:196-197 of the Dar al-Arqam reprint.

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