Is it permissible for a person to carry a Mus-haf which has footnotes (Tafseer or commentary) whilst praying qiyaam al-layl, and if he comes across a word he does not understand, he looks at what it means whilst he is praying?
Praise be to Allaah.
I put this question
to my shaykh, Shaykh ‘Abd al-‘Azeez ibn Baaz (may Allaah have mercy on
him), and he answered as follows: