Bismillah Party from Islamic Perspective
`Uthman reported the Prophet (peace be upon him) as saying: “The best among you is he who learns and teaches the Qur’an.” (Abu Dawud)
It should be known that memorization of the Qur’an and learning its proper recitation during one’s childhood represent a blessed and successful method that was commonly practiced by the predecessors of this Ummah.
Bismillah party is an occasion celebrated by South Indian Muslims in which a party is held to celebrate the starting of reading of the Qur’an by a child. This tradition has become some kind of rituals when a family puts their child into a school of reading Qur’an.
In this short video Dr. Muhammad Salah highlights the virtues of teaching children the Qur’an and the lawfulness of rewarding a child upon memorizing the Qur’an.