The Quran is the backbone of Islam. On this Sacred Book of Allah depends the Islamic call, state, society and the civilisation of the Muslim world. It is the last Divine revelation, which was sent down to Prophet Muhammad the last and final of all Prophets, may Allaah exalt their mention. His .. More
Part 1: During the Lifetime of the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam.
A study of the compilation of text must begin with the character of the book itself as it was handed down by Muhammad sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam to his Companions may Allah be pleased with them during his lifetime. It was not delivered or revealed all at once.
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The Noble Quran is the literal words of Allah that He revealed as an infallible source of legislation for mankind to live an organised life by. It contains regulations and recommendations about all aspects of life and references to the Hereafter. Being so important, the Quran must be read, written, and recited correctly and clearly, so as not to create.. More
It was narrated on the authority of Abu Hurayrah, may Allaah be pleased with him, that the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said:
He who recites the Quran and acts upon what it contains; on the Day of Judgment his parents will be crowned with the crown (of dignity), whose light is brighter than the light of the sun in the World.. More
The Quran was revealed in Arabic to the Prophet Mohammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam in 610 CE over 22 years. In the first twelve years of the revelation, the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, was living in Makkah (Mecca). Persecution, at the hands of the tribe of Quraysh then forced him, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, and his companions, may.. More
After the Era of the Companions
It was through the efforts of such Companions as the four Caliphs, Ibn 'Abbas, Ibn Mas'ood, Zayd bin Thabit, Abu Moosa Al-Ash’ari, Ubay bin Ka’b and 'Abdullaah bin Az-Zubayr, may Allaah be pleased with them, among others, that all of the knowledge related to the Quran was transferred and conveyed to the.. More
These theories involve a lot of very sophisticated mathematics for a full understanding. Basically, they concern the laws of motion under high speeds approaching the speed of light (special relativity) and the impact of strong gravitational fields (general relativity) applied to the explanation of cosmological phenomena. What is a wonder.. More
The Quran is the last Book revealed by Allah Almighty. He has promised to protect it from any distortion or loss. Allah Says in the Quran (what means): “Verily, We have revealed the Reminder (the Quran) and We will assuredly guard it (from corruption)." [Quran 15:9] Its written and recited forms have been preserved without even the slightest.. More
The Era of the Companions:
The Quran is the final revelation sent by Allah to Prophet Muhammad sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam (may Allah exalt his mention). It is an eternal miracle that grows in clarity and strength with time and each new scientific discovery. It was revealed over nearly twenty-three years, during which the Prophet sallallaahu 'alayhi.. More
As part of studying the revelation of the Quran, the Muslim scholars may Allah have mercy upon them have categorised the Soorahs (chapters) of the Quran and their verses according to the time or era of their revelation. This is the subject that came to be known as the Makkan and Madeenan division, or revelation, of the Quran. This division is logical.. More
Almost every Muslim wishes to memorise the Quran and many have embarked upon the journey of doing so, yet a number among them do this task rather haphazardly, which leads to difficulty in the process of memorisation as well as increasing their chances of forgetting what they have memorised. In view of the great need of ensuring the successful memorisation.. More
The Noble Quran is the eternal miracle of Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam. Every Prophet was supported with miracles and upon his death it disappeared, except Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, whose miracle remained, preserved and protected, namely the Book of Allah, His divine revealed Word. Allah Says (what means):.. More
Essential to learning the history of the Quran is the study of the stages of its revelation, which is usually referred to by the term "'Tanzeel' of the Quran", literally, the descent or the 'sending down' of the Quran from the Heavens to the Earth. Some of the aspects to be discussed in relationship to this would be the meaning of the 'Tanzeel'.. More
The Quran is the last revelation, and a proof not only to the pagan Arabs one thousand four hundred years ago, but also to the scientists of today. Perhaps one of the most remarkable qualities of the Quran for those living nowadays is the complete consistency between it and many of the discoveries of modern science.
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The miracle of the Quran lies in its inimitable language, its beauty and eloquence of style. It was revealed to Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, (may Allah exalt his mention) in the 7th century CE for all nations, people and races. Therefore, there has always been the need for translating its meanings into other languages... More
The Quran is the backbone of Islam. On this Sacred Book of Allah depends the Islamic call, state, society and the civilisation of the Muslim world. It is the last Divine revelation, which was sent down...More