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A Letter From the Qur’an To its’ Readers!

بسم الله وحده والصلاة والسلام على من لانبي بعده

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“My dear Reader, 

At the outset, I express My thanks to you for making Me so happy in the month of Ramadhaan, giving Me lots of kisses, holding Me to your heart most of the time, giving Me all your love and care, reading a Page here, memorizing a Surah there; My happiness reached such a level that I wonder whether I was lucky to have Myself in Your hand or were you so Fortunate to have Me in Your hand.  Continue reading

June 28, 2017 Posted by | Abandoning the Qur'an, Al Qur'an - What it is?, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

When I Weep…..!

This is Qu’ran in first person. A beautiful reminder. Please read and spread its message, InshaaAllah….

“My dear Reader,

At the outset, I express My sincere thanks to you for making Me so happy in the month of Ramadhaan, giving Me lots of kisses, holding Me to your heart most of the time, giving Me all your love and affection, reading a page here, memorizing a Surah there – my happiness reached such a level that I wonder whether I was lucky to have Myself in your hand or were You so fortunate to have Me in your hand. Please Continue Reading…..

July 19, 2015 Posted by | Abandoning the Qur'an, Al Qur'an - What it is?, Qur'an and Muslims | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Qur’an as Light in our Life

A beautiful description I found and wish to share with you all. Read on….Inshaaa’Allah.

Allāh repeatedly describes the great Qur’ān as being a ‘light’, unmistakable, clear in articulation and beautiful in its instructions. He, the Most High says:

“So have faith in Allāh and His Messenger and in the Light We have sent down.” (Al-Qur’ān 64:8)

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February 7, 2015 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is?, Qur'an and Muslims, Qur'an People | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

“Please come back to Me, and give Me the same love….”

Note: This is re-blogged with some modifications. 

Please read, and circulate to spread the word. Jazakallaahu Khayra.

YasSarNalQuR'aN

At the outset, I express My thanks to you for making Me so happy in the month of Ramadhaan, giving Me lots of kisses, holding Me to your heart most of the time, giving Me all your love and affection, reading a page here, memorizing a surah there – my happiness reached such a level that I don’t know whether I was lucky to have Myself in your hand or were you so fortunate to have Me in your hand.

After finding so much care and love from you, I now weep in solitude. Do you know that even?

Imagine that you are the apple of everyone’s eyes. All Muslims in the world like you so much. People come to you and talk to you so affectionately, they shower all their love and warmth. They even touch you with respect. They love you like anything…

…..And then, suddenly they stop coming…

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August 12, 2014 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is? | , , , | 2 Comments

Al Hudaa: Guidance Par Excellence

Ramadhaan commemorates revelation.

Observing fast for one full month is an expression of Muslims’ gratitude to Almighty Allah for the gift of Al Qur’anGuidance par excellence. 

As we are in the blessed month of Ramadhaan, I thought it is apt to discuss on the nature, concept, significance and matters concerning Guidance in Islam.  Continue reading

July 17, 2013 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is?, Guidance = The Quran | , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

This rejoicing, this competition has no parallel!

Dunya ke liye Tohfah-e-Rahmaan hai Qur’aan

Tibyaan hai, Furqaan hai, Burhaan hai Qur’aan

“Qur’an is ArRahmaan’s Gift to the World.

The Explanation, the Distinguisher and the Proof, the Qur’an is!  Continue reading

July 19, 2012 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is?, Islamic Months: RAMADHAN | , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Al Hudaa and the Parable of the Train

Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem

Al Qur’an, full of wisdom, is the Divine Guidance for all mankind.

Man must know, realise and understand that the Qur’an is for human welfare.

Let us elucidate this with the help of a parable *.  Continue reading

November 10, 2011 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is?, Guidance = The Quran | , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

About Qur’an and Sunnah

Note: This is an extremely important article to understand the nature of the Qur’an and Sunnah as the source of Islamic Legislation. Please read on….. Jazakallah Khayr.

The Noble Qur’an is Allah’s Word through which He expressed His commands and teachings. It is raised above any possible description. The Noble Qur’an was revealed to the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) and was accepted by the believers as being the essence of truth. Moreover, the believers maintain that it is the Word of Allah and not the words of any of His creatures. Thus, whosoever claims that it is the words of a human being becomes a disbeliever. Continue reading

November 3, 2011 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is?, Quran and Sunnah | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Book that Shaped the World


This is the Book; in it is guidance sure, without doubt, to those who fear Allah” (Al-Baqarah, 2:2)

Has anybody ever come across a book that contains a preface where its author mentions its infallibility from any single error? Has anyone ever heard of any author who talks with such confidence and authority? This is the Qur’an; it was revealed to one human being named Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) and its Author is Allah, the Lord and Sustainer of the Universe. Continue reading

September 19, 2010 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is? | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

This is the Book – in it is Guidance

The first five verses of the second chapter (Sura al Baqarah) in the Qur’an read as follows:

“In the name of Allah, the most Compassionate, the most Merciful

1. Alif. Lam. Mim.

2. This is the Book; in it is guidance sure, without doubt, to those who fear Allah;

3. Who believe in the Unseen, are steadfast in prayer, and spend out of what We have provided for them;

4. And who believe in the Revelation sent to thee, and sent before thy time, and (in their hearts) have the assurance of the Hereafter.

5. They are on (true) guidance, from their Lord, and it is these who will prosper.” Continue reading

August 27, 2010 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is? | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Names and Characteristics of the Qur’aan

To assist you in knowing the true worth of the Qur’an, you should know that Allah has named the Qur’an with many names and amongst them are:

  • Al-Qur’an (the Recital),

  • Al-Furqaan (the Criterion between Truth and falsehood),

  • at-Tanzeel (the Revelation),

  • Al-Kitaab (the Book). Continue reading

August 2, 2010 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is? | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Delight of the Heart

 Bismillaahir Rahmaanir Raheem

Allaah, the Exalted, revealed the Qur’an to be a beacon of light that cannot be extinguished. It is a methodology and way of life that is perfect in all respects. In it is strength that cannot be equaled or repelled. It is the foundation of Eemaan (Faith) and the spring of knowledge. Allaah willed that the Qur’an be what quenches the thirst for knowledge. It is the delight of the people of wisdom. The Qur’an is the greatest cure for all ailments. It is Allaah’s Rope that cannot be severed. It is the Wise Reminder and the truly Straight Path. Continue reading

July 29, 2010 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is?, Heart and the Qur'an, Qur'an and Muslims, The Healing | , , , , | 2 Comments

Qur’an: Matchless Perfection

The authenticity of any scripture is considered from two significant aspects; the first is its authenticity with regard to its divine origin, and the other is its preservation in its original form.

Muslims believe that the Qur’an is the word of Almighty Allah revealed to His Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) and that it has retained its purity throughout history. Therefore, today, after centuries of turmoil, it remains the only divine book that has been protected from any form of corruption. Continue reading

July 23, 2010 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is?, Qur'an's Miracles | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Qur’an: The Eternal Truth

The Prophet Moses, born in Egypt in the 15th century B.C., was chosen by God to be His messenger. In those days, Egypt was under the dynastic rule of the Pharaohs, who were idolaters. The Prophet Moses encountered two of the kings of this dynasty: one was appointed to be his guardian by God, while the other was one with whom he came into confrontation during his missionary struggle.

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July 21, 2010 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is? | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Challenge of the Qur’an

Dr. Bilal Philips

The Quran is not only unique in the way in which it presents its subject matter, but it is also unique in that it is a miracle itself. By the term “miracle,” we mean the performance of a supernatural or extraordinary event which cannot be duplicated by humans. It has been documented that Prophet Muhammad, may God praise him, challenged the Arabs to produce a literary work of a similar caliber as the Quran, but they were unable to do so in spite of their well-known eloquence and literary powers. The challenge to reproduce the Quran was presented to the Arabs and mankind in three stages:

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July 13, 2010 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is? | Leave a comment

What Qur’an is!

By Muqeet Mujtaba Ali

In the name of Allah, the Merciful, the Mercy-giving.

1. The very word with which the Last and Final Divine Book relates itself to inspires one to exclaim:

Subhanallah! This undoubtedly is the Word of Almighty Allah!

When we try to understand the meaning of the word “Qur’aan”, its richness tends to weave a tapestry in the canvas of one’s mind. Continue reading

July 9, 2010 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is? | , , , , , | 3 Comments

Definition of the Qur’an

By Dr. Muhammad Abdullah Diraz

The Arabic word qur’anis a form of the infinitive meaningto read. This term is used as an infinitive in the two following verses:

(Surely on Us (devolves) the collecting of it and the reading of it. Therefore, when We have read it, follow its reading.) (Al-Qiyamah 75:17–18)

The term has later come to acquire a new sense denoting the Glorious Book revealed by Almighty Allah. Today, this is the most common usage of the word. The term with its new sense occurs in another Qur’anic verse in which Allah says:

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July 6, 2010 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is? | , , , | Leave a comment

Do You Know This Book?

Of all the acclaimed masterpieces that the world has seen, nothing can be compared to the book known as the Qur’an. Millions have become Muslims upon simply hearing a verse from this amazing book, yet still the majority knows nothing of it. The Qur’an is the Final Revelation from the Creator to humanity. It was revealed in the year 610 CE to the Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, and completed over a period of 23 years. These 23 years of revelation resulted in a book comprised of 114 chapters and over 6000 verses. All of this was to become the primary source of law for the whole of mankind to live and die by.

The impact of this book is such that Allah says:[Had We revealed this Qur’an upon a mountain, surely you would have seen it humble itself and crumble out of the fear of Allah. Such are the parables We put forward to mankind so that they may reflect.](Al-Hashr: 21)

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July 6, 2010 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is? | , , , , | 3 Comments

What the Qur’an is Not!

By Muqeet Mujtaba Ali

  • Not a book written by any human being but the Book authored to precision by mankind’s very Creator.

  • Not a book only to be read in Ramadhan but the  beacon light & companion from cradle to grave.

  • Not a book to be kept in law courts for resorting to oath taking, but The Global Constitution, the code of conduct from the Maker to the made.

  • Not a book of history but The Divine Verdict on history. Continue reading

July 5, 2010 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is? | , , , | Leave a comment

The Qur’an: The Word of Allah

The Noble Quran is the eternal miracle of Prophet Muhammad sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam. Every Prophet was supported with a miracle(s) and upon his death it disappeared, except Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, whose miracle remained, preserved and protected, namely the Book of Allaah, His divine revealed Word. Allaah Says (what means): “Falsehood cannot approach it from before it or from behind it.” [Quran 41:42]

Allaah clearly stated that the Quran is His Word, Saying (what means):

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July 3, 2010 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is? | Leave a comment

The Most Widely Read Book in the World

The Qur’an is the Book of Allah (God) that was revealed in Arabic to the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) over a period of twenty-three years. He dictated it to his followers as he received it from the Angel Jibril (Gabriel), and they wrote it down on whatever materials were available. The Prophet and many of his followers memorized it as it was revealed.

The Qur’an consists of 114 surahs (sometimes called chapters) of various lengths, from 3 to 286 verses. The verses were revealed a few at a time and not in their present order but were placed in their position by the Prophet in accordance to instructions from the Angel Jibril.

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June 28, 2010 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is? | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Al Qur’an: The Miracle of the Prophet صلّى الله عليه وسلّم

By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan

Every Prophet is given a miracle — a sign. The miracle of the Prophet of Islam is the Qur’an. The Prophethood of Muhammad, on whom be peace, was to be valid until the Last Day. It was imperative, therefore, that his miracle also be one which would last for all time. The Qur’an was, therefore, assigned to the Prophet as his everlasting miracle.

The Prophet’s opponents demanded miracles, such as those performed by previous prophets, but the Qur’an stated clearly that such miracles would not be forthcoming. (17:59) The Qur’an even had this to say to the Prophet:

If you find their aversion hard to bear (and would like to show them a miracle), seek if you can a burrow in the earth or ladder
to the sky by which you may bring them a sign. Had God pleased, He would have given them guidance, one and all. Do not be
ignorant then. (6:35)

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June 28, 2010 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is? | Leave a comment

The Weight of Evidence

Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem

So what is this evidence that Islam claims to present that is so convincing? The first issue is authenticity. Purity of text is quite vital to the whole spirit of “fund”. This is because once a text has shown to have been corrupted and altered in order to make it comply with doctrinal or political expediencies, and if there is no reliable means to distinguish the corrupt from the pure, then there is not one passage of that text that cannot be called into question. This is not so easy with a pure and preserved text. This is well understood by the Christian fundamentalists. If it is not the ” Word of God “, then what real value does it posses as guidance, except as a collection of wisdom? Few serious scholars, even from Islam’s opponents, have tried to dispute the Quran’s historical authenticity .

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June 26, 2010 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is? | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Relating to the Qur’an

By Khalid Baig

The Qur’an is the living miracle of Prophet Muhammad Sall-Allahu alayhi wa sallam. From beginning till end it contains nothing but the Word of Allah as revealed to Prophet Muhammad Sall-Allahu alayhi wa sallam, through angel Jibreel (Gabriel) alayhis-salam. It tells us where we are coming from and where we are going. It tells us what will happen after death. It shows the Straight Path that will lead to the place of eternal bliss called Paradise. And it warns us about following the crooked paths that lead to the place of eternal doom called Hell. It gives moral code for individuals as well as states. It gives the Law or Shariah for them as well. It addresses both the heart and the intellect. It educates; it inspires; it heals. It shows the Path and it gives us the energy and motivation to follow it. No one can go wrong who makes it his guide. No one can succeed who ignores its guidance.

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June 26, 2010 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is? | Leave a comment

The Revelations of the Qur’an

According to Allah’s statements in His Book, there were two distinct revelations of the Quran which took place. It is important that these two revelations be understood in order to clear up the apparent contradictions in the various terms used in the Quran and Sunnah to describe the Quran’s revelation. On one hand, the Quran is referred to as having been revealed in its totality in Ramadan or on Laylatul-Qadr, the Night of Decree; while on the other hand, it is referred to as having been continuously revealed in segments up until just before the death of the Prophet (peace be upon him).

The First Revelation

Allah caused the Quran to descend from the Protected Tablet (al-Lawh al-Mahfuth) on which it was written to the lowest heaven. In this revelation all of the Quran was sent down at one time to a station in the lowest heaven referred to as “Bayt al-‘Izzah” (The House of Honor or Power). The blessed night on which this descent took place is called “Laylatul-Qadr” (The Night of Decree), one of the odd-numbered nights in the last ten days of the month of Ramadan. Allah referred to this initial revelation as follows:

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June 26, 2010 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is? | Leave a comment