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Oldest Quran Fragments Found in Britain

What may be the world’s oldest fragments of the Qur’an have been found by the University of Birmingham………Subhanallaah! 

Reproducing the BBC News…. Continue reading

July 23, 2015 Posted by | Compilation of the Qur'an, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Brief History of the Compilation of the Qur’an

During the life of the Prophet (sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam) (570-632 CE)

  • The Prophet (sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam) used to recite the Qur’an before angel Jibreel (Gabriel) once every Ramadan, but he recited it twice (in the same order we have today) in the last Ramadan before his death. Jibreel also taught the Prophet (sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam) the seven modes of recitation.  Continue reading

June 28, 2010 Posted by | Compilation of the Qur'an | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The oldest Qur’an copy in the world

The Othman Koran is the oldest in the world

In an obscure corner of the Uzbek capital, Tashkent, lies one of Islam’s most sacred relics – the world’s oldest Koran.

It is a reminder of the role which Central Asia once played in Muslim history – a fact often overlooked after seven decades of Soviet-imposed atheism.  Continue reading

June 27, 2010 Posted by | Compilation of the Qur'an | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pen, Ink and Revelation: An inspiring story of Zayd ibn Thabit رضي الله عنه

Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem

The month of Muharram in the second year of Hijrah found the city of Madinah full of activity, as the young community of believers was preparing to defend itself. It so happened that the Quraysh of Makkah were convinced that they had to put an end to the Prophet, upon him be peace, and his mission. And so the Makkans dispatched a large and a well-equipped army toward Badr, just southwest of Madinah, to accomplish this task.

Meanwhile, the Prophet spoke before the believers prior to their march toward Badr. But while he was speaking, there was a disturbance in the file of those listening. A youth barely in his teens was elbowing his way through the ranks to reach the Messenger of Allah. Confident and alert, the boy held a sword as long as he was tall, perhaps longer.  Continue reading

June 23, 2010 Posted by | Compilation of the Qur'an | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment