The Qur’an The Quran – Information About Quran is a Divine Miracle. The Qur’an literally meaning “the recitation”; also romanised is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslims believe to be a revelation from God (Allah). Its scriptural status among a world-spanning religious community, and its major place within world literature generally, has led to a great deal of secondary literature on the Qur’an.Quranic chapters are called suras and verses are called ayahs.
Muslims believe that the Qur’an was verbally revealed by God to Prophet Muhammad (S.A) through the angel Gabriel (Jibril), gradually over a period of approximately 23 years. When Muhammad (S.A) was 40, and concluding in 632 CE, the year of his death.
Muslims regard the Qur’an as the most important miracle of Muhammad (S.A), a proof of his prophethood, and the culmination of a series of divine messages that started with the messages revealed to Adam (A.S) and ended with Muhammad (S.A). They consider the Qur’an to be the only revealed book that has been protected by God from distortion or corruption. Muslims believe that the Qur’an has solutions to all the problems of humanity.
The Qur’an describes itself as a book of guidance. It sometimes offers detailed accounts of specific historical events, and it often emphasizes the moral significance of an event over its narrative sequence. The Qur’an is used along with the hadith to interpret sharia law. During prayers, the Qur’an is recited only in Arabic.
Someone who has memorized the entire Qur’an is called a hafiz. Some Muslims read Quranic ayahs (verses) with elocution, which is often called tajwīd. During the month of Ramadan, Muslims typically complete the recitation of the whole Qur’an during tarawih prayers. In order to extrapolate the meaning of a particular Quranic verse, most Muslims rely on the tafsir.
The Qur’an cannot be touched without Ghusl and Wudhu. To read the Qur’an is a great way of Ibaadah in Islam and to look at and to touch the Qur’an with love is a means for great blessing and reward. To recite Ta’ooz (A’uzubillah) before reciting the Qur’an is Waajib (compulsory) and to recite the Tasmiyah (Bismillah) is Sunnah (Tradition). To recite the Qur’an in a loud voice in a huge gathering is disallowed. The Qur’an should be recited softly in a gathering where many people are reciting the Qur’an.
Quran speaks to all of mankind on a general basis without regard to race, tribe, color, social position, financial condition or genealogy. It will continue to guide those who turn to Allah with a sincere heart, for all times.