How does the Quran guide and misguide at the same time?

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Before we answer this question let’s understand how the Quran guides. Guidance is making clear the message, it’s a direction of a journey, the route including the resources needed to reach the destination. Allah is Al-Hadi, the Guide, the Majestic Quran is Hidayah, the Divine guidance. So, Allah has provided humanity with the direction, resources […]

Why do we read the Quran?

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Before I answer this question, here are four facts about The Majestic Quran you must know: It’s Allah’s speech, that is effective and has a life-changing message. It’s incredibly persuasive and authoritative. So, let it water the deep recesses of your brain. It comforts and gives peace of mind in a way that nothing else […]

How familiar are you with the Quran?

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Most of us think that we’re familiar with the Quran, just because we read it regularly. In fact, we aren’t. How many stories of the Quran do you know? How many parables of the Quran do you know? How many proverbs of the Quran do you know? And what do you know about the Quran’s […]

Will the Quran never be changed?

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Allah has declared that He is the protector of the Quran so we believe that Allah will protect His wonderful book. For more than 14 centuries the Quran has been preserved from change and will be preserved in the future till the Day of judgement. Not only are its words preserved but the meanings, implications, […]

How and why will Allah protect the Quran?

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“We revealed the Reminder and We are its Protectors” (Al-Hijr: 9). The Reminder is one of the names of the Divine revelation (Quran); meaning it’s the collective memories of human history, it encapsulates the history of human disobedience and guides us on how to avoid the fate of the rebellious people. The simple meaning of […]

Why is the Quran in Arabic?

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  The immediate audience of the Messenger of God ﷺ was the Arabs living in Makkah. The Majestic Quran is guidance for faith and practices and it is obvious that this has to be in the language of the people. The Arabs were amazing poets and cherished their poetry, however, the Quran was not poetry, […]

When was the Quran completed?

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  The revelation of The Majestic Quran started in Makkah, the city of the Messenger’s birth in the year 610 CE. He ﷺ received the first revelation of Surat Al-Alaq whilst he was on a spiritual retreat in the cave of Hira on Jabal-e-Noor (Mount of Light). “Recite in the name of your Lord Who […]

Which surah’s reading is recommended for Shifa (healing)?

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Spiritual Prescriptions   “People, your Lord’s teachings have come to you; they’re a healing balm for the diseases of the heart, and guidance and goodwill for the believers. Say, Its Allah’s grace and kindness, so celebrate since its better than all the wealth they accumulate” (Yunus: 57). This verse describes the Quran in such a […]

Will the Quran intercede and save us on Judgement Day?

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  Intercession comes from the Arabic Shaf’ah, which means to intervene on someone’s behalf and seek favours for them. We believe that the Quran will intercede for its readers on the day of judgement here are some of the sayings of the blessed Messenger (peace be upon him) on this topic: Abu Umamah reported I […]

Which is the best English Quran translation?

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  Authors of Quran translation agree that a good Quran translation must meet three criteria; accuracy, readability and presentation. Below we explain this in more detail: It must be accurate and represent the interpretation and understanding of the renowned scholars of Islam. I know that my translation has benefited hugely from the work of previous […]