Why is the Quran regarded a miracle?

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The Quran itself says it is a miracle. They said, “We will not believe you until you bring for us; a gushing spring from the Earth; a garden of date trees and grapes with a river flowing through it; cause a piece of the sky to fall on us as you claim. Or until you […]

What do the scholars say about reading the Quran after the Asr prayer?

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A person can recite the Quran at any time of the day as mentioned in the Holy Quran: “Recite the Quran as much as you are able to with ease” (Muzammil: 20). In another verse, Allah mentions: “Whenever the Quran is recited, listen carefully to it and be silent so that you may benefit from […]

An effective way to study the Quran

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Reading The Majestic Quran is not like reading any other book, it’s listening to Allah, being near him and feeling his presence, it’s a form of worship. The Quran is a living book that is relevant to our lives right now here in the West as much as it is in the East. Through His majestic […]

How to read the Quran properly

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The Quran will have little effect on your life if you don’t know what it’s saying I have been learning, memorising and teaching the Quran for more than 50 years. I believe that the Quran is the leading text for connecting with Allah. It is the word of Allah. “This is a revelation from Allah […]

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 […]

Which Quran to Buy?

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This is an interesting question and as a translator of the Quran, it is obvious that I would be biased about my translation ‘The Majestic Quran’ why? Because it is in plain English, very reader-friendly and presented in a contemporary style. Reading of translations is important to understand the Divine orders, prohibitions, moral and spiritual […]

How was the Quran compiled?

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Whenever the Messenger (peace be upon him) received a new revelation, he (peace be upon him) would recite it to the disciples, they would memorise it. There were very few people who could read and write, therefore the oral tradition was the common mode of learning, they liked memorising poetry and stories. The Messenger (peace […]

What does the Quran say about music?

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Although there is no direct reference to music in the Quran, most commentators think that verse 64 from Surah Isra refers to singing and music. “Persuade whoever you can among them with your enchanting voice, win them over with your soldiers on horseback and on foot, share in their wealth and children and make promises; […]