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(This is) a revelation from the Most Compassionate, Most Merciful. (It is) a Book whose verses are perfectly explained—a Quran in Arabic for people who know, delivering good news and warning. Yet most of them turn away, so they do not hear.
Quran 41:2-4

How to Read The Quran

 
 
 

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The Quran was sent as not only as a guide but as a mercy to us all.

هُدًى وَرَحْمَةً لِّلْمُحْسِنِينَ

 (It is a) guide and mercy for those who do good

 (Surah Luqman, 31:3)

Reading it, particularly in Arabic, is important as we believe it is the words of God, revealed to Prophet Muhammed. Reading it is a form of worship, especially when read in a melodious voice with contemplation of it's in depth meanings. In addition, it serves as a timeless miracle due to it's:
 

  1. Guidance and Wisdom: Many Muslims consider the guidance and moral teachings of the Quran to be miraculous, as they offer insights and solutions to human problems and dilemmas that remain relevant across time and cultures.

  2. Consistency and Preservation: Muslims believe that the Quran has remained unchanged since its revelation over 1400 years ago, despite attempts to alter or distort it. The preservation of the Quran in its original form is seen as a miraculous aspect.

  3. Inimitability of its language (I'jaz): One of the most prominent miracles of the Quran is its linguistic beauty and eloquence. Muslims believe that the Quran's language is so unique and powerful that it cannot be replicated or imitated by any human, despite numerous attempts by poets and writers throughout history.

  4. Scientific Miracles: The Quran contains scientific information that was not known at the time of its revelation, and which has been confirmed by modern scientific discoveries. Examples often cited include embryology, cosmology, and the water cycle. 

  5. Prophecies: The Quran is said to contain various prophecies that have been fulfilled over time. These include predictions about historical events and the future, which Muslims believe demonstrate the Quran's divine origin.



What are the benefits of reading the Quran?

It's timeless wisdom, stories and lessons serve as a guidance for us all and provides a sense of spiritual fulfillment, peace, and tranquility. Regularly reading and contemplating the Quran can lead to personal growth, self-improvement, and a deeper connection with God.Many who hear and listen to the Quran report feeling a sense of tranquility and peace. Listening to the Quran can be very moving and emotional for one. Listen to the Quran here: 

 

 

Read: 5 benefits to reciting to the Quran
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