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Understanding Quran

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can i readn & understand the meaning of "Quran"through the meaningful quran if not, tell me the reason.because i m very confused?


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Understanding Quran

In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is no one (no idol, no person, no grave, no prophet, no imam, no dai, nobody!) worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.


The Quran was revealed in the language of the people of Quraish, so that they could understand the Message. If today, one understands the Arabic language well, he will have absolutely no difficulty in understanding the clear guidance and teachings of the Holy Quran. Allah has revealed the Holy Quran as a perfect guidance to all mankind. He Himself declares in various verses in the Holy Quran that this Book is easy, plain, direct, clear and open for anyone who wants to understand the Message of the Lord of the Worlds.


Allah says in Chapter 2, Surah Baqarah aayat 185:"Ramadan is the month in which the Quran was sent down: this Book is a perfect guidance for mankind and consists of CLEAR teachings which show the right way and are a Criterion of the Truth and falsehood."


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 12 Surah Yusuf verse 1-2:These are the verses of the Book that makes its object perfectly clear. We have sent it down as a Quran in Arabic, so that you may understand it well.


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 16 Surah Nahl verse 89:We have sent down to you this Book, which makes everything plain, and is a guidance, blessing and good news to those who have surrendered themselves entirely.


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 19 Surah Maryam verse 97:O Mohamed, We have made this Quran easy, and sent it down in your tongue so that you should give good news to the pious and warn the stubborn people.


And if it so happens, that our first language is not Arabic; we can very well understand the clear guidance and teachings of the Holy Quran through a translation in the language we understand best.


The confusion is created by unscrupulous leaders and self-made holy men, who constantly try to keep their followers away from understanding the Holy Quran for their own material and political gains. They are the ones who warn that each aayah of the Quran has ten meanings! They are the ones who say that the Quran can only be understood by some ‘chosen’ people! They are the ones who say that the Quran has various meanings like ‘zaahir’, ‘baatin’, ‘taweel’, etc.! They are the ones who declare that the Holy Quran is impossible to understand by ‘fools’ like you and me! They are the ones who have been instrumental in taking the clear guidance and teachings of the Holy Quran away from our lives!


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 2 Surah Al-Baqarah verse 174:Indeed those, who conceal the commands that Allah has sent down in His Book and barter them away for paltry worldly gains, fill their bellies with fire. Allah will not speak to them on the Day of Resurrection, nor will He regard them as pure and there is a painful torment for them!


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 2 Surah Baqarah verse 159:Those who conceal the clear (Revelations) and Guidance We have sent down, after We have made it clear for the people in the Book, on them shall be Allah’s ‘laanah’ and the ‘laanah’ of those who are entitled to curse!


Thus brother, do yourself a favor and start reading the Glorious Quran with understanding. Allah has revealed the Holy Quran as a perfect guidance to mankind, and it is the duty of every believer to know, understand, and implement the commands of our Creator in our lives.


One thing you will realize after you have read the Quran with understanding is that no one will ever be able to mislead you in the name of Islam.


Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allah’s Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.



Your brother and well wisher in Islam,






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