Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Understand Quran - the easy way

What is Quran?

The Qur'an is the most often-read book in the world. Revealed by God to the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) in the 7th century, and revered by Muslims as being God's final Scripture and Testament, its words have been lovingly recited, memorized, and implemented by Muslims of every nationality ever since.

The faithful are inspired, consoled often moved to tears by its eloquence and poetic imagery, especially when recited aloud. And yet, the Qur'an is unique in being the only Scripture that is free of scientific inaccuracies, whose historical authenticity can be verified, and whose text has been so carefully preserved that just one authorized version (in Arabic) exists. Approximately the length of the New Testament, the Qur'an is also the only holy book that can be memorized in its entirety by people of all ages and intellectual abilities - including non-Arabic speakers - which Muslims consider to be one of its miracles.

Why understand Quran?

Will they not then ponder over the Quran, or is it that they have locks on their hearts!?
[Quran, 47:24]

(This is) a Scripture that We have revealed unto thee, full of blessing, that they may ponder its revelations, and that men of understanding may reflect.
[Quran, 38:29]

Quran is a guide to humanity which also includes you, dear reader. Since none of us want to be misguided, it is paramount not only to read or recite Quran, but to understand and implement it in our lives as well.

We have made available more detailed information in different formats on the topic under this Why Understand Quran? page.

How to start understanding Quran?

Short Course:
This is the best choice to start since it is more simplified version of the Basic Course. You can finish the course in 27 days by allocating 15-20 minutes a day.

Basic Course:
This is the course in an intermediate level which consists of 60 lessons.

Full Course:

Children's Course:

Download the material here...

Short Course in English

This course is available in the following 3 formats:

1. Flash version;
2. Multiple files for download; (refer to the table below);
3. Full CD for download. (614 MB);
4. Flash version as zip files for download.

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