Holy Qur'an Resources on the Internet
Introduction to the Holy Qur'an. Blessed is He Who sent down the Criterion to His servant, that it may be An admonition to all creatures.
Who Wrote the Holy Qur'an. Qur'an, in Arabic, could only have been written by either The Arabs, or Mohammad (peace be upon him) or Allah.
The Revelation of the Holy Qur'an. Read! In the Name of your Lord, who has created you!
How the Holy Qur'an was preserved. Zayd Ibne Thaabit did not allow any verse to be included in his master copy of the Qur'an unless he received written and verbal testimonies proving its uninterrupted succession.
The Collection of the Holy Qur'an From Tafsir Al-Bayan by Al-Sayyid Abu al-Qasim al-Musawi al-Khui
Protection from any Alteration. From The Qur'an in Islam by Allamah Tabatabai.
Ta'wil - esoteric meanings and interpretation of ambiguous verses of the Qur' an. Arguments presented by Baha' al-Din Khorramshahi, Maulana Syed Abu A'la Maududi and Allamah Tabatabai.
The Miracle and Challenge of the Holy Qur'an. Each prophet was provided by Allah with miracles that were wisely selected in order to be in the same field as that which these people excelled in, so that they could fully comprehend the magnitude of these miracles.
Grammatical Errors in the Qur'an? Moiz Amjad discusses the absurdity of trying to find Grammatical Errors in the Qur'an.
A page from what is believed to be the oldest extant Holy Qur'an manuscript. In the early Arabic script called al-maail in the late 2nd/8th century.
The Qur'ânic Manuscripts In Museums, Institutes, Libraries & Collections. Qur'ânic manuscripts from 1st century of Hijra onwards.
The Koran Collection At The Topkapi Palace Library. When the Topkapi Palace, the home of the Ottoman Sultans and the administrative center of the Ottoman Empire for four hundred years, was turned into a museum in 1924, the manuscripts, found in many pavilions and rooms, were gathered together to form the New Library.
Translation work on The Holy Qur'aan:
Translating the Untranslatable. A Survey of English Translations of the Quran by A.R. Kidwai
The Qur'an and its Translators. From World Bibliography of Translations of the Meanings of the Holy Qur'an by 'Ali Qull Qara'i.
The Fatwa by Rashid Rida.. A study of the Fatwa on the Translation of the Holy Qur'an.
European Studies on Translation of the Holy Qur'an. Bibliography By: Murtaza Karim-nia.
English Translations of The Holy Qur'an. An Annotated Bibliography by A.R. Kidwai.
Commentaries on The Holy Qur'an:
Ulum al Quran - An Introduction to the Sciences of the Holy Qur'an To properly grasp a message, one needs first of all to understand its contents exactly.
Al-Mizan - An Exegesis of the Holy Qur'an. The greatest exegesis of the Qur'an written since the advent of Islam.
Introduction to Surah's of The Holy Qur'an. By Syed Abu-Ala' Maududi. Adwaa` ul Bayaan. The well-known tafseer of Imaam Muhammad al-Ameen ash-Shanqeetee
Zawahir al-Qur'an: The Authority of the Book's Literal Meanings. The Prophet (S) brought the Qur'an to the people that they may understand it, contemplate over its verses, follow its commands and refrain from what it prohibits.
The Tafsir of Mujahid. The Earliest of Qur'anic Commentaries by 'Abd al-Husayn Shahidi Salihi.
Ulum Al-Qur'an: An Introduction to the Science of Tafseer. The science of Tafseer is a branch of knowledge in which the meanings of the Quran are explained and its injunctions and wisdoms are described openly and clearly.
Interpretation of the Meaning of The Noble Quran. A Summarized Version of At-Tabari, Al-Qurtubi and Ibn Kathir with comments from Sahih Al-Bukhari. Tafsir of Al-Qurtubi. Download the complete books on the tafsir of the Qur'an.
Tafsir of At-Tusi. Download the complete At-Tibyan Fi Tafsir Al-Qur'an. al-Tafsir al-Sufi. Discusses the major Sufi commentaries on the Qur'an.
Surah alSaff - The Ranks. We may look at one thing and think of many things, hear one thing and think of other things all at the same time.
Tafsir al-Qur'an. Tafsir of Holy Qur'an in Malaysian.
From The Holy Qur'an:
Concept of Kitab in the Qur'an. Muhammad Hadi Ma'rifat discusses the meanings that the term Kitab has in the Qur'an.
The Reality of Miracle: According to the Qur'an. Some people have tried to explain away the verses that describe various miracles. But such attempts are unacceptable, as they are a forced burden on the language and the Qur'an. The Geography of Qur'anic Accounts. Answers from Qur'anic Researchers on Geographical questions.
Gender Equity in Islam. Jamal A. Badawi, Ph.D. World Assembly of Muslim Youth (WAMY) Studies on Islam
Fundamental Rights in Qur'an. The way to salvation, for an individual as well as for a community, is according to the Qur'an, by constant vigilance over the performance of one's duties.
Beyond Probability. By: Abdullah Arik.
Reflections on a Qur'anic Metaphor: The Meaning of "khatf al-tayr" in Verse 31 of Suirat al-Hajj by Kazim Bargnaysi
Recommended Prostrations For Reciting The Holy Qur'an. There are fifteen places In the Quran where prostration is recommended once a Muslim recites any of those verses.
Some Logical Fallacies Dealt With In The Qur'ân. A widely held belief among the Muslim philosophers of early centuries was that one should not expect scripture to argue logically, that is to say, with the aim of convincing the philosophers - but only to appeal to emotion, for that is the only way to persuade and sway the ordinary people.
Evolution Deceit Neither the laws of probability nor the laws of physics and chemistry offer any chance for the fortuitous formation of life.
This is the Truth Newly Discovered Scientific Facts Revealed in The Holy Qur'an
The Holy Qur'an on Astronomy. Any other seventh century book making statements about the physical universe would surely contain mistakes.
The Koran, Interest and the Economy. Muhammed A. Asadi analyzes, using modern knowledge and objective standards, what the effect of interest is on the economy.
Do we deserve the Quran? If we do not learn from the Quran we do not deserve it.
Torah, Bible and The Holy Qur'an:
The Holy Qur'an and the Bible. In the sense of authorship the Bible is a scripture whereas the Qur'an is not a scripture but a revealed book.
God in the Bible and the Holy Qur'an. Here we compare how God is presented in the Bible and in the Holy Qur'an.
A Comparative Study of Three Accounts in the Qur'an and the Torah. Narrations of the accounts of the Prophets in the revealed scriptures are of great importance.
Moses in the Bible and the Holy Qur'an. O my people! you have surely been unjust to yourselves by taking the calf for a god.
The Ten Commandments in the Holy Qur'an. Islam is the same and only religion ever given to the human race.
Arguments of the Qur'an against the belief of Trinity. 'Isa (a.s.) son of Maryam was neither a son of God nor God; he was but a servant created by Allah.
The Status of Women. The position of women within the Jewish, the Christian and the Muslim books.
The Holy Qur'an and Arabic:
Islam, the Qur'an and the Arabic Literature. The linguistic significance of the Qur'an has not received much attention, when one considers that the Qur'an was the first book to be composed in Arabic.
Qur'ânic Orthography: The Written Representation Of The Recited Text Of The Qur'ân by Professor M A S Abdel Haleem
The Qur'ân As Literature. Studying the Qur'ân as literature - and purely as literature - is not unlike setting foot on new territory.
Learn Quranic Arabic using the Quran. with Dr. Yusuf Ziya Kavakci the Imam of the Dallas Central Mosque.
The Arab Academy. The world's first and only professional site for learning Arabic and the Holy Qur'an.
Some Old Manuscripts of the Holy Qur'an. by Kazim Mudir Shanehchi. Translated by Mujahid Husayn
Do You Know This Book? By M. Tahlawi.
The Way to the Qur'an. No other venture in your life can be so momentous and crucial, so blissful and rewarding, as your journey to and through the Qur'an.
An Introduction to the al-Mizan. by Abu al-Qassim Razzaqi.
Memorizing The Holy Qur'an. From Abdur-Rahman Abdul Khaaliq's "Al-Qawaaid adh-Dhahabiyyah lil-Hifdh il-Quran il-Adheem"
The History and authenticity of The Holy Qur'an. by Syed Abul 'Aala Maudoodi.
Etiquettes of Reading and Handling The Qur'an al-Kareem. When the Qur'an is recited, give ear to it and pay heed, that ye may obtain mercy.
The Holy Qur'an and Modern Science. Taken from "The Origin of Man", by Dr. Maurice Bucaille.
Embryology in the Holy Qur'an. Keith L. Moore, Ph.D., F.I.A.C.
The Holy Qur'an and Scientific Knowledge. by Dr. A. Zahoor and Dr. Z. Haq. The Qur'an in Islam. Its Impact and Influence on the Life of Muslims by Sayyid Muhammad Husayn Tabataba'i
Thematic Approach to Qur'anic Exegesis. by Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr.
The Demand of the Qur'an for a Direct Confrontation. by Musavi Lari.
Does The Holy Qur'an Support the Reincarnation theory? In this essay, Khurram Shahzad argues that The Holy Qur'an unequivocally rejects reincarnation.
Book Review: Farid Esack's Qur'an, Liberation and Pluralism. In the late 1980's, Farid Esack was one of the most conspicuous Muslim campaigners against apartheid in his native South Africa.
Book Review: The Koran. by Edward Tanguay.
Understanding the Uniqueness of the Qur'an . The study of the Qur'an is essential for every committed Muslim, since it is the main source and foundation of the religious thought and faith. by Murtada Mutahhari
Koran and the Liberation of Women. Most people may not have any idea on what Islam is or what it stands for but they are all "experts" on the oppressed woman in Islam.
The Holy Qur'an al-Karim. When thou recitest the Qur'an seek refuge in Allah from Satan the outcast.
What is the Koran? A view from within. by Professor Mohamed Elmasry. What They Say About The Holy Qur'an. O Man! What has seduced you from your Lord.
The Amazing Qur'an. by Gary Miller.
The Koran. by Sachiko Murata & William C. Chittick.
The way to The Holy Qur'an. by Khurram Murad.
Let us Know the Qur'an Better. by Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari.
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Recitation of The Qur'an:
Recitation of The Holy Qur'aan (TILAWATUL QUR'AN) How, where and when as recommended by The Holy Qur'an.
Merits of recitation of the Holy Qur'an. by Yasin T. al Jibouri.
After the Recitation of the complete Qur'an At the completion of Al-Qur'an starting from Al-Fatihah to An-Nas the reciter must turn to Almighty Allah with supplications.
Qiraah (Reading) of the Qur'an. A qari of the Holy Qur'an should refrain from using a qiraah, the authenticity of which is not confirmed.
The Qur'an to be read, understood and followed. From "The Muslim" Archive.
Beware of how you read the Book of your Lord Recite it in an orderly manner and contemplatively and adhere to the limits of His promise and His threat.
Multi- & Hyper-media:
Listen to Qur'anic Recitation. Shaikh Abu Bakr Ash-Shatri (mp3 & Real Audio format).
Listen to Qur'anic Recitation. Qari Mashary Rashid Al-Afasi (mp3 & Real Audio format).
Listen to Qur'anic Recitation. Shaykh Abur-Rahman As-Sudays (mp3 & Real Audio format).
Listen to Qur'anic Recitation. Shaykh Muhammad Siddiq Al-Minshawi (mp3 & Real Audio format).
The Qur'an on CD-Rom! by Khatoons International.
Al-Qur'an Al-Kareem Radio Station Directly broadcast from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Six Year old Qur'anic Genius Syed Muhammed Hussein Tabatabai, the child prodigy.
Listen to Qur'anic Recitation. Shaykh Muhammad Khalil al-Hussary (mp3 & Real Audio format).
Listen to Qur'anic Recitation. Shaikh Huthayfi (mp3 & Real Audio format). Listen to Qur'anic Recitation. Shaikh Sa'ad Al-Ghamdi.
Listen to Qur'anic Recitation. Shaykh Sa'ud Ash-Shuraim (mp3 & Real Audio format).
Listen to Qur'anic Recitation. Shaykh Abdul-Basit AbduSamad (mp3 format).
Listen to Qur'anic Recitation. Shaykh Ahmad bin Ali Al-Ajami (mp3 & Real Audio format).
Listen to Qur'anic Recitation. Shaykh Muhammed Jibreel (mp3 & Real Audio format).
Further Links to sites on The Qur'an:
Qur'an at The Saudi Network.
Society for Qur'anic Studies.
Le saint Coran.
Examining The Qur'an.
Quran Books, Holy Quran Audio Free Downloads.
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