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quranWhat is the 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.
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 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.
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Why learn Quran ?

The Holy Quran is most valuable message of almighty through his peace lover {Prophet},who ensured success for human being in this lovely world.
Almighty  has made the laws of knowledgeable facts of livelihood,nice deeds and prosperity of mankind in his book{quran}
In current era the Muslims are socially,politically,financially and culturally have reached the verge of decay and destruction as they have a deaf ear to this Holy Book.
The only way to overcome the miserable plight of Muslims and mankind is by  teaching of holy secret.
Holy Quran was revealed to organize and bring stability in the lives of mankind. It covers all dimensions of human life extending from the death to the hereafter. The significance of this book is immense, which makes it necessary for us to recite it in an unambiguous and correct manner, eliminating all kinds of errors and mistakes.
The Holy Quran is the last and final message of Almighty Allah (SWT) through His Prophet (Peace and Blessings be upon Him), which guarantees success for mankind in this world and life here after. Allah Almighty has laid down all the laws of valuable knowledge, good deeds and prosperity of the whole mankind in His Book (Quran). In the present era the Muslims are politically, financially, culturally and socially reached the verge of decay and destruction only because they have turned a deaf ear to Holy Quran. The only solution to overcome the miserable plight of Muslim is to resort to the teachings of Holy Quran. It is stated in the Holy Quran
“And how will you disbelieve (now) while you are (fortunate) ones to whom the Verses of Allah are recited, and the Messenger of Allah (blessings and peace be upon him) is (himself) present among you? And whoever holds fast to (the Embrace of) Allah is most surely guided to the straight path.”(Sura A’l-Imran 3, verse # 101)
To develop close affinity with Holy Quran and to understand it is the most important need of the hour. When a man starts learning or teaching the Holy Quran, the doors of spiritual satisfaction and solace start opening in his heart. Holy Quran makes the character of its reader unprecedented and exemplary.
“And indeed We have made the Qur’an easy for direction and guidance, but is there anyone who will take advice?(Sura Al-Qamar 54, verse # 17)
Students and teachers of the Holy Quran both have been praised many times in Ahadith (traditions) by the Holy Prophet (Peace and Blessings be upon Him).
The Best amongst you is (he) who learns and teaches the Holy Quran.”(Sahih Al-Bukhari, Volume 4, Hadith # 4739)
It is narrated by Hazrat Abu Zar (RA) that Holy Prophet (Peace and Blessings be upon Him) said him:O Abu Zar! It is better for you to learn a single verse of Holy Quran in the morning rather to pray hundreds of Rakaat (Nafal Prayer)”(Ibn-e-Ma’ja, Volume 1, Hadith # 619)
  “The Quran Knowledge's ”is actively involved in da`wa, propagation of true Islamic teachings, reformation of the moral and spiritual affairs of Ummah, revival of Islamic sciences and renaissance of Islam from its very first day. “Call for turning towards the Holy Quran” is one of the main call for achieving these goals. In the recent era it is much difficult for overseas Muslims to go the Mosques and learn Holy Quran with their busy life. That’s why for the ease and betterment of Muslim Ummah, It is special order of Shaykh-ul-Islam to offer online courses so that they may rebuild their association with Quran and Sahib-e-Quran and get knowledge of the Holy Quran by comfort of their home. Thus those who can’t approach to Mosques or Islamic centers we invite them to come and benefit from our online services and enlighten their inner and outer self with the light of Holy Quran.It is the duty of all Muslims to live their life under the teachings of Quran and Sunnah. If done, the rewards are BIG:
اقرءوا القرآن فإنه يأتي يوم القيامة شفيعًا لأصحاب
Read the Quran, for it will come as an intercessor for its reciters on the Day of Resurrection
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The first step in accomplishing this is to learn to read Quran in the right way.  At ‘The Quran Knowledge's’ we focus not only reading but on the correct reading of Quran which is called in Arabic as ‘Tajweed‘.

What is Tajweed?

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Tajweed (تجويد)‎ refers to the rules governing pronunciation during recitation of the Quran. Tajweed is an Arabic word  meaning correct pronunciation during recitation.it is set of rules with dictate how the quran should be read.
 Tajweed means “to make well, make better, improve”. Improper reading of Quran changes the actual words hence to read Quran with Tajweed is a religious duty and if not read properly can result in a sin . Hence it is very important to learn to read Quran with Tajweed.
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quranVIRTUES OF RECITING THE HOLY QUR’AAN, AND CERTAIN OF ITS SURAHS AND VERSES.

The Holy Qur’aan should be recited daily. Here under is mentioned some Ahadeeth with regards the excellence of reciting the Holy Qur’aan:
Recite the Holy Qur’aan for It will come as an intercessor for its reciter’ on the Day of Judgement.
Allah Ta’ala says: “If anyone finds no time for My remembrance and for begging My favors due to remaining engaged in the recitation of the Qur’aan, I shall give him more than what I give to all those who beg favors of Me.” The superiority of the Word of Allah over all other words is like the superiority of Allah over the entire creation.
Learn the Qur’aan and recite it, because the example of one who learns the Qur’aan, reads it and recites it in Tahajjud is like an open bag full of musk whose fragrance permeates the entire place. And the person who has learnt the Qur’aan but sleeps while the Qur’aan is in the heart is like a bag full of musk but with its mouth closed.
Whoever recites one letter of the Book of Allah, for him and one blessing is equal to tenfold the like thereof in its reward. I do not say that Alif Laam Meem is one letter, but’ Alif is one letter, Laam is one letter and Meem is one letter.
Envy is not permitted except in respect of two persons — one whom Allah blesses with the recitation of the Qur’aan and he remains engaged in it day and night, and the other is one who given abundance of wealth by Allah and he spends it (in Allah’s path) day and night.
It will be said to the reciter of the Qur’aan (on the Day of Qiyaamah): “Go on reciting the Qur’aan and continue ascending the stages of Jannah; and recite it in the slow manner as you had been reciting it in the worldly life: your final abode will be where you reach at the time of the last aayah of your recitation.
One who recites the Qur’aan and he is well versed in it (i.e. its recitation), he will be in the company of those angels who are scribes, noble and righteous; and one who falters in its recitation and has to exert himself, gets a double reward.
THE EXCELLENCE OF SURAH FAATIHAH.
Some Ahadeeth pertaining to the excellence of Surah Faatihah:
Surah Faatihah is the greatest and most virtuous Surah of the Qur’aan; it consists of the Sab’a mathaani (seven verses which are repeatedly recited) and it (Surah Fatihah) represent the Grand Qur’aan.
I have been given the Faatihatul Kitaab (Opening Verses) from the treasures beneath the Throne.
Once while Jibreel (AS) was seated with Rasoolullah (Sall Allahu ‘alaihi wa Aalihi wa Sallim), he suddenly heard from above, a sound of (something) cracking. He lifted his head and said: “This is an angel descending to the earth and never (before this did he descend but this day.” This angel greeted and said: “Be pleased with two (sources of) noor which no other Nabi before you had been given: Fatihatul Kitab and the Khawateem (Closing Two Verses) of Surah Baqarah; you will not recite even one letter of these without being given a reward for it.
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THE EXCELLENCE OF SURAH BAQARAH.
The Shaytaan runs away from the house where in Surah Baqarah is recited.
Recite Surah Baqarah for its recitation is a source of blessings and its forsaking is a source of regret and only useless people are unable to recite it.
Everything has a hump and the hump of the Qur’aan is Surah Baqarah.
One who recites Surah Baqarah at night, the Shaytaan will not visit his home for three nights; and anyone who recites it in the day, the Shaytaan will not visit his home for three days.
I have been given the Surah Baqarah from the Lawhim Mahfoozh (in particular).
THE EXCELLENCE OF SURAH BAQARAH AND AALE IMRAAN.
Recite the two glittering lustres Baqarah and Aale lmraan; for these two will come on the Day of Qiyaamah as if they are two clouds or shelters or two rows of a flock of birds: they will quarrel (with Allah) to have their reciter forgiven.
THE EXCELLENCE OF AAYATUL KURSI.
Aayatul Kursi is the greatest verse of the Qur’aan.
It is the leader of the verses of the Holy Qur’aan.
If Aayatul Kursi is recited and blown on one’s belongings or children or it is written and (the written copy) placed among one’s belongings or hung (as a ta’weez) around the neck of one’s children, the Shaytaan will not dare to come even near such belongings and the children.
THE EXCELLENCE OF THE LAST TWO VERSES OF SURAH BAQARAH.
Reciting from Aamanar Rasoolu till the end of the Surah will prevent the Shaytaan from coming even near one’s house.
Allah has completed the Surah Baqarah with such two verses that these have been given to me from the treasures kept beneath the Throne: so learn them and teach them to your wives and children for they are a source of mercy, a form of recitation and prayers.
THE EXCELLENCE OF SURAH AN’AAM.
It is mentioned In the Hadeeth that when the Surah An’aam was revealed, Rasoolullah (Sall Allahu ‘alaihi wa Aalihi wa Sallim) said Alhamdulillah/ah. And then he said: “By Allah, so many angels came to convey this Surah that the corners of the heavens became covered with their great numbers.
THE EXCELLENCE OF SURAH KAHF— According to the Hadeeth:
Whoever recites it on the eve of Jumu’ah, it will provide a noor for him from one Jumu’ah till the following Jumu’ah.
Whoever recites it on the day of Jumu’ah, it will provide a noor for him from one Jumu’ah till the following Jumu’ah.
Anyone who recites Suratul Kahf on the eve of Jumu’ah, it will provide a light (noor) for him from where he is till the Baitul Ateeq.
Whoever recites Suratul Kahf exactly as it was revealed, it wilt provide a tight (noor) for him from where he is till the Makkah.
Whoever recites the last ten verses of Suratul Kahf, and if Dajjaal happens to reveal himself (during the reciter’s life time), he will have no influence on him (the reciter).
Whoever continues to recite Suratul Kahf, it will provide a noor for him from where he is stationed till Makkah on the Day of Qiyaamah.
Whoever recites the last ten verses of Suratul Kahf, and if Dajjaal happens to reveal himself (during the reciter’s Life time), he will not be able to harm him at all.
Whoever commits to memory the first ten verses of Suratul Kahf, he will be safeguarded against the crisis of Dajjal According to one riwayah the words whoever commits to memory ten verses have been mentioned. According to another the words last ten verses is mentioned. According to one riwayah the words first three verses is also mentioned
Whoever sees Dajjaal, he should recite before him the opening ten verses of Surah Kahf for, and (according to one riwaayah) these verses afford the reciter safety and protection against the fitnah of Dajjaal.
THE EXCELLENCE OF SURAH TAW HAA, TAW SEEN AND HAA MEEM.
Rasoolullah (Sall Allahu ‘alaihi wa Aalihi wa Sallim) is reported to have said: “I have been given Taw Haa, Taw seen and Haa Meem from the scrolls of Moosa (AS).”
THE EXCELLENCE OF SURATUL YASEEN.
Recite Surah Yaseen (morning and evening) especially when in the presence of someone in his dying moments or after he has died, for it is mentioned in the Hadeeth that Surah Yaseen is the heart of the Qur’aan and anyone who recites it for the pleasure of Allah and for the (reward of) the hereafter, Allah Will forgive him; and (also) read it in the presence of a dying person.
(Tawaaseen are those Surahs which begin with Taa Seen and Haa Meem are those which begin with Haa Meem).
THE EXCELLENCE OF SURAH FATH.
Rasoolullah (Sall Allahu ‘alaihi wa Aalihi wa Sallim) said that Surah Fath is most beloved to him from among all the things upon which the sun rises.
THE EXCELLENCE OF SURAH MULK.
According to the Hadeeth Tabaarak/Mulk consists of thirty verses: it intercedes on behalf of its reciter until Allah forgives him.
According to one Hadeeth Rasoolullah (Sall Allahu ‘alaihi wa Aalihi wa Sallim) said: “It is my desire that Suratul Mulk should be in the heart of every Mu’min.”
According to one Hadeeth when punishment is meted out to a person in the grave from the legs, they (the legs) say: you may not punish him for he used to recite Suratul Mulk through me (i.e. by standing in Salaah and reciting it); then when punishment is meted out to him through his chest, stomach and head each them say: you may not punish him for he used to recite Suratul Mulk through me. Hence this Surah saves him from the punishment of the grave. The virtue of this Surah is mentioned in the Tauraah as well. Anyone who recites it in the night, he has accomplished a great deal and he has excelled.
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THE EXCELLENCE OF SURAH ZILZAAL.
According to one Hadeeth this Surah is equivalent to a quarter of the Qur’aan and according to another, it is equivalent to half of the Qur’aan.
According to one Hadeeth a Sahabi (RA) asked Rasoolullah
(Sallallahu-alayhi wasallam): “0 Messenger of Allah, show me (concise) Surah of the Qur’aan which is comprehensive and which I may recite with constancy” Rasoolullah (Sall Allahu ‘alaihi wa Aalihi wa Sallim) mentioned Surah Zilzaal The Sahabi (RA) said:
“By Him who has sent you as a Rasool, I will never recite much more than this” Saying this, he departed. Upon this Rasoolullah (Sall Allahu ‘alaihi wa Aalihi wa Sallim) said twice “This poor person has attained salvation’ This poor person has attained salvation’”
THE EXCELLENCE OF SURATUL KAAFIROON.
According to a Hadeeth, Suratul Kaafiroon is equivalent to a quarter of the Qur’aan and according to another; its reward is equivalent to a quarter of the Qur’aan.
THE EXCELLENCE OF SURATUL KAAFIROON AND SURATUL IKHLAAS WHEN RECITED JOINTLY.
According to the Hadeeth, there are two Surahs which are excellent, and which are recited in the two Rak’aat (Sunnah) before (the Fardh of) Fajr: Kaafiroon and lkhlaas.
THE EXCELLENCE OF SURATUN NASR.
According to the Hadeeth, Suratun Nasr is (equivalent to) a quarter of the Qur’aan.
THE EXCELLENCE OF SURATUL IKHLAAS.
According to the Hadeeth, Suratul lkhlaas is (equivalent to) a third of the Qur’aan. And according to one 1-tadeeth its reward is equal to a third of the Qur’aan.
Regarding a certain Sahabi (RA) who was an lmaam and he used to recite (mostly) Qul Huw Allahu Ahad, Rasoolullah (Sall Allahu ‘alaihi wa Aalihi wa Sallim) said “Tell him that Allah loves him”
It is mentioned in one Hadeeth that a certain Sahabi always used to recite Suratul Ikhlaas together with other Surahs in every rak’ah he used to perform. On being asked the reason, he replied that he loved this Surah very much. Upon this, Rasoolullah (Sall Allahu ‘alaihi wa Aalihi wa Sallim) said “The love for this Surah will admit you into Jannah.”
According to a Hadeeth when Rasoolullah (Sall Allahu ‘alaihi wa Aalihi wa Sallim) heard a Sahabi (RA) reciting this Surah (with sincerity), he said: “Jannah is a must for this person.”
According to a Hadeeth Rasoolullah (Sall Allahu ‘alaihi wa Aalihi wa Sallim) said “ swear by the One in whose hands lie my life that Surah lkhlaas is equivalent to a third of the Qur’aan.”
According to a Hadeeth Rasoolullah (Sall Allahu ‘alaihi wa Aalihi wa Sallim) said: “Anyone who lies down on the bed with intent to sleep, and while lying on his right side recites Qul Huw Allahu Ahad a hundred times, then on the Day of Qiyaamah, The Sustainer will say: “My servant, proceed into Jannah on your right side.”
THE EXCELLENCE OF SURATUL FALAQ AND SURATUN NAAS.
It is mentioned in the Hadith that Rasoolullah (Sall Allahu ‘alaihi wa Aalihi wa Sallim) said to Uqbah bin Aamir (RA): “Should I not teach you two Surahs which are beautiful in recitation?” Then he taught him the above two Surahs. Rasoolullah (Sall Allahu ‘alaihi wa Aalihi wa Sallim) then advised him to continue reciting them for he would never read any Surahs that are parallel (in beauty and excellence) to these two.
According to one Hadeeth Rasoolullah (Sall Allahu ‘alaihi wa Aalihi wa Sallim) used to invoke Allah’s protection against the mischief of Jinn and the evil gaze (nazr) of men, (using various words) until Allah Ta’ala revealed these two Mu’aw-wazatain on him. So he held firmly to these and discarded all others.
According to one Hadeeth no one ever begged (of Allah) with the likeness of these Surahs and no one ever sought refuge (in Allah) with the likeness of these Surahs. According to one riwaayah “recite these two Surahs when you go to sleep and when ‘you wake up”.
Rasoolullah (Sall Allahu ‘alaihi wa Aalihi wa Sallim) is reported to have said:
“Recite Qul A‘oozu birabbil falaq, for you are unable to recite any other Surah which is very much loved and speedily accepted by Allah as this Surah. Thus, as far as you can help it, do not forsake it.” According to a different riwaayah of the same Hadeeth, the following words appear: “You are unable to recite anything that reaches Allah so speedily as does Qul A‘oozu birabbil falaq”.
Rasoolullah (Sall Allahu ‘alaihi wa Aalihi wa Sallim) is reported to have said:
“Haven’t you seen the (beautiful and strange) verses which were revealed during the night? You will not find their like at all. They are Qul A‘oozu birabbil falaq and Qul A‘oozu birabbin naas”
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Benefits Of

Each Surah in Quran.

Chapter 1: Surah Al Fatihah.
This Surah is the core of the wajib prayers of every Muslim. Its recitation is equal to the whole Qur’an. This Surah has the healing power of all sickness except death. Recite Surah Al Fatihah before beginning any important task in life.
Chapter 2: Surah Al Baqarah.
If you recite the four Ayaat of this Surah followed by Ayatul Kursi and then the three Ayaat of this Surah, you won’t have any sort of difficulty concerning your health, wealth and family members. Also you’ll not forget the Holy Qura’n and Shaitan will stay away from you.
Chapter 3: Surah Aale Imran.
Recite this Surah on Friday and let Allah (SWT) shower his blessings till sunset and the angels will pray for the forgiveness of the reciter.
If written with saffron and hung in the neck of a woman with the intention of pregnancy then with Allah (SWT)’s command, the woman would be pregnant.
Chapter 4: Surah An Nisa.
Recite this Surah every Friday and relieve yourself from the squeezing of the grave.
Chapter 5: Surah Al Maidah.
The reciter of this Surah will get good deeds added to his account equal to the number of Jews and Christians. His bad deeds will be erased and his position in Allah (SWT)’s eyes will be high.
Chapter 6: Surah Al An’am.
If you recite this Surah on a regular basis, angels will ask for forgiveness till the Day of Judgement. Write this Surah with saffron, soak and drink its water for 6 days, lots of good things will come to you, problems and ailments will stay away and you’ll keep healthy. There is great reward in reciting this Surah because Allah (SWT)’s name is mentioned 70 times.
Chapter 7: Surah Al Ar’af.
Recite this Surah at least once a month; you’ll be safe from grief and sorrow on the Day of Judgement. Recite it on Friday; you’ll be with people whose account won’t be taken. Write it with rose water and saffron, drink it and keep safe from enemies and dangerous animals.
Chapter 8: Surah Al Anfal.
If you write this Surah and keep it with you, it’ll enable you to get your rights from your superior.
Chapter 9: Surah At Tawbah.
Recitation of this Surah keeps away from enemies, thieves and fire.
Chapter 10: Surah Yunus.
If there has been a misunderstanding in your family and you want to know who is at fault, write this Surah together with the name of all family members, and the problem will be solved.
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Chapter 11: Surah Hud.
If you recite this Surah on Friday, you will be with the Prophet (SAWW) on the Day of Judgement. All your sins will be forgiven and you will get the position of a martyr.
Chapter 12: Surah Yusuf.
The reciter of this Surah will be safe from envy. Pangs of death will be made easy. If you write this Surah and drink its water, you’ll have good luck and sustenance.
Chapter 13: Surah Ar Ra’ad.
Recitation of this Surah increases sustenance and makes you triumphant against enemies. Even thunder declares the Glory of Allah (SWT).
Chapter 14: Surah Ibrahim.
Pray 2 rakaat every Friday (in 1st rakaa, Surah Ibrahim and 2nd rakaa Surah Al Hijr) after Surah al Fatihah, to be safe from sudden calamity and poverty.
Chapter 15: Surah Hijr.
To prosper in business, tie this Surah on your hand or keep it in your pocket.
Chapter 16: Surah An Nahl.
Recite every month to be safe from debts and calamities.
Chapter 17: Surah Bani israel.
If you recite this Surah on every Thursday night, you will see the 12th Imam before you die. If a child is stammering, or does not have clear speech, write this Surah, soak in water and let him drink, he will be able to talk clearly.
Chapter 18: Surah Al Kahf.
To wake up from sleep at a certain time, recite the last ayah of this Surah. If you recite this Surah every Thursday night, you’ll die the death of a martyr. If you write this Surah in a bottle with narrow neck, you will be safe from debt, poverty and other problems. If you recite the last ayah of this Surah before sleeping, a light will appear and it will go till the Holy Qa’aba and the angels will pray for you. If the person is in Mecca, the light will go to Al bayt ul Ma’mun and angels will pray for him.
Chapter 19: Surah Maryam.
If you keep this Surah with you, you’ll have good dreams. If this Surah is hung on the wall, you will be protected from thieves and frightened people will become calm.
Chapter 20: Surah Taha.
By reciting this Surah regularly, your book of accounts will be given to you in your right hand on the Day of Judgement. If a man writes this Surah on a green silk cloth and goes to a family where he intends to get married, he will not be refused. When a girl wants to get married she must bathe with the water that this Surah was soaked in. If anyone wishes to get married, he should write ayah 131-132 and tie on his hand.
Chapter 21: Surah Al Anbiya.
When one cannot sleep owing to fear and worry, the person should tie his Surah to ones waist.
Chapter 22: Surah Al Hajj.
The reciter of this Surah will get rewards of all previous and future pilgrims. If one recites this Surah on every third day, he will go for Hajj in the same year and if he dies while going he will go straight to heaven.
Chapter 23: Surah Al Mu’minoon.
To stop someone from drinking alcohol, write this Surah on a white cloth and tie it to your neck. Recite this Surah regularly and be happy at the time of dying.
Chapter 24: Surah An Nur.
Recite this Surah day and night and none of your family member will be in trouble. Also 70,000 angels will follow the funeral and pray for your forgiveness.
Chapter 25: Surah Al Furqan.
The reciter of this Surah will enter Paradise on the Day of Judgement without accounting for anything, on one condition that he must have faith. Keep this Surah on you to ward off dangerous pests.
Chapter 26: Surah Ash Shu’ara.
Every illness can be cured if this Surah is soaked and the water drunk.
You’ll be protected from drowning/burning and be safe form wrongful death.
Recite this Surah and reap the reward tenfold as many mu’minoon and mu’minaat.
Chapter 27: Surah An Naml.
The reward of this Surah is to stand on the day of Judgement reciting Shahadatain.
Chapter 28: Surah Al Qasas.
This Surah when soaked in rainwater and drunk may cure stomach and liver pains.
Soak the Surah in water, drink and help dispel all your doubts and misgivings, sorrows and grief.
Chapter 29: Surah Al Ankabut.
Relieve malaria, cold, heaviness of chest by drinking the water this Surah has been soaked in. Recite this Surah and sleep like a baby.
Chapter 30: Surah Ar Rum.
As many angels there are between the heavens and earth, the reciter of this Surah will be rewarded ten times as many good deeds.
Chapter 31: Surah Luqman.
Soak the Surah in water to alleviate all types of diseases as well as relief from severe stomach problems.
Chapter 32: Surah As Sajda.
Write this Surah on deerskin and receive tons of proposals. Keep the Surah on you and be safe from fevers, headaches and pain of joints. Recite this at night and Allah (SWT) would give the records of deeds in the right hand.
Chapter 33: Surah Al Ahzab.
Write on deerskin and keep it in a casket at home, all good marriage proposals will be brought. If you teach this Surah to all at home, the pangs of the grave will be kept against you. Good deeds will be written for you and you’ll be close to the Ahlulbayt on the Day of Qiyamah.
Chapter 34: Surah As Sabaa.
Reciter of this Surah and Surah Fatir will stay in peace at night. and if recited at daytime, no unpleasant incident will occur. You will get good in the world and the hereafter. Write this Surah, tie it on you, and be protected form dangerous animals.
Chapter 35: Surah Al Fatir.
Recite ayah 42 of this Surah and your headache will be cured.
Chapter 36: Surah Yaseen.
Recite Surah Yaseen and your sins are forgiven. Recite regularly and the rewards are equal to completing the Holy Quran twelve times. If you recite this Surah for a sick person, angels will pray for his forgiveness and at time of death they will also attend his funeral. Written with rosewater and Saffron and drunk for 7 days, one’s memory would be that he would memorise what he listens. If in dispute one would win. Produces much milk for a weaning mother.
Chapter 37: Surah As Saffat.
Protect yourself from misfortunes and calamities by reciting this Surah every Friday. Be blessed with health, wealth and children. Allah (SWT) will keep him safe from evils of shaitan and he will die the death of a martyr. If read over a dying person, he will pass away peacefully and easily.
Chapter 38: Surah Saad.
Recite regularly; you will be saved from committing big and small sins.
Chapter 39: Surah Az Zumar.
Allah (SWT) bestows great honours and onlookers will respect you, if you recite this Surah. Keep the Surah on you and everyone will praise you. Also the fire of hell will not touch you. Increases love between Husband and Wife.
Chapter 40: Surah Al Mu’min.
Purification of the heart. Past and future sins are forgiven. Kept at the place of work, it brings prosperity. If one has white/black spots/pimples/ boils, keep this Surah on you to get cured. Soak it, use the water to make dough, dry and grind, take a pinch to cure liver, spleen, heart, trembling problems and unconsciousness.
Chapter 41: Surah Hamim Sajda.
Write in a utensil, wash with water and knead flour with that water, make balls, dry it and grind it. Give it to a person who has pain in heart, pain would be removed.
N.B. Following are merits of All Suwar starting with “Ha Mim”:
i) Whoever recites in prayer E Shab you’ll have liberty to enter the garden of heaven.
ii) Souls of Prophets, believers and pious ones will send salawaat and pray for forgiveness of the reciter of this Surah.
iii) Reciter of this Surah, his mouth will have a pleasant scent and Allah (SWT) showers his blessings on him and neighbours.
Chapter 42: Surah Ash Shu’ra.
On the day of Judgement there will be light on your face. Soak it and use the water to make a dough, dry and grind it, having a pinch of it daily cures eye diseases. Drink water during a journey to safeguard from troubles.
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Chapter 43: Surah Az Zukhruf.
The reciter is saved from the squeezing of the grave. Water soaked with this Surah is good for disease and epilepsy.
Chapter 44: Surah Ad Dukhan.
The water in which this Surah has been soaked will cure constipation and stomach ails. Save your self from shaitan and get good dreams by keeping it under your pillow. If you recite on Thursday night, sins will be forgiven and 70,000 angels will ask for forgiveness till the next day. Recite this Surah on Thursday night and Friday morning, Allah (SWT) will build a house in Jannah. If a patient of Migraine drinks water of Surah Ad Dukhan he would instantly be cured.
Chapter 45: Surah Al Jathiya.
The reciter of this Surah will not enter hell. Keep this Surah on yourself and remain safe from backbiters, also no one will talk bad about you. If it is hung around a newborn child, it will keep him safe.
Chapter 46: Surah Al Ahkaf.
Rid the habit of forgetfulness by reciting this Surah. Soak it in Zam Zam water and drink the water, people will love and listen to you.
Chapter 47: Surah Muhammad.
The reciter of this Surah will not have doubts on his religion and will be free from kufr and shirk. He will also be free from problems and diseases. After his death, 1000 angels will recite salawaat for him.
Chapter 48: Surah Al Fath.
Forget forgetfulness by reciting this Surah. Surah soaked in Zam Zam water cures trembling during old age. Your children and family will be safe traveling
Chapter 49: Surah Al Hajarat
Cancel misunderstandings by reciting this Surah. A breast-feeding mother will get more milk if she keeps this Surah on her.
Chapter 50: Surah Qaaf.
By reciting this Surah the pangs of death will be easier. Epilepsy will disappear. Sustenance will be increased and a breast-feeding mother will get more milk. Drink it’s water and you will not get stomach ails. For any eye problem, read ayah 23, blow water and wash your face with it.
Chapter 51: Surah Adh Dhariyat.
Recite this Surah to make things easier, like pangs of death, deliveries, and e.t.c
Chapter 52: Surah At Tur.
A prisoner will be let free if he recites this Surah regularly. A scorpion bite will heal if the water soaked with the Surah is sprinkled over it.
Chapter 53: Surah An Najm.
If you recite this Surah regularly, you will have a peaceful life, people will love, respect and honour you.
Chapter 54: Surah Al Qamar.
On the Day of Judgement, the face of the reciter of this Surah will shine. If you write this Surah on a Friday and keep it with you in your amama (cap), you will be honoured wherever you go.
Chapter 55: Surah Ar Rahman.
The reciter of this Surah will die a martyr and enter paradise. If you recite this Surah on Friday morning, you will get great reward. Keep it on you at all times to make your work easy. Eyes will be cured. Hang it on the wall to ward of all insects
Chapter 56: Surah Waqia.
If you recite this Surah regularly, your sustenance will increase, you will not face poverty, people will love you, and you’ll not be grieved. Death pangs will be easy and your sins forgiven.
Chapter 57: Surah Al Hadid.
Recite this Surah to make a wound heal fast. Also recite this Surah for release of prisoners.
Chapter 58: Surah Mujadilah.
If you recite or tie this Surah to a sick or restless person, he will get peaceful sleep and remain calm. If you recite this Surah day and night, you will be safe from theft. If you will recite this Surah on hand and throw it on an enemy, he will be friendly towards you.
Chapter 59: Surah Hashir.
To have a good memory and be intelligent, write this Surah and drink the water you soak it in.
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Chapter 60: Surah Al Mumtahanah.
Cure any spleen disease by drinking the water this Surah has been soaked in for three days.
Chapter 61: Surah As Saff.
If recited during journey, you will be saved from thieves and other problems.
Chapter 62: Surah Al Jum’ah.
One who recites this every morning and evening will be saved from shaitan’s promptings. Also you will be free from worries.
Chapter 63: Surah Munafiqun.
Recited regularly, this Surah cures, boils, eye- sores, internal pains and many other sicknesses.
Chapter 64: Surah Taghabun.
The reciter of this Surah will be saved from sudden accidental deaths and cruel people.
Chapter 65: Surah At Talaq.
The 6th Imam says those who recite this Surah in Wajib prayer he will be protected from the Fear of Day of Judgement and will have a place in Heaven. By reciting this Surah regularly, Allah (SWT) will accept his repentance in full.
Chapter 66: Surah At Tahrim.
Regularly recitation helps clear debts. Soak the Surah in water; sprinkle it over a sick person for comfort, and on an epileptic patient for cure. For good sleep, recite before going to bed.
Chapter 67: Surah Al Mulk.
One who memorises this Surah will be saved from the chastisement of the grave and if you recite it for a dead person, his difficulties will immediately decrease. Also the reciter of this Surah will achieve what he seeks and be in Allah (SWT)’s protection.
Chapter 68: Surah Al Qalam.
One who recites this Surah regularly will have no problems in his sustenance.Also hung around the neck, tooth pain will subside.
Chapter 69: Surah Al Haqqah.
The child of a pregnant woman would be safe if this Surah is hung around her neck.The water from this Surah will make a child intelligent if it’s given to the child.
Chapter 70: Surah Al Ma’arij.
Recite this if you wish for a certain prisoner to be released. Recited at night, you’ll be safe from shaitan’s promptings.
Chapter 71: Surah An Nuh.
Recite the Surah regularly to get your wishes granted and have a house built for you in Jannah by reciting it every morning and night.
Chapter 72: Surah Al Jinn.
Keep yourself safe from the witchcraft. A prisoner who recites this regularly will be released. Recitation of this Surah keeps your treasures safe and away from debts. Keep it on you for good memory.
Chapter 73: Surah Al Muzammil.
The reciter of this Surah will have a peaceful death and keep him away from bad situations. Recited in prayer E Shab or Isha, he’ll be free from sins for the whole day.
If you recite this Surah without missing a day, you’ll see the Prophet in your dreams and whatever you’ll ask from Allah (SWT), would be granted to you. Recited on a Thursday night a hundred times, a hundred sins will be forgiven and a hundred good deeds added to his account and his wish granted.
Chapter 74: Surah Al Muddaththir.
You should recite this Surah if you want to memorise the Holy Qur’an. Your memory will be excellent and you will not die until you have memorized the Qur’an. You will also have no bad luck in life.
Chapter 75: Surah Al Qiyamah.
Recite this Surah regularly, you will rise from your grave with light, your livelihood will increase, you will be under Allah (SWT)’s protection, people will love you and you will be purified and become humble. Your heart will become strong when you drink the water from this Surah. Recite this Surah and act on it; it will come to you smiling with good news on the Day of Judgement.
Chapter 76/77: Surah Ad Dahr/Al Insan
You will go to Paradise if you recite it regularly, on every Thursday morning; the reward is a 100 hoors in heaven, 4000 gardens and a house near the Prophet. The water of this Surah will cure heart disease.
Chapter 78: Surah An Naba.
Recite this Surah daily, you will visit the Holy Qa’aba within a year. If you recite it with the intention of staying awake, you will remain awake. Recite whilst traveling, you will have a safe journey. The water from this Surah will cure stomach ailments.
Chapter 79: Surah An Nazi’a’t
Reciter of this Surah will get as much reward as ten times the stars in the sky.
Chapter 80: Surah Abasa.
The reciter of this Surah will rise from his grave joyfully. The reciter of this Surah will return safely from a journey. One will enter paradise under its shade.
Chapter 81: Surah Al Takweer.
All eye problems will disappear if this Surah is written and hung around the neck. Also by reciting this Surah, eyesight is improved.
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Chapter 82: Surah Al Infitar.
Your faults are hidden during the day of Judgement if this Surah is recited regularly.
Chapter 83: Surah Al Mutaffifin.
The fire of hell will not touch you if you recite this Surah. Recite on any of your treasures or property to safeguard them.
Chapter 84: Surah Al Inshiqaq.
Make an amulet of this Surah for a pregnant lady and remove once the child is born.It also helps in the easy delivery.
Chapter 85: Surah Al Buruj.
Recite this Surah for a sound sleep. It also keeps you far from dangerous places.To stop breast-feeding, make an amulet for the child and this will help him wean the habit.
Chapter 86: Surah Al Tariq.
If you recite this Surah on the medicine before having it, it will become more effective.The water in which you soak the Surah will heal a wound faster if you wash with it.
Chapter 87: Surah Al A’la.
To relieve earaches, recite this Surah and blow on the part that is affected.This Surah is also recommended for curing piles, neck pains and broken limbs.
Chapter 88: Surah Al Ghashiyah.
Recite this Surah to calm a scared and crying child. This Surah cures toothaches.
Chapter 89: Surah Al Fajr.
This is Imam Husain (AS)’s Surah. If you have difficulty conceiving, tie an amulet of this Surah around your waist and then sleep with your spouse.
Chapter 90: Surah Al Balad.
The water of this Surah will relieve nose problems and an amulet will ward off diseases in a child.
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Chapter 91: Surah Ash Shams.
By reciting this Surah daily, it will increase your livelihood and people will always be in agreement with you. Your heart will be strong and you will have good memory.
Chapter 92: Surah Wal Layl.
Recite this Surah 15 times before sleeping and see only good dreams. And if you recite this Surah in the ear of a person who is unconscious or suffering form epilepsy, he will be cured.
Chapter 93: Surah Wad Duha.
Write this Surah over the name of a person who has disappeared, he will come back.
If you have forgotten anything, recite this Surah and the thing will remain in Allah (SWT)’s protection.
Chapter 94: Surah Al Inshirah.
Cure chest pains by reciting this Surah and wear an amulet for palpitations. If a person whose urine has stopped, write this Surah, soak it in water and then drink it, it will cure the ailment,.
Chapter 95: Surah Wat Teen.
Poison will not affect the person who recites on his food.
Chapter 96: Surah Al Alaq.
Recite this Surah for safe travel, from drowning, safekeeping treasures. Recite this Surah in the day or at night and if you die in the course of it, you will die a martyr’s death.
Chapter 97: Surah Al Qadr.
i) Recite 10 times in one sitting, 1000 sins are forgiven.
ii) Recite 15 times after Isha prayers, you’ll be safe until the next night.
iii) Recite this Surah in wajib prayer, all your sins will be forgiven.
iv) Recite this Surah once in Ramadhan and get the reward of fasting for the whole month.
v) Recite this Surah in front of your employer, your work will be done.
vi) Recited 7 times on a mu’mins grave, his sins are forgiven.
Chapter 98: Surah Al Bayyinah.
Hang around the neck for cure of jaundice/white spots on body. Soak the Surah in water, drink and pregnancy stays safe and body swellings disappear. Recite it on food there will be no effect of poison.
Chapter 99: Surah Az Zilzaal.
Recite this Surah to keep you safe from earthquakes and accidental deaths and you will die peaceful and enter heaven. Whoever has been afflicted with facial paralysis should look at this Surah to get cured.
Chapter 100: Surah Al A’adiyat.
Regular recitation of this Surah will be rewarded equally to the whole Qur’an. Your debts will be paid and you will be free from fears. If you are in pain, write this Surah in a new utensil and soak it with rainwater, then add a pinch of Sugar. Drink this water for the pain to subside.
Chapter 101: Surah Al Qariah.
This Surah will increase your livelihood when you recite it regularly. Keep it with you; the door of sustenance will open for you.
Chapter 102: Surah At Takathur.
If you recite this Surah when it rains, your sins will be forgiven. Before sleeping, you will be safe from the squeezing of the grave. If you recite in wajib prayer, you will get the reward of 100 martyrs and in Nafila prayer the reward of 50 martyrs. Recite this Surah for headache and it will get cured.
Chapter 103: Surah Al ASR..
If you recite this Surah on a regular basis, you will have a peaceful death. Also, recite this Surah to cure fever.
Chapter 104: Surah Al Humazah.
An amulet of this Surah worn around your neck will save you from evil eyes.For eye pain, recite this Surah and you will be cured.
Chapter 105: Surah Al Feel.
Troubles will fly away when this Surah is recited over a worried person.
Chapter 106: Surah Al Quraish.
The reciter of this Surah will get the thawaab of a tawaf of Khana e Q’aaba and itteqaf. Doors of sustenance will be open. If you recite this Surah over a heart patient, he will be cured. You recite it on food and it will not harm you.
Chapter 107: Surah Al Ma’un.
Recite this Surah after Isha prayers and you will be under Allah (SWT)’s protection. If you recite this Surah 41 times with 10 salawaats in the beginning and end, you and your children will never be dependant on any body. If you recite this Surah 100 times you will be under Allah (SWT)’s protection till next morning.
Chapter 108: Surah Al Kauthar.
If you recite this Surah on a Thursday night, you will see the Prophet (SAW) in your dreams. Whoever recites this in his wajib and Nafila prayers will get to drink the water of Kauther.
Chapter 109: Surah Al Kafiroon.
If this Surah is recited 100 times before the rising of the sun on a Friday Morning, your wishes will be granted. If you recite this Surah, you will get the reward of reciting quarter of the Holy Qur’an. Whenever you travel to accomplish a mission, recite these five surahs: Surah Al Kafiroon; An Nasr;At Tawheed;Al Falaq and An Naas after which you recite “deeni Islam.
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Chapter 110: Surah An Nasr.
The reciter of this Surah will get the reward of being with the Prophet on the day he conquered Mecca.
Chapter 111: Surah Al Lahab.
The reciter of this Surah should curse Abu Lahab. Reciting this Surah regularly, helps in the cure of stomach ails. For a peaceful sleep, recite before going to bed.
Chapter 112: Surah Al Ikhlaas.
The reciter of this Surah gets the reward of a quarter of the Holy Qur’an. Recite 12 times, there will be palaces, 100 times 25 years sins are forgiven, but on the grounds he has not killed and not usurped someone’s rights. Recite 1000 times, death will not come until the palace is built in Jannah. Before entering home, recite once and sustenance is increased. Recite 10 times for a safe journey. In prayer E Shab, this Surah ,if recited 30 times in both rakaat all your sins are forgiven. Recite 11 times in the graveyard to gift the buried ones.
Chapter 113: Surah Al Falaq.
In Ramadhan recitation of this Surah in wajib and Nafila prayer, you are rewarded the thawaab of Mecca’s fasting. In Layl prayer the recitation of this Surah and Surah an Naas is accepted by Allah (SWT)
Chapter 114: Surah An Naas
Recitation of this Surah every night keeps the false doubts, evil, jinn’s are kept away. An amulet for a child keeps evil away. Whenever this Surah is recited where there is pain, it will vanish.
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1) Pain subsides if the Surah is recited on any body pain.
2) If this Surah does not give relief from pain, nothing else can.
3) Imam Jafar As Sadiq (AS) said: “AL – HAMD” whose beginning is Praise, middle is Purification and the end is Supplication. ”
4) Anyone who listens to some one reciting the Surah, he will receive the equal reward.
Insha Allah please do remember the entire Ummah in your kind and concerned duahs.
Love Of Quran

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LOVE OF QURAN





It is an undeniable fact that no book was ever held as dear as the Quran. There are numerous inspiring stories of peoples love of Quran. We need not go in the distinct past; a look at the biographies of our Ulama who passed away in the recent years is enough to prove this fact. Ramadan is the month of Quran, so we mention a few stories of the servants of Quran.

(1) Syed Ata Ullah Shah Bukhari (رحمۃ اللہ علیہ) was blessed with immense love of Quran. He used to say in his speeches: In my life, there is only one thing that I love and only one thing that I hate. It is Quran that I love and it is the British that I hate. In fact his love of Quran would force him to hate the British. Jews and Christians harbour hardnosed enmity towards Islam and this fact is spread over the holy pages of Quran.

(2) Hazrat Maulana Qari Fateh Muhammad had devoted himself for the service of Quran. Mufti Taqi Usmani rightly says: Qari Fateh Muhammad was a living miracle of Quran. His tongue was all the time busy reciting the Quran. He was always engrossed in thinking the best ways of spreading Quran education. He was at home in different accents of recitation. During Ramadan, he would lead the prayer of traveeh and recite seven to ten parts of Quran in one night. In this way he would complete the Quran in three or four days. Then he would again recite the whole Quran in some other accent. By the end of Ramadan he would recite the Quran for about ten times in traveeh alone.

(3) Sheikh-ul-Hadith Maulana Zakariya (رحمۃ اللہ علیہ) was a hafiz and recite the Quran immensely. For 42 years, it had been his routine that he would recite the whole Quran in each day of Ramadan. About his family women, he used to say, Our family women spend most of their night time in listening to Quran and in the day time, it is their routine to recite about one half of the Quran. My grandmother was hafiz and it was her routine to recite one manzil of the Quran daily. And during Ramadan, she would recite the whole Quran plus one-third of it again in one day. In addition to this, she would recite thousands of tasbeeh as her permanent routine.

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(4) Hazrat Mufti Rasheed Ahmad (رحمۃ اللہ علیہ) memorized the whole Quran in just three months at the age of 46 years. He did this in such a way that he would easily memorize one part of the Quran in one hour. Despite his tough scholarly engagements, he would spend a large amount of his time in reciting the Quran. He would recite five parts in day and as many at night in tahajjud prayer.

(5) Maulana Subhan Mahmud, sheikh-ul-hadith of Darul Uloom Karachi, was blessed with a special fondness of reciting the Quran. For a long time, it was his routine to recite the whole Quran daily. On becoming old and weak, he would recite more 18 parts of Quran. He continued with this routine till the day he breathed his last. During Ramadan, he would set aside all other activities and remained busy reciting the Quran day and night.

(6) Hazrat Qari Raheem Bukhsh was blessed with such immense love of Quran that except for natural human needs, he would not spend a single moment in which he was not teaching or reciting the Quran. His punctuality was proverbial. He never absented himself from teaching duty during 40 years. Whatever salary he withdrew from the madrasah, he returned it to the madrasah in a short period. His son Qari Abdullah said, Since childhood, I never see my father miss his tahajjud prayer. He would recite three parts of Quran in tahajjud prayer.

Our history is full of Quran lovers. They were the people who not only recited the Quran by tongue but their every word and action gave the fragrance of Quran, and their routines and prayers were practical explanation of Quran.

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The Qur'an Knowledge, and Science
Knowledge
The Description of Knowledge in the Qur'an and by the Prophet (saas).
There are plenty of references to knowledge and the pursuit of knowledge in the Qur'an.The general feeling they leave the reader with is that the possessor of knowledge or wisdom has been given a very powerful gift, and that the pursuit of knowledge is something which should be done actively by everyone. Here are a few verses on the subject:
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[96:1-5] Read! In the name of your Lord who created - Created the human from something which clings. Read! And your Lord is Most Bountiful - He who taught (the use of) the Pen, Taught the human that which he knew not.
These five verses make up the first passage revealed from the Qur'an to mankind through the Prophet Muhammad (saas). It is interesting that of all the things which Allah chose to begin His revelation with is related to the actions of reading and writing, especially the latter. The ability to write and store information is described by Professor Carl Sagan in his book COSMOS: "Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people, citizens of distant epochs, who never knew one another. Books break the shackles of time, proof that humans can work magic."[21]
[2:269] He [Allah] grants wisdom to whom He pleases; and he to whom wisdom is granted indeed receives a benefit overflowing. But none will grasp the Message except men of understanding.
[20:114] High above all is Allah, the King, the Truth. Do not be in haste with the Qur'an before its revelation to you is completed, but say, "O my Sustainer! Increase my knowledge."
[3:190-191] Verily in the creation of the heavens and the earth, and the alternation of night and day - there are indeed signs for men of understanding; Men who remember Allah, standing, sitting, and lying down on their sides, and contemplate the creation of the heavens and the earth (with the thought) "Our Lord! Not for nothing have You created (all) this. Glory to You! Give us salvation from the suffering of the Fire."
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These verses are a clear demonstration that 'science' and 'religion' were NOT meant to be fundamentally incompatible with each other by Allah. In fact, verses [3:190-191] strongly imply that "contemplating" the world around us is an integral part of faith.
[29:20] Say: Travel through the earth and see how Allah originated creation; so will Allah produce the second creation (of the Afterlife): for Allah has power over all things.
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There are also references in the Qur'an describing the value (in the sight of Allah) of a knowledgeable person as opposed to an ignorant person. They are not equal:
[39:9] ...Say: Are those equal, those who know and those who do not know? It is those who are endued with understanding that remember (Allah's Message).
[58:11] ...Allah will raise up to (suitable) ranks (and degrees) those of you who believe and who have been granted knowledge.
The first source of Islam is the Qur'an - and we have seen some verses above on the subject of knowledge. The second source is the life of Prophet Muhammad (saas). Here are a few of the Prophet's sayings on the subject of knowledge:
"Upon a person whom Allah desires good, He bestows the knowledge of faith." - from the hadith collections of Bukhari and Muslim
"A person who follows a path for acquiring knowledge, Allah will make easy the passage to Paradise for him."-from the collection of Muslim
"A Muslim is never satiated in his quest for good (knowledge) till it ends in Paradise."- from the collection of Tirmidhi
The Relationship between the Qur'an and Modern Science.
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Modern scientific theory today finds itself quite close to the Qur'an. There are at least two reasons behind this observation. The first is the lack of inconsistencies between the Qur'an and observable natural phenomena. Science has not been able to produce theories or experiments that fundamentally contradict the Qur'an. Had our science done so, either our understanding of the Qur'an or of the world would have been to blame: the Qur'an itself is true for all times. The second reason for the remarkable harmony between the Qur'an and science is the presence in the Qur'an itself of very clear and positive encouragement to contemplate and investigate the world around us. As the verses quoted above indicate, Allah has not forbidden man to question, and in fact, it seems He wants us to do so.
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However, the Qur'an goes beyond simply encouraging all human beings to be aware of the natural world. It also contains widely dispersed references on a variety of subjects which are not only scientifically accurate, but in some cases, quite advanced relative to the time of the Prophet Muhammad (saas). For the Muslim who reads and understands these references, they serve to strengthen his or her faith of course. For the non-Muslim who questions the authenticity or authorship of the Qur'an, these references provide some interesting answers. One possible reason for these Qur'anic verses which describe the natural world can be found in the following verse:
[41:53] soon will We show them Our Signs in the (farthest) horizons, and within themselves, until it becomes manifest to them that it is the Truth.
The historical event which this verse alludes to is the conquest of Makkah. However, almost every verse in the Qur'an carries a historical and a universal meaning, and therefore one possible interpretation of this verse is that it refers to the gradual discovery of greater and greater natural "evidence" of the Creator's involvement in our world. Two of the most important and most fascinating goals of modern science are to peer farther and farther out to the edge of the universe, and to look deeper and deeper into the structure of the human body. It is in these two areas that we find the "signature" of Allah's creative power at its strongest.
A- Selection of Qur'anic Verses which Comment on the Natural World.
A. - On the ongoing process of creation
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[16:8]...and He creates other things beyond your knowledge.
[24:45]...Allah creates what He wills.
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These two verses, among others, indicate that Allah has not 'finished' creation; rather, it is an ongoing process. This is very significant from a scientific point of view because we are gradually beginning to observe and understand certain natural phenomena which are still in a process of formation. One prime example is our observation of still- emerging galaxies from huge clouds of nebulae. Another is the evolution of species, with its associated evidence of strange and exotic "intermediate" life forms turned into fossils. These two examples are just the tip of the iceberg; the following excerpt from the physicist Paul Davies' book The Cosmic Blueprint underscores the growing awareness of continuous creation:
"An increasing number of scientists and writers have come to realize that the ability of the physical world to organize itself constitutes a fundamental, and deeply mysterious, property of the universe. The fact that nature has creative power, and is able to produce a progressively richer variety of complex forms and structures, challenges the very foundation of contemporary science. 'The greatest riddle of cosmology,' writes Karl Popper, the well-known philosopher, 'may well be...that the universe is, in a sense, creative.'"[21]
B. -On pollution and the wasting of natural resources.
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[30:41] Rottenness (decay/corruption) has appeared on land and sea because of what the hands of men have earned, that (Allah) may give them a taste of some of their deeds, in order that they may turn back (from evil).
[7:31] O Children of Adam! Wear your beautiful apparel at every time and place of prayer; eat and drink, but waste not by excess, for Allah does not love those who waste.
The importance of understanding the ecological consequences of our actions as individuals or as a society was not fully appreciated until this century. We now understand that we cannot alter the face of the earth indiscriminately without paying some penalty, which may be disastrous. We also understand that caution ought to be applied globally, not just locally but truly "on land and sea". Ecological awareness does not imply asceticism however. According to the Qur'an, we are not forbidden to take pleasure in this life, however we are forbidden from wasting resources needlessly.
C. - On the dual nature of iron
[57:25] ...And We sent down iron in which is mighty harm, as well as many benefits for mankind...
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Iron is one of two metals found abundantly on the earth (aluminum being the other). It was known to many ancient civilizations, and is the most important metal we use today. The general description of it in the Qur'an was accurate in the time of the ancients, and it is even more so today: iron is the basis for most weapons of war and most of the everyday tools which we work with.
D. - On the origin of life in water.
[21:30] ...And We made every living thing from water...
[24:45] And Allah has created every animal from water...
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Modern scientific theory on the origin of life was not firmly established up until the last two or three centuries. Prior to that, the predominant theory on the origin of life was based on a concept called "spontaneous generation" where living creatures literally popped out of inanimate matter spontaneously and continuously. This view was discredited with the work of many Renaissance scientists including Harvey and Redi, and in the 1850's, Louis Pasteur's research on bacteriology sealed the coffin on this theory. Starting with the work of Huxley up to the present day, an alternative theory has been proposed where life is understood to have emerged from a long, increasingly complex chain of chemical reactions. These reactions are believed to have begun in the depths of the oceans because the atmosphere was not sufficiently developed to protect living organisms from ultraviolet radiation:
"...it is believed that early forms of life developed in oceans or pools...It has been suggested that the colonization of land, about 425,000,000 years ago, was possible only because enough ozone was then produced to shield the surface from ultraviolet light for the first time." [20]
This idea of life originating in the oceans is strongly supported by the two Qur'anic verses quoted above.
It is important to note however that the Qur'an does NOT contain an exclusive endorsement for evolution. While the verses quoted above indicate beyond any doubt that Allah created all living things from water, there are many other verses that emphasize His Absolute power over everything.
[41:39] "...For He (Allah) has power over all things."
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[3:47] "...when He has decreed a matter, He only says to it, 'Be', and it is."
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E. - On the diversity of mankind.....
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[30:22] And among His Signs is the creation of the heavens and the earth, and the variations in your languages and your colors; verily in that are Signs for those who know.
[49:13] O mankind! We created you from a male and female, and made you into nations and tribes, that you may know each other. Verily the most honored of you in the sight of Allah is the one who is most deeply conscious of Him...
The racial and linguistic differences between humans are not meant as reasons to discriminate. Allah simply describes this diversity as a part of His creative power, and He does not single out any race as being inherently superior to the others. The emphasis in [49:13], in fact, is to learn to communicate with one another.
F. - On the Water Cycle.
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Most of us are familiar with the water cycle from our classes in middle school, where we learned how a drop of seawater evaporates, then becomes a drop of rainwater, and then finally returns to the sea via rivers or underground channels. The first person in modern times to understand this process was Bernard Palissy who described it correctly in 1580 [10]. Prior to him, most of the ancient Greek and Roman scholars had various incomplete or incorrect theories on the water cycle (Plato, for example, believed that precipitation eventually descended into the abyss called Tartarus and from there it fed into the oceans [10]).
The Qur'an does not give a complete description of the water cycle from start to end, however there are a few precise references to specific stages. Perhaps the most fascinating of these references are the following two verses on rain clouds:
[30:48] It is Allah Who sends the winds, and then they raise clouds: then He spreads them in the sky as He wills and makes them dark, then you see the drops issue from the midst of them...
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[24:43] Don't you see how Allah drives clouds with force, then joins them together, then makes them into a heap? - then you see the drops issue from the midst of them. And He sends down from the sky mountains (of clouds) wherein is hail: He strikes therewith whom He pleases and He turns it away from whom He pleases. The flash of His lightning well-nigh snatches away the sight.
The two verses are describing the stages in the formation of rain clouds, which is in turn a stage in the water cycle. A close examination of these two verses suggests that they make reference to two different phenomena, one of "spreading" the clouds and the other of "joining" them together, two different processes by which rain clouds might be formed.
Modern meteorology has come to this very conclusion within the last two centuries. [17,18,19]
There are two types of clouds which can yield precipitation, and they are classified by their shape: stratus (layer-type) and cumulus (heap- type). The precipitative layer clouds are further subdivided into stratus and nimbostratus (nimbo meaning rain). The first verse above on rain clouds ([30:48]) precisely sums up the formation of layer rain clouds. It is known today that these types of clouds are started under conditions of gradual, rising winds:
"...and then they [winds] raise clouds..." [30:48]
Next, the cloud takes on its distinctive shape, that of a layer:
"...then He spreads them..." [30:48]
If the conditions are right (i.e. low enough temperature, high enough humidity, etc.), the cloud droplets further condense into (larger) rain droplets, and we observe this effect from the ground as a darkening of the cloud layer:
"...and makes them dark..." [30:48]
Finally, drops of rain fall from the cloud.
"...then you see the drops issue from the midst of them..." [30:48]
The second type of precipitative cloud is the heap type, and it is subdivided into cumulus, cumulonimbus, and stratocumulus. These clouds are characterized by being puffy-shaped and piled upon each other. Cumulus and cumulonimbus are the true heap clouds - stratocumulus is a form of degenerated, spread-out cumulus [18]. The second verse above on rain clouds ([24:43]) describes the formation of heap rain clouds. These clouds are formed under conditions of strong updrafts (thermals) and downdrafts of air:
"...drives clouds with force..." [24:43]
As the puffs of clouds form, they may unite into a single giant cloud, all piled up on top of one another:
"...then joins them together, then makes them into a heap..." [24:43]
At this point, either a cumulus or a cumulonimbus cloud has formed - either of which can yield rain. The rest of the verse is applicable to the case of a cumulonimbus (which is familiar to all of us as the towering thunderstorm cloud). If the heap cloud assumes large vertical proportions, then it can appear to the observer on the ground as a huge mountain or hill, but more importantly, by extending high into the atmosphere, the upper cloud droplets can freeze and thereby yield hail [17, 18]:
"...And He sends down from the sky mountains (of clouds) wherein is hail..." [24:43]
Finally, cumulonimbus clouds (i.e. thunderstorms) can have one last vivid property: lightning [17, 18]:
"...The flash of His lightning well-nigh snatches away the sight..." [24:43]
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Other Qur'anic verses deal with more stages in the water cycle.
[23:18] And We send down water from the sky according to (due) measure, then We cause it soak into the soil. And We are most certainly able to withdraw it.
This is a single verse stating that rainfall is absorbed into the ground and that it can eventually be removed (drained).
[13:17] He sends down water from the sky, and the rivers flow, each according to its measure...
[39:21] Don't you see that Allah sends down rain from the sky, and leads it through the springs in the earth?...
Two methods by which absorbed rainfall is moved are described here: surface and underground rivers.
There are other references in the Qur'an to the water cycle (e.g. [40:13], [23:18], [25:48], [29:63], and others) , and all of them have the same property as the verses quoted above: modern scientific findings are fully compatible with them [10].
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A few other verses also deal with water but in a slightly different context. They are not nearly as numerous as the verses on the water cycle.
[56:68-69] Do you see the water which you drink? Do you bring it down from the cloud or do We?
This rhetorical question emphasizes our inability to fulfill one of our oldest dreams: to control the rain. The fact is we cannot make it rain unless a pre-existing cloud is in the vicinity - and then only under the proper conditions, and even then we are not assured of success. The cloud should have different sized cloud particles, a high rate of condensation from the rising air, and good vertical development. If all of these characteristics are present, then we MAY coax some more rain out through cloud seeding and various other techniques. However, modern meteorologists are unsure of its effectiveness. Regardless, it is the presence of the necessary preconditions which we have no control over, and this ultimately stops us from arbitrarily bringing down the water of any cloud in the form of rain [10].
The following verse describes a property of large rivers.
[25:53] It is He who has caused to mix freely the two great bodies of water, this one pleasant-tasting and sweet and this one salty and bitter, and He made between them a barrier and a forbidding ban.
A description of the estuaries of large rivers is supplied by the verse above. These estuaries are relatively unusual because the outgoing fresh water of the river does not immediately mix with the salt water of the sea into which the river empties. Instead, the fresh water penetrates deep into the salt water body before any mixing occurs, far from the mouth of the river. Small rivers do not have this property. [10]
Finally, one more reference to clouds.
[52:44] And were they to see a piece of the sky falling down, they would (only) say "Heaps of clouds!"
Another reference to clouds but this time in the context of responding to a challenge by an earlier peoples who ridiculed a prophet by asking him to cause a piece of the sky to fall on them, apparently thinking it to be a solid cap around the earth. Allah refutes their challenge here, declaring that they would only find a pile of clouds, something all of us would understand today. [10]
G. - On Human Embryological and Fetal Development
The Qur'an has an extensive amount of information on the growth of the human embryo and fetus, especially the former. Before presenting this information, it may be helpful to provide a brief outline of human development in the womb as modern science understands it. [10]
1. An unfertilized egg is produced by the female, and is subsequently placed in her Fallopian tubes.
2. The male cohabits with the female, and a single sperm cell fertilizes the egg.
3. The fertilized egg retreats into the uterus, and attaches itself to the uterine wall.
4. Embryological growth (roughly 3 months).
5. Fetal growth (6 months).
6. Birth
We will examine some of these stages in greater detail as the verses in the Qur'an require. First, however, two verses which give a general overview of human development:
[71:14] ...seeing that it is He (Allah) Who has created you in stages...
fetal Development
[35:11] And Allah created you from dust, then from a drop...
The first verse is a very general, yet accurate description of our creation as coming in stages (see the six-step outline above). The second verse puts some perspective on the whole affair: how man originally came from dust (Adam), and then from a drop.
There are at least four specific details regarding human development in the Qur'an which modern science has revealed only within the last few centuries, and in some cases only in this present century. The first concerns the emission of semen:
[75:37] Was he (man) not a drop of semen emitted?
In spite of the large amount of liquid which can be produced by a man during human intercourse, this verse emphasizes that only a small drop of it is important.
The second important detail in the Qur'an on human development is the description of the fertilizing liquid (i.e. semen):
[86:6] He (man) is created from a gushing liquid.
[76:2] We created the human from a drop which is a mixture...
[32:8] Then He (Allah) made his (Adam's) progeny from a quintessence of a despised liquid.
The second and third verses relate to the contents of semen. Modern science has established that semen is in fact a composition of different secretions which come from four different glands during ejaculation: the testicles, the seminal vesicles, the prostate gland, and the urinary tract glands. The actual sperm cells come from the testicles; the other three glands produce no fertilizing agents. The Qur'an goes farther than just informing us that semen is a mixture of liquids. It tells us in [32:8] that only the "quintessence" of the liquid is used (the "despised" comes from the fact that semen is emitted from the same place as urine, and thus may be despicable in some people's sight). The Arabic word for "quintessence" in this verse signifies extracting the absolute best out of something. The numbers tell the story: a normal ejaculation involves about 3 ml of fluid containing between 120,000,000 and 150,000,000 sperm cells. Of these cells, only one fertilizes the egg in the female, and this is the point which [32:8] alludes to [15].
A third detail of human development mentioned in the Qur'an concerns the newly fertilized egg:
[75:37-38] Was he (man) not a drop of semen emitted? Then he did become something leech-like which clings...
Recent observations of the fertilized egg in the womb have revealed that the egg literally implants itself into the uterine wall. It "clings" in the strongest sense, and it remains like so in the early stage of development. On top of that, the developing organism acts as a leech on the female host in the sense that it draws its sustenance directly from its mother's body [10].
Finally, the Qur'an gives a fascinating account of embryological development (the first three months) in the following verses (certain words have been transliterated directly from the Arabic):
[23:14] ...We made the drop into an ALAQAH (leech-like structure), and then We changed the ALAQAH into a MUDGHAH (chewed-like substance), then We changed the MUDGHAH into IDHAAM (bones, skeleton), then We clothed the IDHAAM with LAHM (flesh, muscles), then We caused him to grow and come into being as another creation.
[22:5] ...We created you out of dust, then out of a drop, then out of a MUDGHAH, partly formed and partly unformed...
Verse [23:14] divides embryological development into four stages. The first stage picks up right after fertilization ("drop"), and is characterized by an ALAQAH or "leech-like structure" which describes how the egg implants itself into the uterus (see above). The second stage describes the embryo as evolving into a MUDGHAH which means something which has been chewed (especially a piece of meat), or which has the appearance of having been chewed. This seemingly crude description is in fact quite accurate: after the fertilized egg lodges itself in the uterus, it begins to receive its first nutrients and energy from its mother. Consequently, it begins to grow especially rapidly, and after a week or two it looks like a ragged piece of meat to the naked eye. This effect is enhanced by the development of small buds and protrusions which will eventually grow into complete organs and limbs.
The next two stages described in verse [23:14] tell of bones being made from the MUDGHAH, followed by the "clothing" of the bones with flesh or muscles. If we follow the progress of the embryo with our own eyes, we find that after approximately four weeks, a process called 'differentiation' begins, where groups of cells within the embryo transform themselves to form certain large organs. One of the earliest structures to develop in this stage is the cartilaginous basis of the human skeleton (in subsequent months, the cartilage hardens or ossifies). It is followed soon after by the appearance of a host of other organs including muscles, ears, eyes, kidneys, heart, and more. This maintains the order described in the Qur'an. Verse [23:14] concludes with the growth of the organism in the womb (and simple growth is the primary characteristic of the fetal stage) followed by its birth.
Verse [22:5] adds one more interesting note on the embryo. In this verse, the MUDGHAH is qualified with the phrase
"partly formed and partly unformed."
As alluded to above, our modern observations of embryological development have revealed how different structures and organs develop one after another through differentiation. This gives rise to unusual situations where the embryo is unevenly formed (i.e. lungs but no ears for example). [11,16]
H. - On Cosmology....

Of all the references in the Qur'an to scientific matters, the most numerous are on the creation and structure of the universe and the earth. This area is singled out in several verses like the one below as an example of Allah's creative power:
[45:3] Verily, in the heavens and the earth are signs for those who believe.
For a much more detailed exposition of the Qur'an and cosmology (and science in general), interested readers should consider reading M. Bucaille's book 'The Bible, The Qur'an, and Science' [10]. Below, a brief summary of some of the more powerful verses.
First, a verse which makes a small note regarding the age of mankind with respect to the universe:
[76:1] Has there not been over Man a long period of Time when he was not yet a thing thought of?
The Arabic word for "Time" in this verse is "Dahr" and it can mean either all of eternity or simply a tremendously long time. Modern science can help us understand this verse better. The first appearance of humans on this earth is estimated to have occurred on the order of one million years ago. The age of the universe, on the other hand, is estimated at roughly fifteen billion years. If we normalize the age of the universe to one day, then man would be less than six seconds old.
The following verse deals with the creation of the heavens and the earth.
[50:38] And We created the heavens and the earth and all between them in six days, and nothing touched us of weariness.
Noble Quran
Notice the sharp counterpoint to the Bible at the end of this verse regarding whether Allah "rested" after the sixth day from tiredness. However, a more subtle yet perhaps vastly more important difference is brought out when we look at the first verse in the Bible, Genesis [1:1]:
Bible [1:1] In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.
There is no mention of "and all between them", as opposed to the Qur'an (which refers to this in several verses, no less). Modern science has just within this last century discovered that much of the mass of the universe is contained in the vast spaces between galaxies and stars (ignoring for the moment the possibility of 'dark matter' which would only make a stronger point). In spite of having only a single hydrogen atom every few cubic meters on average (interstellar material), the universe is so huge that the "empty" space may account for more of the total universe's mass than all the stars combined - at the very least, it is a significant amount. Thus, it is an important omission to leave out "all between" the earth and the other stars and galaxies ("heavens").
As to the debate which has wracked Christianity and Judaism for centuries regarding the meaning of "six days", the word "days" in classical Arabic has a secondary meaning of a "very long time" or an "era" [12]. The Qur'an, however, presents a conclusive answer to this question via the following three verses scattered throughout the text:
[22:47] And yet they ask you to hasten on the Punishment! But Allah will not fail in His promise. Verily a Day in the sight of your Lord is like a thousand years of your reckoning.
[32:5] He (Allah) directs (all) affairs from the heavens to the earth: in the end will (all affairs) go up to Him on a Day the space whereof will be (as) a thousand years of your reckoning.
[70:4] The angels and the Spirit ascend to Him in a Day the space whereof is (as) fifty thousand years.
It is clear from these verses that a "day" in the Qur'an can easily have different meanings in different contexts, and is thus not constrained to mean a strict 24-hour period.
The next two verses address certain details of creation.
[21:30] Don't those who reject faith see that the heavens and the earth were a single entity then We ripped them apart?...
[41:11] Moreover, He applied His design to the heavens, while it was (yet) vapor,and He said to it and to the earth, "Come (into being), willingly or unwillingly." They said, "We do come in obedience."
Verse [21:30] foreshadows the modern cosmological theory known as the Big Bang theory wherein all matter is presumed to have originated from a violent explosion. Verse [41:11] refers to a later stage in creation, one in which a cosmologist would describe the universe as filled with a nebulous gas undergoing a slow coalescence into gross structures such as clusters, galaxies, stars, and so on. The words of these two verses may seem coarse and simplistic to the modern eye, but this does not detract from their general accuracy.
Then there are verses that speak of the sun and the moon.
[25:61] Blessed is He Who put in the heavens constellations, and put in it a lamp and a light-giving moon.
This verse emphasizes the sun as a direct source of light ("lamp"), whereas the moon is not given this title. Man has long since established that the moon's light is simply reflected sunlight.
[55:5] The sun and the moon follow precise courses.
Sun And Moon
The meaning of this verse is obvious, and we have known the mathematical description of these "courses" since Kepler and Newton formulated them several centuries ago.
[21:33] It is He Who created the night and the day, and the sun and the moon: all swim along, each in its rounded course.
Day and Night
This verse supplements the previous one: here, we learn that the sun and moon follow "rounded courses." It is significant that the Arabic word used here - "falak" - does not mean circular course, just rounded. Kepler was the first European astronomer to realize that the paths of the planets and the moon are elliptical.It was not until later, though, that astronomers also realized that the sun has an orbit as well - around the center of the Milky Way.
The Qur'an contains a number of verses on the structure and contents of the universe. There are too many to list here, but the following three form an interesting sample:
[51:47] And the heavens We did create with Our Hands, and We do cause it to expand.
Flatly stating what Einstein refused to believe at first, this verse anticipates Hubble's discovery of the expanding universe by approximately thirteen centuries. This verse makes a very clear point that the expansion is continuous (until the Day of Judgement, which is guaranteed by Allah to come upon us unexpectedly).
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[42:29] And among His signs is the creation of the heavens and the earth, and the living creatures that He has scattered through both of them...
[45:13] And He has subjected to you (man), from Him, all that is in the heavens and on earth: behold, in that are signs indeed for those who reflect.
These two verses are extremely interesting. Not only does the first one very strongly imply the existence of living creatures on other planets throughout the universe, but the second tells us that the heavens are "subject" to us. With a little imagination, we (or perhaps our children) can begin dreaming of the possibility of interstellar travel - and not just confined to our own solar system!
God is one
Quran The Miracle of Miracles

"Say: If the whole of mankind and jinn's were to gather together to produce the like of this Qur'an, they could not produce the like thereof, even if they backed up each other with help and support."
Mircale
What is a miracle?
I think it is necessary that we have a clear picture of what we mean by a miracle. Here are some definitions:
"An event that appears so inexplicable by the laws of nature, that it is held to be supernatural in origin or an act of God."
"A person, thing or event that excites admiring awe."
"An act beyond human power, an impossibility."
It is logical that greater the impossibility, greater the miracle. For example, should a person expire before our very eyes and is certified dead by a qualified medical man, yet later on a mystic or a saint commands the corpse to 'arise!', and to everybody's astonishment the person gets up and walks away , we would label that as a miracle. But if the resurrection of the dead took place after the corpse had been in the mortuary for three days, then we would acclaim this as a greater miracle. And if the dead was made to arise from the grave, decades or centuries after the body had decomposed and rotted away, then in that case we would label it the greatest miracle of them all!
A Common Trait
It has been a common trait of mankind since time immemorial that whenever a guide from God appeared to redirect their steps into the will and plan of God; they demanded supernatural proofs from these men of God, instead of accepting message on its merit.

For example, when Jesus Christ (pbuh) began to preach to his people - "the children of Israel" - to mend their ways and to refrain from mere legalistic formalism and imbibe the true spirit of the laws and commandments of god, his 'people' demanded miracles from him to prove his bona fides (his authenticity , his genuineness), as recorded in the Christian scriptures:
Quirk Continues
Some six hundred years after the birth of Jesus (pbuh), Muhammad (pbuh) the messenger of God was born in Makkah in Arabia. When he proclaimed his mission at the age of forty, his fellow countrymen, the mushriks of makkah made an identical request for miracles, as had the Jews, from their promised Messiah. Text book style, it was as if the Arabs had taken a leaf from the Christian records. History has a habit of repeating itself!
Quran Miracles
And they say: why are not signs sent down to him from his lord? [Quran 29:50]
SIGNS! WHAT SIGNS!!
"Miracles ? Cries he, what miracles would you have? Are not you yourselves there? God made you 'shaped you out of a little clay.' Ye were small once; a few years ago ye were not at all. Ye have beauty, strength, thoughts, 'ye have compassion on one another.' Old age comes-on you, and grey hairs; your strength fades into feebleness: ye sink down, and again are not. 'Ye have compassion on one another': This struck me much: Allah might have made you having no compassion on one another, how had it been then! this is a great direct though, a glance at first-hand into the very fact of things...." "(On heroes hero-worship and the heroic in history"), by Thomas Carlyle.
"This Struck Me Much"
This, that "ye have compassion on one another", impressed Thomas Carlyle most from his perusal of an English translation. I presume, there verse that motivated this sentiment is:

1. And among his signs is this, that he created for you mates from among yourselves, that ye may dwell in tranquility with them. and he has put love and mercy between your (hearts): verily in that are signs for those who reflect. (emphasis added) Translation by A Yusuf ALi [Qur'an 30:21]

2. And one of his signs it is, that he hath created wives for you of your own species that ye may dwell with them, and hath put love and tenderness between you. herein truly are signs for those who reflect (emphasis added) Translation by Rev. J.M. Rodwell(M.A.)

3. By another sign he gave you wives from among yourselves, that ye might live in joy with them, and planted love and kindness into your hearts. surely there are signs in this for thinking men (emphasis added) Translation by N.J. Dawood.

Taint is in the Motive
Carlyle is very charitable to his fellow countryman. The motives of George sale, who pioneered an English translation of the Holy Quran, were suspect. He makes no secret of his antagonism to the holy book of Islam. In his preface to his translation in 1734 he made it known that it was his avowed intention to expose the man Mohammad and his forgery. He records: "who can apprehend any danger from so manifest a forgery?... The protestants alone are able to attack the Koran with success; and for them, I trust, providence has reserved the glory of its overthrow." George Sale, And he set to work with his prejudiced translation. You will be able to judge how 'fair' and scholarly George sale was from the very verse which 'struck' (carlyle) 'much!' Compare it with the three example already given by a Muslim, a Christian and a Jew: And of his signs another is, that he had created you , out of yourselves, wives that ye may cohabit with them, and hath put love and compassion between you.Every word of the Quranic text is meticulously chosen, chiseled and placed by the All-Wise himself. They carry God's 'fingerprint', and are signs of God. And yet, the spiritually jaundiced...
Ask For A Sign
What signs?? They mean some special kinds of signs or miracles such as their own foolish minds dictate. Everything is possible for God, but God is not going to humor the follies of men or listen to their false demands. He has sent his messenger to explain his signs clearly, and to warn them of the consequences of rejection. Is that not enough? The trend of their demand is generally as follows:

In specific terms they asked that he - Muhammad (pbuh) - 'Put a ladder up to heaven an bring down a book from God in their very sight' - "Then we would believe," they said. Or "ye see the mountain yonder, turn it into gold' - "then we would believe." or 'make streams to gush out in the desert' - "then we would believe."

Now listen to the soft, sweet reasoning of Muhammad (pbuh) against the unreasonable and sceptical demands of the mushriks - "Do I say to you, verily I am an angel? Do I say to you, verily in my hands are the treasures of God? Only, what is revealed to me do I follow." Listen further to the most dignified reply he is commanded by his Lord to give the unbelievers.
Two Proofs
As a proof of the divine authorship and the miraculous nature of the Quran, two arguments are advanced by the almighty Himself:

1. 'that we' (God Almighty) have revealed to you (O Muhammad!) 'the book to you' who art absolutely an unlearned person. An 'ummi' prophet. One who cannot read or write. One who cannot sign his own name. Let Thomas Carlyle testify regarding the educational qualifications of Muhammad -

2. one other circumstance we must not forget: that he had no school learning; of the thing we call school-learning none at all.' Moreover the divine author (God Almighty) himself testifies to the veracity of Muhammad's (pbuh) claim that he could never have composed the contents of the holy Quran; he could not have been its author:

"And thou (O Muhammad) was not (able) to recite a book before this (book came), nor art thou (able) to transcribe it with thy right hand: In that case, indeed, would the talkers of vanities have doubted." [Qur'an 29:48].
Consistency
It is inconceivable that any human author would remain consistent in this teachings and his preaching for a period of over two decades. From the age of forty, when Muhammad (pbuh) received his first call from heaven to the age sixty-three when he breathed his last, for twenty-three years the holy prophet practiced and preached Islam. In those twenty-three years, he passed through the most conflicting vicissitudes of life. Any man, during the course of such a mission, would be forced by circumstances to make 'honorable' compromises, and cannot help contradicting himself. No man can ever write the same always, as the message of the holy Quran is: consistent with itself, throughout! Or is it that the unbelievers objections are merely argument, refractory, against their own better light and judgment.? Furthermore, the holy Quran contains or mentions many matters relating to the nature of the universe which were unknown to man before but which subsequently through evolution and discoveries of Science have fully confirmed - a field where an untutored mind would have most certainly lost in wild and contradictory speculations!
Self-Evident Proof
Again and again when miracles are demanded from the prophet of God by the cynical and frivolous few, he is made to point to the Quran - message from high - as 'the miracle.' The miracle or miracles! And men of wisdom, people with literary and spiritual insight, who were honest enough to themselves, recognized and accepted al-quran as an a genuine miracle.
Quran The Miracle
Says the holy Quran:

"Nay here are signs self-evident in the hearts of those endowed with knowledge: 
And none but the unjust reject our signs." [Quran 29:49].