Qur'an


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Qur·'an

or Qur·an  (kə-răn′, -rän′, kô-, kō-)
n.
Variants of Koran.
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Qur'an

(kʊˈrɑːn; -ˈræn)
n
(Koran) a variant of Koran
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ISLAMABAD -- The Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance has, through its branch in Madinah, distributed as many as 284,060 copies of the Qur'an and the translations of its meanings among pilgrims who departed the Prophet's City by air through Prince Muhammad Bin Abdul Aziz International Airport.
JEDDAH: The second stage of Saudi Arabia's General Entertainment Authority (GEA) Qur'an and Athan Global Awards has been launched, and will see the shortlisting of 42,000 applicants registered so far.
According to the Qur'an, men and women have the same spiritual human nature: O mankind: Reverence your Guardian Lord Who created you from a single person created of like nature his mate and from them twain scattered (like seeds) countless men and women; reverence Allah through Whom you demand your mutual (rights) and (reverence) the wombs (that bore you): for Allah ever watches over you.
Abu Hurairah, may Allah be pleased with him, narrated that the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu `alaihi wa sallam (may Allah exalt his mention), said: "Allah, the Exalted, has said: 'I have prepared for my righteous slaves (in Paradise) what no eye has seen, no ear has heard, and the mind of no man has conceived.'" [Al-Bukhari and Muslim] There are many verses in the Qur'an that describe Paradise and some of what it contains; the following are a collection of some of them: l It is a wide space: {"And hasten to forgiveness from your Lord and a garden [i.e.
He covers a Cartesian backfire: Taha Husayn, the Qur'an, and the cogito; the return to philology and the unmasking of traditionalism in Amin al-Khuli; Muhammad Ahmad Khalafallah: the art of narrative in the Qur'an; Bint al-Shati: literary signification in the Qur'an; reclaiming Qur'anic exegesis: Nasr Hamid Abu Zayd between traditionalism and post-secularism; and on metaphor: Abu Zayd and the ideologies of majaz in the Qur'an.
The Holy Qur'an is the constitution of Muslims, and the source of their faith and Shariah.
THE pathetic and disastrous condition of the Muslim Ummah throughout the world is due to its abandoning of the Holy Qur'an. The constant attitude of indifference, along with our hypocritical lip-service, is tantamount to ridiculing the last of Allah's (SWT) revelations.
Exhibition of works in calligraphy, illumination, intarsia and other artworks by three prominent artists from Iran opened at the Hanikah of Gazi Husrev-bey's Madrasah in Sarajevo last night, within the "Days of Qur'an".
ISLAMABAD:Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has issued an order to provide 300,000 copies of the Holy Qur'an from the King Fahd Holy Qur'an Printing Complex in Madinah to the Grand Mosque in Makkah and the Prophet's Mosque in Madinah.
MANAMA, Oct 18 (KUNA) -- Established in 1990 in Bahrain, Beit Al Qur'an (House of Qur'an) is considered an honorable Islamic cultural destination shining with knowledge and modern atmospheres.
The present book is a welcome addition to the growing number of publications on Qur'an interpretation (tafsir) in other areas besides the Arab world.
At the heart of this debate Muslim women are seeking to reclaim their right to speak in order to re-appropriate their own destinies, calling for the equality and liberation that is at the heart of the Qur'an.