لَوۡ أَنزَلۡنَا هَـٰذَا ٱلۡقُرۡءَانَ عَلَىٰ جَبَلٍ۬ لَّرَأَيۡتَهُ ۥ خَـٰشِعً۬ا مُّتَصَدِّعً۬ا مِّنۡ خَشۡيَةِ ٱللَّهِۚ وَتِلۡكَ ٱلۡأَمۡثَـٰلُ نَضۡرِبُہَا لِلنَّاسِ لَعَلَّهُمۡ يَتَفَكَّرُونَ
"Had We sent down this Qur'an on a mountain, verily, thou wouldst have seen it humble itself and cleave asunder for fear of Allah. Such are the similitudes which We propound to men, that they may reflect". [Surah Al Hashr: 21]
-* Qur’an is a revelation of the Lord of the Worlds.
-* Angel Jibreel (as) brought it down on the earth by Will of Allah. Jibreel (as) is known as a Holy spirit, Ruh Al Quds
-* It was revealed upon the heart of Prophet Muhammad (saw).
-* It was revealed in an Arabic language. Allah made Qur’an easy to understand.
-* It came down in the form of Surah’s (Chapters). Ayahs (Verses) form together Surah’s
-* Qur’an was revealed in stages gradually. it was to strengthen the resolve of Prophet (saw), to reassure him (saw) and to console him.
-* The Qur’an was revealed in the blessed month of Ramadan. During the last 10 nights of the Laylatul Qadr.
-* It was revealed to Guide Mankind. [Ibrahim: 1]
-* Firstly Sahaba were the direct recipients of the Qur’an and then All of the mankind
-* Qur’an is upright; there is no doubt in it, no faults.
-* Names of the Qur’an
o Al Quran = One that is read a lot.
o Al Kitab = The Book
o Al Furqan = Distinguishes between truth & falsehood, tawheed from shirk etc
o Al Dhikr = Remembrance
o At-Tanzeel = Revelation
-* Quran is blessed, it is the greatest blessing anything anyone can have.
-* "And hold fast, all of you together, to the Rope of Allâh (i.e. this Qur'ân), and be not divided among yourselves" [ Ale Imran: 103]
Qur’an is a rope of Allah: One part is with Allah and the other part is in your hand. It connects you directly to Allah. Rejoice and hold on to it, if you leave it you’ll be destroyed, if you hold on to it then it is means of salvation in the world and the hereafter.
-* You should live the book, study the book, it should be with you all the time, carry with you all the time
-* People of Qur’an are the chosen ones and they are people of Allah
-* [Hadith] - The best among you is the one who learns the Qur’an and teaches it. Mercy surrounds them, angels join the gathering and Allah remembers them in His gathering of angels.
-* [Al Mujadilah: 11] = "Allāh will raise those who have believed among you and those who were given knowledge, by degrees"