The Gift of Qur’an
Qur’an is a unique and matchless gift of Allah, and greatest among the signs of His
Its revelation is the greatest event in human history, and a manifestation of
Allah’s mercy with all its exuberance.
“He is the Merciful One, who has taught the Qur’an”10 and “This is a revelation from the Most Merciful, the Most
”11 For man, Qur’an is the standard for justice and virtue; it is the
light and the road to salvation.
Though we are enjoying Allah’s innumerable blessings and gifts all the time, the
world and everything in it lasts for us just as long as we are able to breathe.
moment we take the last breath, life loses its meaning to us, along with all that
goes with it.
The thing that can transform these short moments of life into eternal
life, and perishable gifts into lasting blessings is Qur’an.
That is why it is the most valuable treasure of all the treasures in the world.
And that is why the night in which it was revealed has been called the Night of Power and the Blessed Night.
Then, whenever Allah makes a mention of its revelation, He connects it with His
mercy, wisdom and power.
And He ordained Eid celebrations at the end of
Ramadhan – as a mark of the anniversary of revelation of the Qur’an:
O Mankind! Now there has come to you an exhortation from your Lord, a healing
for the ailments of the hearts, and a guidance and mercy for those who believe.
Tell them (O Prophet): ‘Let them rejoice in Allah’s Grace and Mercy through which
this (Book) has come to you.
It is better than all the riches that they accumulate.12 Days and months are all alike.
They all are created by Allah.
Yet, there come some moments on which depends the destiny of the whole mankind and the universe.
Such was a moment when the ray of Allah’s guidance entered the Cave Hera, and
Muhammad became its forebearer, trustee and custodian.
This great moment came in the month of Ramadhan, and this is the secret of the greatness of this
10 Al-Qur’an 55:1-2
11 Al-Qur’an 41:2
12 Al-Qur’an 10:57-58
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