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Relationship with the Qur’an
“(This is) a Book (the Qur’aan) which We have sent down to you, full of blessings, that they may ponder over its
Verses, and that men of understanding may remember”
The Qur’an is the word of Allaah that was revealed to His Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alaihe wassallam. Its
recitation is an act of worship and it brings light and gives certainty, it is the strong rope, it is the path of the
It tells us of those who came before us, Prophets and righteous people, and how those who disobeyed them
tasted the punishment of Allaah and were humiliated. It contains verses which speak of the miracles of Allaah
and His power in this great universe. In it there is healing for men’s hearts, light and illumination for the blind.
In it is guidance for mankind, away from misguidance and to the truth.
It contains innumerable benefits, so everyone who seeks happiness in this world and in the Hereafter must
refer to it for judgement and follow its commands.
Imam Ibn Hazm said:
Because the proof and the miracles indicate that the Qur’aan is the covenant of Allaah with us, we must
believe in it and act in accordance with it. It has come down to us through generations of Muslims narrating it
to those who came after them, which leaves no room for doubt that the Qur’aan is the one which is written in
the Mus-hafs which we find everywhere. We have to follow its teachings, for it is our reference-point, because
we read in it the words (interpretation of the meaning):
“There is not a moving (living) creature on earth, nor a bird that flies with its two wings, but are communities
like you. We have neglected nothing in the Book, then unto their Lord they (all) shall be gathered” [al-An’aam
Here are some tips if we follow them than we will be able to build a strong relationship with the Quran and
adhere to its commands.
Surah Saad 38:29