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Re: Manuscripts of the Quran
By:Dr Shabbir
Date: Saturday, 1 May 2010, 12:51 pm
In Response To: Re: Manuscripts of the Quran (MohYam)

Dear brother,

The first rule of Da'wah is no arguments, no fighting.

Simply convey your viewpoint. If we refrain from arguing, many people will come to agree with us in time.

Lets learn the art of disagreeing without being disagreeable.

44:3 We have revealed it on a Blessed Night. We have always been warning.

[The entire Qur’an was revealed (down-loaded on the Prophet's heart) in a Blessed Night in the month of Ramadhan, 610 CE, and then, upon prompting of the Angel Gabriel, conveyed to mankind in stages over a period of 23 years. 2:185, 97:1]

Surah 97. Al-Qadr – The Majesty

[Author’s Note] This is the 97th Surah of the Qur’an. It has 5 verses. The Night of Majesty is when the entire Qur’an was revealed through Gabriel on the exalted Messenger’s heart in the month of Ramadhan in the year 610 CE. Its order and arrangement was exactly as we see today. Thereafter, it was revealed to mankind in stages over a period of 23 years. Contrary to popular belief, Iqra was not the first word revealed to the exalted Prophet. The Qur’an came as the Ultimate Criterion between the Right and the Wrong and ushered in a Splendor that has been spreading on earth during the last 14 centuries. 2:87-97, 2:185, 9:32-33, 14:1, 16:2, 17:85-86, 26:193, 42:52, 44:1-4, 70:4, 78:38, 81:17-19]

With the Glorious Name of God the Instant and Sustaining Source of all Mercy and Kindness
97:1 Indeed, We have revealed it in the Night of Majesty. [44:3]

2:185 The month of Ramadhan has been chosen for this collective training since this is the month in which the Qur’an was revealed, a guidance for mankind, clearly explaining the ‘why’ of every Rule. And it is the Criterion of right and wrong. Whoever witnesses this month should participate in the program of Abstinence. But if any of you is sick or on a journey, let him practice Abstinence for the same number of days later. God desires for you ease, and He does not desire hardship for you. The postponement is to enable you to complete the period. The objective of this training is to establish the supremacy of God (on earth) for, He has shown you a well-lighted road, and for you to show gratitude.

[The entire Qur’an was revealed upon the Prophet’s heart (‘down-loaded’) in Ramadhan of 610 CE in the order as we see today. Thereafter, it was conveyed to people in stages. The concepts therein are not defunct theories and empty hypotheses. It has a Permanent Universal Code of Values and laws. The yearly training of Abstinence in this month connects the message with intensive reflection and study. Note: The Qur’an does not forbid menstruating women from praying or participating in the program of Abstinence. However, a menstruating woman may be considered unwell. The only thing forbidden by the Qur’an during menstruation is intimate husband-wife relationship. In addition, a pregnant woman may be exempted from fasting to avoid dehydration of the fetus who has not even witnessed Ramadhan. Shukr does not mean just verbal thanks. It involves showing gratitude in practice by sharing the God-given bounties with others. It also denotes fulfillment of all noble effort. 2:87-97, 2:185 2:222, 2:233, 7:189, 9:32-33, 14:1, 16:2, 17:85-86, 26:193, 31:14, 42:52, 44:1-4, 46:15, 53:13, 70:4, 81:17-19, 97:1]

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Manuscripts of the Quran
MohYam -- Friday, 30 April 2010, 6:03 am
Re: Manuscripts of the Quran
Zakkeer Syed -- Friday, 30 April 2010, 1:51 pm
Re: Manuscripts of the Quran
Dr Shabbir -- Friday, 30 April 2010, 3:49 pm
Re: Manuscripts of the Quran
MohYam -- Saturday, 1 May 2010, 5:04 am
Re: Manuscripts of the Quran
Dr Shabbir -- Saturday, 1 May 2010, 12:51 pm
Re: Manuscripts of the Quran
humzah hussain saiyed -- Saturday, 1 May 2010, 6:57 am
Re: Manuscripts of the Quran
humzah hussain saiyed -- Saturday, 1 May 2010, 6:59 am