Channel: Ismail Kamdar
If we give the Quran its rights, as we recite it, Alec was meant to be recited. And we understand it as it was meant to be understood, and we implement it in our lives, then the Quran will become the means of enlightening us. So how does a lot to be handled? I'll describe the Quran in the Quran. There are dozens of verses in the Quran in which Allah describes the Quran. I'm going to just mention a few right at the very beginning Surah Baqarah Allah Subhana Allah describes it as the de Kalki tabula rasa v within the ravine,
Allah subhanaw taala described as a Book about which there is no doubt that it is a guidance for those who have Taqwa of Allah, for those who are conscious of Allah. And so right from the very beginning.
The purpose of the Quran is to guide us and Allah subhanho wa Taala he repeats this message in the middle of Surah Baqarah
in verse 185, the verse of Ramadan, and we said Ramadan is the month of the Quran, because the only verse in the Quran that mentions Ramadan talks about the Quran, Allah Subhana Allah says, shocking Ramadan and lazy own Zilla P. Gill Koran hudl Linares will be united we know
that the month of Ramadan, in which the Quran was revealed, what was the Quran revealed in Ramadan? Allah mentions three reasons why he revealed the Quran. Good early enough to guide mankind will be enough to meet Buddha as proof of guidance, work for God and as a means of separating good from evil. Now let's take a look at these three things. The primary purpose of the Quran is guidance. Allah says guidance for those who have Taqwa guidance for mankind. The Quran is meant for mankind, the message of the Quran is meant to reach every home. But only those who have Taqwa. Only those who sincerely seek the creator and seek out the purpose of life will benefit from the message of the
Quran. But the Quran is not only guidance, it also proof of guidance. What do we mean by proof of guidance? The Quran is the greatest evidence we have today that Islam is the true religion. It is the greatest most Jesus miracle that Allah subhanaw taala gave to the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. The Quran is such that the more you study it, the more fascinated you are by his miraculous nature. How miraculous is the Quran? Let's look at a few different ways. Number one, is it is it poetry and its beauty. There is no book on earth that can move the hearts of people to read the Quran. Even someone who does not understand a word of the Quran, their heart is shaken by the
recitation of the Quran. This itself is proof that it is divine. This itself is proof that is the word of Allah, that it has this effect on the hearts of the believers. And this is another description given of the Quran in surah Allah, Allah Subhana Allah says, Why is that to Allah him is that he manner that way it's versus I recited the emaan increases, the faith increases, that the building recitation of the verses of the Quran causes your belief to increase.
So this is part of it's really cool, that immediately the Quran has this impact on our hearts, and it has impact on our heart whether we understand it or not. Another aspect of the miracle of the Quran is the depth of which explanation I want you to think about this, the Quran is around 600 pages. But over the past 1400 years 1000s of volumes of Tafseer have been written explaining the Quran and today
many many books of Tafseer continue to be written explaining the Quran and the explanation of the Quran does again. It's not like 500 years ago or 1000 years ago people said okay, we've explained everything they used to explain in the Quran. That's it know what obscene books this is all the history, you know, a lot of words is so infinite in its meanings and its depth, that right until today, more a new depth is emerging every single year. And yes, not every few years or denting. But the majority of that which comes out from Islamic scholarship is that the Quran is in such a miraculous form that you can take one verse of it and you can explain it for an entire book. And
then somebody else will look at that same verse and give it an entire book explaining it which will be different from the other. Why? Because this is the color of Allah Subhana Allah and Allah subhanho wa Taala is infinite in nature and his color, the depth of his columns.
meanings of his color is also infinite in nature. And so the more we will continue to discover deeper and deeper and deeper the three that are going on until the end of time, because this is the miraculous nature of the Quran, it does vary in which the Quran is a miracle
is that the Quran is not just deep in its meaning, but it contains absolutely no contradictions or mistakes.
And this is a mind blowing miracle of the Quran. In surah, Nisa, Allah says, Do you not make the double on the Quran?
Do you not pondok Executive had he been from anyone besides Allah, you would have found it many mistakes. So unless you have a handout challenge is to look for mistakes and contradictions in the Quran. And as an author, I appreciate this vertical because I can tell you, it's almost impossible for a human being to write a book without mistakes. That's why we have second edition that's why we have third edition. That's why we have fourth editions. That if we have to, if a person has to sit and write a book, in a single sitting, and then thoroughly edit it, and then get the computer to edit it and then hire someone to edit, edit it, I guarantee you once the book is published, people
still find mistakes, because it is human nature to make mistakes. Now, look at the Quran. 23 years, the Quran is revealed. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he goes 23 years has to deal with the death of many family members and friends has to deal with migration has to deal with oppression has to go to war. It has to lead a community. And despite all of that, the book that he comes with his portal, it is flawless. It is without mistakes, it will output reduction.
This vertical 10 times over. The Quran hasn't reached us in one recitation. Yes, in this era, the Huff's recitation is most popular. But that wasn't always the case. The Quran has reached us in 10 different ways of reciting the beauty and the miracle of the Quran. If you had to recite it in all 10 ways, and compare the translation of alternate ways, you will find additional meanings, you will find supplementary meanings, you will find new meanings, you will never find contradictory meanings, you will never find mistakes.
Can any human being,
especially someone who could not read and write in the desert 1400 years ago, compile a 600 page book in 10 different ways over a 23 year period, without a single contradiction.
This can only come from Allah. And many people they don't understand how can the Quran be in so many different ways this doesn't make any sense. It doesn't make any sense if it was the color of a person. But again, the color of light influence. And so there are many, many ways to recite the column of a law and 10 of them have rituals to authentic change of the readers. And so that's part of the miraculous nature of the Quran, that those individuals who have taken the time to study and it's given me the translation properties recently that takes all 10 recitations into consideration the translation and you will if you had to buy the translation and read it, I guarantee you will
find no contradictions. This is a miracle upon a vertical. So the Quran, it is not just the guidance, it is the proof of the guidance. If people want to know how to be guided to get closer to Allah read the Quran. If people want proof that Islam is the true religion, read
the third purpose of the Quran mentioned in the worst of Ramadan, while for God, it is that which separates between good and evil. Humanity needs something to show us what is good and what is evil. We need a moral compass. The modern era has proven that humans on the old cannot figure out what's good and evil. When people have taken it upon themselves to decide what is good and evil. All of morality has been turned upside down. What Allah has declared as haram people today call it freedom and their rights. And what Allah has declared as how people are calling it oppression and backwardness. We as individuals, may not always be able to figure out on our own what is right and
what is wrong. So Allah sent down a definite guide of right and wrong. If the Quran says that something is evil, then it is evil. Even if all of humanity says that it is coding. And if the Quran says that something is good, then it is good, even if all of humanity says that it's evil. But that will never happen because most a lot of human beings are what the fitrah and the Quran agrees with them. But people still need this guidance. Because as we see, when we follow these new ideologies, people go away from the guidance of Allah and they reach a point where people don't even know what's within people anymore.
About 20 years ago, you know, people thought that we could have
At the concepts of good and evil through logic. Now the new thought going around is there is no good there is no evil, there is no way to figure this out.
Why? Because they have abandoned guidance. And when you abandon guidance, that's going to be the conclusion. And this leads to this new age pessimism where nothing matters and life doesn't matter and everything is right and everything is wrong at the same time. But you can avoid all of that by following the guidance of the Quran. So let us take this moment to appreciate the Word of God. The word of Allah subhana wa Taala. It is perfect in every way. It is a miracle. It is improved that Islam is the true religion. It is something that increases our demand. It is our means of guidance. It is the differentiator between right and wrong. It is our moral compass. And it must play all of
these roles in our life. It must be all of the roads in our life, otherwise we are not using it in the way that Allah intended for interviews. May Allah guide us all to be for the people of the Quran, makers for those who understand it and practice it. By Suba Hana Ravi is at the mercy food for Salam O Allah mousseline will humbly lakh Ravi Ravi.
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The Quran is meant to be understood. It's meant to be taught, it's meant to be studied. It's meant to be practice it's meant to be lived.
In one of the verses of the Quran, Allah Subhana Allah said on the Day of Judgment, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam will complain, and he will say, Oh my God, my people have taken your Quran as a joke.
Or love, oh my lord, my people have taken your art as something to be wrong. There are two interpretations of this verse. The original interpretation or the primary meaning of this verse is that the Qureshi of Makkah devote the Quran and then rejected the Quran, he did not follow the Quran, and the prophets also miss referring to them. But there is another interpretation that is also valid. And that interpretation is that the prophets all your Salah is not only talking about the creation of outcome, when you see my people he's talking about
that they will cover time in the oma for the loss of a loved one, he would not take the Collaborative Law series that with the oma zoological lovely was seldom, the only time they open the Quran is to recite it for Baraka.
But they don't understand it, they don't live by it, and it's not a part of the life. And in that way, it becomes something that we have not taken seriously.
So my message for each and every one of us, let us not be from those whom the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam will complain about. They just be from those who he will greet with happiness on the day of judgment that we have on those who took his message seriously and followed the property. And to do that we have to give the Quran its rise.
It is narrated by Ozma Nagila. One who did the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, the best of you are those who learn the Quran ATG, learn the Quran and teach it and this has many layers. You can teach people the history of the Quran, and it is included in this release, you can teach people how to recycle, it is included in the studies you can teach people to dream it is included in this Hadees you can teach people have seen it is included in this harness, this harness is very general and very broad. This is again one of the verticals of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam is that he was comprehensively comprehensive in his speech, he could say something short, and its meanings
could be many. And so the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam said the best of you are those who learn the Quran and teach it. And this means all of those things that we just said. So we need to strive to be the best of the universe to be the best of believers. Number one, we need to learn the Quran. Now not everybody can memorize the Quran, and not everybody is going to become a facile, a person who understands the Quran level. But every one of us can at least read a translation of the collateral. Every one of us can at least attempt have seed classes read a few Tafseer books gain a basic overview of the meaning of the Quran. So we can practice you see the verses of the Quran that
require the explanation of the whole amount. But then there's the general message of the Quran which anyone can understand. If you read surah Yusuf with translation, you will understand it and you will get some benefit from it. But yes, if you study surah Yusuf with a scholar, you will get even more benefit for me because he will understand on a deeper level.
The point is that we need to understand the Quran. Now there are some people who say that people shouldn't reach x nations and this should be like only to the bulevar and that, you know, if you read the translation, you'll go straight. I would agree with this.
I believe if you know your limits, if you know your level of understanding, then your reading of the Quran will be a means of guidance for you. What do I mean by this? If you are not a scholar and you are reading the Quran for inspiration, you are reading the Quran for the stories of the prophets, you are reading the Quran to get your basic beliefs and your love and your adult. You will get this from the Quran even from a translation. But if you are not a scholar, and you are trying to derive your own physical rulings from the Quran, now you have overstayed. Now you have gone beyond the vowels. So this is middle part, right? It's not everybody reads the Quran and interprets it as the
mission. No, that is wrong. That is wrong. That is a sin. It's a major sin to interpret the Quran according to one's desires without proper knowledge. So that is wrong. And on the other extreme, it's also wrong to stop people from trying to understand the word of Allah, the balance middle part, all of us can understand the basic message of the clock. And the more we studied all the magic deeper understanding can grow. So we must make time to study the Quran. And once we have studied study enough, we can implement this highly simple path. Now you may say I'm not a teacher, how do I implement the second half of the Hadees that the best of you are those who study the Quran and
teaching very simple. teach it to your families. Wherever you learn about the Quran, teach it to your family, and then this harness will apply to you. So if you teach your children how to decide karate, is honey supply for you. If you help them with the hipsters honey supply for you, if you teach him that you read is highly supplied to you. And if you sit with them and teach them the meanings of the word, it is highly supplied for you. Each and every one of us at some way in some point in our lives can be teachers. And so let us try to be from the best of people. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said the best of you are those who learn the karate teacher. So let us
strive to learn the Quran and let us strive to teach the Quran and let us strive to be the best of muscles.
The Quran one last description to close up one of the descriptions of the Quran in the Quran. And in the Elisa in the new either virtual luxilon is ruled. The Quran is described in all of these things as light. What do we mean by light? The Quran takes you out of darkness of ignorance into the light of guidance. The Quran lights up your life, it lights up your heart, it shows you the way it gives your life purpose it gives you like meaning it gives you inner peace. It lights us up in so many different ways. If we want to experience the light in the Quran, we have to open our hearts and our minds to the Quran. So let us spend the month of Ramadan with the Quran. Let's recycle as much as we
can to understand the mysteries we can it doesn't reflect on it as much as we can. Let us make this a month in which the Quran becomes the light of our hearts and the means of guidance in everything we do in our life.
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