Wednesday, December 29, 2010

The revelation of the Quran

Allah Almighty revealed the Holy book of the Quran in the Holy month of Ramadan. It is described in the verse of second chapter of the Quran, which is given below.

Allah Almighty says in the Holy Quran,

“The month of Ramadan is that in which the Quran was revealed, a guidance to men and clear proofs of the guidance and the distinction; therefore whoever of you is present in the month, he shall fast therein, and whoever is sick or upon a journey, then (he shall fast) a (like) number of other days; Allah desires ease for you, and He does not desire for you difficulty, and (He desires) that you should complete the number and that you should exalt the greatness of Allah for His having guided you and that you may give thanks.” Quran Al-Baqara [2:185]

Of course, the entire Quran was not revealed in the month of the Ramadan but the revelation started in that Holy month. The Quran was revealed in parts in a period of 23 years. No one can produce anything like the verses of the Quran. Allah Almighty confirms it in the following words.

“Say: If men and jinn should combine together to bring the like of this Quran, they could not bring the like of it, though some of them were aiders of others”. Quran Al-Isra [17:88]