Learn Quran – With reference to Quran
Allah, Most Gracious, says,
“Truly there is a reminder in this for anyone who has a heart, or who listens attentively with presence of mind.” (1)
At number of occasions in Quran the importance of learning Quran is mentioned. Quran itself invites believers to learn Quran. Learning Quran is not just reading. It involves thoughtful study of divine messages and instruction for humanity in Quran, which are sent by Allah for welfare of humans. Its matter of death and life for Muslim Quran says:
“it is simply a reminder and a clear Qur’an so that you may warn those who are truly alive” (2)
Not to learn Quran is no option for Muslim. Allah has made Quran a responsibility for Muslims. Allah say in Quran:
“ Had We sent down this Quran on a mountain, you would surely have seen it humbling itself and rending asunder by the fear of Allah. Such are the parables which We put forward to mankind that they may reflect. “ (3)
The Glorious Quran is the fountain head of all learning. This is the basic source to get knowledge about anything. It has most authentic and most accurate knowledge about the Islam, faith, society, ethics, nature and so, Quran is the ultimate source. Believers who recite, learn and impart teachings of Quran are noble in sight of Allah and He promised gracious, honorable and lofty reward for those who learn Quran.
With Reference to Hadith
““The best amongst you is he who learns the Quran and teaches it.” From this saying of Prophet Mohamed Peace be upon him it is obvious that its obligatory for each Muslim to teach and learn Quran. The Prophet Himself was a preacher of Quran and his noble companions were learner. Quran brought a revolution in the lives of His noble companions and they became the best Muslims of this ummah due to their best teacher and best understanding of Quran. Now we are not able to get grace of Prophet Mohamed Peace be upon him directly, so only mean of guidance for today’s Muslims is Quran.
“O people I am leaving behind among you the Holy Book (Quran) and the Sunnah (way of Prophet (SAW)), if you follow these in letter and spirit you will never be strayed.”(5)
Don’t be worry if you’re not good in reading Quran. Start learning Quran today. By grace of Allah Quran Learning has made more easy through Online learning sessions and courses. Allah will help you completing Quran and there is double reward for for those who are eager to learn Quran as one HAdith states
Verily the one who recites the Qur’an beautifully, smoothly, and precisely, he will be in the company of the noble and obedient angels. And as for the one who recites with difficulty, stammering or stumbling through its verses, then he will have TWICE that reward.” (6)
So, from Quran and Hadith it can be inferenced that the need of time is to learn Quran, practice its teachings in our life and conveying its message to others. This will help us to live a guided and blessed life and it will guarantee the success here after.
- Qaf (50): 37
- Ya Sin (36): 69-70
- Quran Al-Hashr 59:21
- Bukhari, Fadhail ul Qur’an, 21
- Hakim Al-Mustadrik, Book1 Hadith 318
- Al-Bukhari and Muslim