Quran Majeed PDF - Overview
The Quran Majeed is a compilation of the verbal revelations given to the Holy Prophet Muhammad(sa) over a period of twenty three years. The Holy Quran is the Holy Book or the Scriptures of the Muslims. It lays down for them the law and commandments, codes for their social and moral behavior, and contains a comprehensive religious philosophy.
The Quran also known by other names like Al Kitab (The Book), Al Furqan (The Discrimination), Al Dhikr (The Exposition), Al Hikmat (The Wisdom) and other several names.
The Quran Majeed
Surahs And Verses
In the Quran Majeed there are 114 Surahs or Chapters and each of it contains individual Ayaat or Verses.
There are 6,348 Verses in the Holy Quran. THe Surahs are of different lengths, some complete in few lines while others have many pages. Surah al Baqarah (Ch.2) is the longest Chapter comprising 287 verses while Surah al Kauthar (Ch. 108) is the shortest with only four verses including the tasmia.
The text of the Holy Quran has remained unchanged over the past 1400 years. And this is not strange since God says in the Holy Quran that He Himself will guard this book.
To the Muslims, the Quran is the Word of God and contains complete guidance for mankind. Much of the Quran is about God, His attributes and man’s relationship to Him. But it also contains directives for its followers, historical accounts of certain prophets and peoples, arguments for accepting Muhammad as a genuine Prophet.
The contents of the Quran Majeed fall into five main categories:
- Nature of the Spiritual World
- The Law and Commandments
- Historical Accounts
- The Wisdom
- The Prophecies