The Quran (/kɔːrˈɑːn/ kor-ahn; Arabic: القرآن‎‎ al-Qurʾān, literally meaning "the recitation"; also romanized Qur'an or Koran) is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslims believe to be a revelation from God (Arabic: الله‎‎, Allah). It is widely regarded as the finest work in classical Arabic literature. The Quran is divided into chapters (surah in Arabic), which are then divided into verses (ayah).

Frequently Asked Questions

Who wrote the Quran ?
The Quran was orally revealed by God (Allah) to the final prophet, Muhammad (SAS), through the archangel Gabriel (Jibril), incrementally over a period of some 23 years, beginning in the month of Ramadan, when Muhammad (SAS) was 40; and concluding in 632, the year of his death.
What does Quran mean literally?
The word Quran comes from the arabic word "Qaraa" which means to read.
Where is the original Quran kept?
Most surviving leaves represent a Quran that is preserved in various fragments, the largest part of which are kept in the Bibliothèque nationale de France, as BNF Arabe 328(ab). 46 leaves are held at the National Library of Russia and one each in the Vatican Library and in the Khalili Collections.

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