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Qur'an 14:1

"Alif Laam Raa. A book which we have revealed to you (Muhammad) so that you may lead the people from out of the darknesses into the light by their Lord's leave to the path of the All-Mighty, the Praiseworthy." [Qur'an 14:1]


The Quran is a Message from Allah to humanity. It was given by Allah through the angel Gabriel to the prophet Muhammad over a 23 year period  (from 610 CE to 622 CE). The prophet Muhammad then taught it to people. Muhammad was the final messenger of Allah , and therefore the Quran is the last Message which Allah has sent to us. Its predecessors such as the Torah, Psalms, and Gospels have all been superseded. Allah has guaranteed that He will protect the Quran from human tampering, and today's readers can find exact copies of it all over the world. The Quran of today is the same as the Quran revealed to Muhammad . The Quran is the primary source of every Muslim's faith and practice. It deals with all subjects which concern human beings, you could say that the subject of the Quran is guidance for mankind, it teaches mankind how to deal with any situation.

There are many things which have already been mentioned in the Quran over 1400 years ago that science is still trying to find out, there are countless examples, among them are 'the big bang', the barrier between sweet and salt water, creation of the universe, embryology (the Quran mentions all the different stages of the human embryo), the moon is not a light itself, but reflects the suns light, the sun is NOT stationary, botany, medicine, etc.

For details about mountains in the Quran please click here  

for details about embryology and creation of man click here

for details about characteristics of the skin click here

for details about geology click here

for details about oceanology click here

for details about astronomy click here


The Quran has been translated into many languages, but the Arabic Quran is the only true one as the others are mere  translations, and the original message can be lost by translating any text.

For an Arabic online 'book' format Quran click here

For an English translation of the Quran please click here.

For transliteration of the Quran please click here.

To hear Quran recitation please click here

To hear Arabic Quran audio with English translation click here

To see subject index of the Quran please click here



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below are some links to Quran translations in different languages:

Anko                                                     Brahui                                                             Chichewa   

Chinese                                                Dory                                                                 English  

Filipino                                               French                                                             German 

Greek                                                    Hausa                                                              Indonesian

Kaloon                                                 Kashmiri                                                        Kazakh 

Korean                                                 Macedonian                                                   Malayalam 

Othmany                                              Portuguese                                                    Sindhi

Somali                                                  Spanish                                                           Tamil 

Thai                                                      Turkish                                                           Urdu   

Warsh                                                  Yoruba


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page updated 16/10/09