HISTORY OF THE HOLY QURAN
The Quran represents the fountain head of divine guidance for every Muslim. It is revealed through the Angel Jibril, to the final prophet, Muhammad (P.B.U.H). Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was 40 years old when the first verse of Quran was revealed to Him. The revelation of Quran started in the Holy month of Ramadan. The revelation took place over the period of 23 years. Angel Jibril used to bring the message of Allah to the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) that was further shared by the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) with His companions. Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) used to revise the verses of Quran with Angel Jibril every year. In the year before his death, Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) revised Quran with Jibril twice. It has been more than 1400 …show more content…
It was sent down as Ayah and Surah as people needed knowledge time to time. There’re three sources of collection and compilation so that Quran could be save and verify Allah has the responsibility of the Divine Quran.
1- In the era of Rasool Allah (S.A.W), when Quran revealed so Rasool (S.A.W) asked Kaatibeen-e-Wahi to write them on the Date’s leaves, on thin board of white stone and on bones of camels etc. And He listened them again so that there would not be any chance of mistake.
2- When the population of Muslims had increased, so people started doing tilawat of Quran in their own way. Since they spoke different languages, there was a chance to change the qirra’h of Quran. Therefore, Hazrat Usman Ghani (R.A) brought the Quran of the era of Hazrat Abu Baker Siddique (R.A) and then he set them in the sequence of the language of Quresh with the perfect araab. Then he sent them in every provincial capital so that people can read them perfectly.
3- The sequence of Surahs was set according to Muhammad (P.B.U.H) and their names were set as their symbols according to the order of Allah.
SIGNIFICANCE OF THE QURAN’S