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 Volume 1Book 1. Revelation (1-6)
Book 2. Belief (7-55)
Book 3. Knowledge (56-136)
Book 4. Ablutions (Wudu’) (137-247)
Book 5. Bathing (Ghusl) (248-292)
Book 6. Menstrual Periods (293-329)
Book 7. Rubbing hands and feet with dust (Tayammum) (330-344)
Book 8. Prayers (Salat) (345-471)
Book 9. Virtues of the Prayer Hall (Sutra of the Musalla) (472-499)
Book 10. Times of the Prayers (500-576)
Book 11. Call to Prayers (Adhaan) (577-698)
Book 12. Characteristics of Prayer (699-832)

Volume 2
Book 13. Friday Prayer (1-63)
Book 14. Fear Prayer (64-68)
Book 15. The Two Festivals (Eids) (69-104)
Book 16. Witr Prayer (105-118)
Book 17. Invoking Allah for Rain (Istisqaa) (119-149)
Book 18. Eclipses (150-172)
Book 19. Prostration During Recital of Qur’an (173-185)
Book 20. Shortening the Prayers (At-Taqseer) (186-220)
Book 21. Prayer at Night (Tahajjud) (221-288)
Book 22. Actions while Praying (289-328)
Book 23. Funerals (Al-Janaa’iz) (329-483)
Book 24. Obligatory Charity Tax (Zakat) (484-578)
Book 25. Obligatory Charity Tax After Ramadaan (Zakat ul Fitr) (579-588)
Book 26. Pilgrimmage (Hajj) (589-823)

Volume 3
Book 27. Minor Pilgrammage (Umra) (1-32)
Book 28. Pilgrims Prevented from Completing the Pilgrimage (33-46)
Book 29. Penalty of Hunting while on Pilgrimmage (47-90)
Book 30. Virtues of Madinah (91-114)
Book 31. Fasting (115-225)
Book 32. Praying at Night in Ramadaan (Taraweeh) (226-241)
Book 33. Retiring to a Mosque for Remembrance of Allah (I’tikaf) (242-262)
Book 34. Sales and Trade (263-440)
Book 35. Sales in which a Price is paid for Goods to be Delivered Later (As-Salam) (441-460)
Book 36. Hiring (461-485)
Book 37. Transferance of a Debt from One Person to Another (Al-Hawaala) (486-495)
Book 38. Representation, Authorization, Business by Proxy (496-512)
Book 39. Agriculture (513-540)
Book 40. Distribution of Water (541-569)
Book 41. Loans, Payment of Loans, Freezing of Property, Bankruptcy (570-607)
Book 42. Lost Things Picked up by Someone (Luqaata) (608-619)
Book 43. Oppressions (620-662)
Book 44. Partnership (663-684)
Book 45. Mortgaging (685-692)
Book 46. Manumission of Slaves (693-739)
Book 47. Gifts (740-804)
Book 48. Witnesses (805-854)
Book 49. Peacemaking (855-873)
Book 50. Conditions (874-895)

Volume 4
Book 51. Wills and Testaments (Wasaayaa) (1-40)
Book 52. Fighting for the Cause of Allah (Jihaad) (41-323)
Book 53. One-fifth of Booty to the Cause of Allah (Khumus) (324-412)
Book 54. Beginning of Creation (413-542)
Book 55. Prophets (543-658)
Book 56. Virtues and Merits of the Prophet (pbuh) and his Companions (659-841)
It is now more than forty years since these sermons were delivered, but throughout all these years, this great valuable work "The General pattern of Islamic thought In the Quran" remained unpublished! When the young Hojjat-al-Islam sayyed Ali Khamenei began these series of sermons at the half-built Imam Hassan Mojtaba Mosque in Mash-had for 28 sessions in the month of Ramadan 1394 (1975), the city of Mash-had acquired a different atmosphere: The sessions were held following noon-prayers in the heat of summertime when people usually went to their houses to rest for a couple of hours; yet, in a locality in this city many people , young and old, were on the way to attend Khamenei's unique lectures; if you could look at the audience, you would notice that many people belonging to different social strata: Theology students, high school pupils, university students, shop- keepers, local residents, both men and women, especially young ones, all attended these sessions; medical students had managed to hire two buses to transfer them from the vicinity of the university to this mosque. In Khamenei's lectures, everything is different from traditional, spiritual sermons: everyone is given one or two photocopied pages containing a summary of topics to be discussed in the session, the lecturer delivers his speech while standing g on a fasting day and after the end of the lecture, a fine-sounding Quran reciter chants the relevant Quranic verses discussed already. Khamenei's sessions really resembles an educational class-room rather than a traditional preaching
The Holy Qur'an EBook version
English Translation and Commentary
- Detailed commentary with extensive references to standard authorities, both classical and modern
- Comprehensive introduction deals with Islamic teachings and the collection and arrangement of the Holy Qur'an
- Extensive Index
Reviews
"There is no other translation or commentary of the Holy Qur'an in the English Language to compete with Maulvi Muhammad Ali's Masterpiece."
-- Al-Haj Hafiz Ghulam Sarwar, translator of the Holy Qur'an
"To deny the excellence of Maulvi Muhammad Ali's translation, the influence for good it has exercised and its proselytizing utility would be to deny the existence of the light of the sun."
-- Maulana Abdul Majid Daryabadi, leader of Orthodox Muslim opinion in India)
...has all the merits of what is desired in a translation."
-- The Anjuman Himayat-e-Islam, Lahore, Pakistan
..".By far the best text currently available in the English language...incontestably one of the finest interpretations of the scared scripture of Islam. I have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending this translation to students and others seeking to understand the essence and epitome of the Quranic message."
-- Prof. T. Hargery, Director, African Studies, Northeast Missouri State University, Kirksville
..".an austerely faithful translation in English...based on a close study of commentaries of the Qur' an - the work of my learned name-sake Maulvi Muhammad Ali of Lahore...The translation and the notes...all demonstrate the labour of love and devoted zeal."
-- Late Maulana Muhammad Ali Jauhar of "The Comrade"
"It is certainly a work of which any scholar might legitimately be proud."
-- The Quest, London
 Al-Qur'an, the Guidance for mankind, is a unique translation of the Holy Qur'an in contemporary American English. It includes the Biography of the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, his mission as a Prophet, his ranking as in the human history. Text is paragraphed by theme and theme is written in the margins on each page for easy reference. Its features include - 

(1) Field Testing the Communication of Divine Message: The unique feature of this translation is its field testing for over 3 1/2 years to improve the communication and understanding of the Divine Message. Translation passages were given to the New Muslim and Non-Muslim high school and college students for reading under the supervision of various Ulema (scholars). After reading, the person was asked to explain as to what he/she understood from the passage. If his/her understanding was the same as is in the Arabic Text of the Holy Qur'an then we concluded that we have been successful in conveying the Divine Message properly. If his/her understanding was different than what the Qur'anic verses were stating, we kept on rewording the translation until those verses were understood properly. It was tremendous patience on part of the participants. May Allah reward them all. 

(2) Simplicity: In this translation Simple Language and Direct Approach is used for appealing to the common sense of scholars and common people. 

(3) Understandability: There are no foot notes to refer and no commentary or lengthy explanations to read. All necessary explanations have been incorporated right there in the text with italic type setting to differentiate from the translation of the meanings of Qur'anic Arabic Text. 

(4) Outline of Pertinent Information: Before the start of each Srah, information relating to its Period of Revelation, Major Issues, Divine Laws and Guidance has been presented as an outline. Then a summary of the preceding events has been tabulated for the reader to understand the histo! rical background to grasp the full meaning of the Divine Message. 

(5) Reviews, Input and Approvals: This project was started in 1991 and initial draft completed in 1994. Then the Translation was sent to different Ulema (Scholars) in Town and throughout United States for their review and input. After their reviews and input it was sent to Jme Al-Azhar Al-Sharif in Egypt, Ummal Qur in Saudi Arabia and International Islamic University in Pakistan for their review, input and approval. This translation was published after their reviews and approvals.

 Perhaps the best Quran English translation. It is clear, easy to read, and very faithful to the Arabic original. It closely follows the Arabic text, and often reminds the reader of the Arabic original. It uses today's English language, and today's English vocabulary, thus it is easy to read and understand. The flow is smooth, the sentence structure is simple, the meaning is clear. This Quran translation has no interpretations, no footnotes, and no explanations. It is a pure translation of the Quran, from Arabic to English, and it does not try to emphasize any school of thought. The text purely and accurately translates the Holy Quran, from Arabic, into contemporary English. 

It was translated by a Muslim, who saw firsthand the miracles inside the Quran. His native language is Arabic; his everyday language is American English. For 15 years, he studied the Quran. For many years, he translated speech between his mother and his wife. For a living, he develops quality software. 

Quran Sura 81. The Rolling. at-Takwir. 
In the name of God, the Gracious, the Merciful. 
1. When the sun is rolled up. 
2. When the stars are dimmed. 
3. When the mountains are set in motion. 
4. When the relationships are suspended. 
5. When the beasts are gathered. 
6. When the oceans are set aflame. 
7. When the souls are paired. 
8. When the girl, buried alive, is asked: 
9. For what crime was she killed? 
10. When the records are made public. 
11. When the sky is peeled away. 
12. When the Fire is set ablaze. 
13. When Paradise is brought near. 
14. Each soul will know what it has readied. 
15. I swear by the galaxies. 
16. Precisely running their courses. 
17. And by the night as it recedes. 
18. And by the morn as it breathes. 
19. This is the speech of a noble messenger. 
20. Endowed with power, eminent with the Lord of the Throne. 
21. Obeyed and honest. 
22. Your friend is not possessed. 
23. He saw him on the luminous horizon. 
24. And He does not withhold knowledge of the Unseen. 
25. And it is not the word of an accursed devil. 
26. So where are you heading? 
27. It is only a Reminder to all mankind. 
28. To whoever of you wills to go straight. 
29. But you cannot will, unless God wills-The Lord of the Worlds. 

The Quran is the last Book from the Creator. It contains guidance, mercy, and healing. The Quran is a blessing, within reach.
I have written many books and articles on various topics but since 2013, I have devoted myself fully in writing the interpretation of the Holy Quran in English and with the grace of Allah, I have completed the whole Quran on 29th October 2020 with 84 books. I believe there is a great need in the whole world for the correct interpretation of the Holy Quran to be written in English. Currently, there is a great misunderstanding about Islam among Muslims and non-Muslims globally. The misunderstanding of the meaning of the Holy Quran among Muslims will lead to the wrong practice of Islam which leads to the wrong actions of Muslims. The wrong actions of Muslims will lead to misunderstandings about Islam among Muslims and non-Muslims. The wrong actions of the Muslims have led to many miseries and wars among Muslims. The wrong actions of Muslims have also led to many wars and clashes between Muslims and non-Muslims. In order to avoid miseries, wars and clashes from taking place between the whole mankind in the whole world, the whole mankind in the whole world need to understand the true teaching of Islam. There is no other way for the whole mankind to understand the true teaching of Islam unless the whole mankind is able to read and understand the correct interpretation of the Holy Quran. The whole mankind is only able to read and understand the correct interpretation of the Holy Quran when it is written in the universal language of the world (English). For this very reason I have written the interpretation of the Holy Quran in English.

Prof. Nasoha Bin Saabin


What You Should Know about Islam’s Holy Book How is it like the Bible? How is it different? Why is it important? Muslims believe the Koran exists as a literal book in heaven and was dictated to the prophet Muhammad by the angel Gabriel. It is only the length of the New Testament, yet a fifth of the world claims it is the complete revelation of God. To most Americans, though, the Koran remains a mystery. Did you know that the Koran teaches the virgin birth and miracle-filled, prophetic ministry of Jesus? Claims to fully embrace his teachings? Reveres Abraham, Moses, Jonah, and other biblical prophets? Find out how the Koran resembles the Bible—and the drastic ways in which it differs. Understanding the Koran gives you a fascinating essential grasp of Islam’s holy book: where it came from, what it teaches, how Muslims view it, and how the Allah of the Koran compares with the God of the Bible. Cherished as the final, perfect revelation of God’s will by 1.2 billion Muslims worldwide, the Koran has become a part of American life. Today, those who read and memorize it may work in your town, shop where you shop, or send their children to the same school your kids attend. What do you know about the holy book that shapes the lives and eternal destinies of your neighbors and a fifth of the world’s population? While some similarities exist between the Koran and the Bible, the differences are striking. Written by a pastor who was born to a Muslim father and raised in Saudi Arabia, Understanding the Koran gives you a fascinating, easy-to-understand overview that will show you: •Why the background behind the Koran is important •How the Koran came into existence •A summary of the main teachings of the Koran, including what it says about Jesus and the crucifixion •Similarities and differences between Muslim and Christian views of God •What the Koran teaches about Jihad and holy war •What the Koran teaches about heaven and hell More than furnishing you with an essential grasp of Islam’s holy book, Understanding the Koran points you to the one thing that can draw your Muslim friends to Jesus—his love, demonstrated to them through you. Discussion questions enable you to use this book in group studies
The Fruit of Fasting.
In a holy saying, the Almighty says: "All deeds of son of Adam are done for themselves, except fasting; it is done for Me, and therefore, it is Me who gives the reward of it"
And in the Holy Quran He, the almighty, says: "[Fast] the month of Ramadan in which the Quran was revealed, a book of guidance for people" when the Envoy of God (cpth) fasted he felt magnification and appreciation for the Almighty Allah; there and then the meanings and realities of the Holy Book, the Quran, were revealed to his noble and pure spirit.
If human fasts this month as it should be fasted, they will come to be illuminated by God's Light and witness the truth. This illumination helps them distinguish between good and evil and hear the Words of the Great Creator, and thus they become guided.
"With proofs of guidance and criterion" by virtue of your closeness to the Almighty Allah, you can discriminate between good and evil. At this stage, you will flood with benefits for yourself and for all creation.
Discrimination between good and evil is not an easy matter. All the Greeks, the Roman, and the Arab philosophers failed to attain this ability despite their great philosophy.
"So that you may magnify Allah and render thanks [good deeds] to Him for giving you His Guidance". Before belief, the believer is blind-hearted; but when they fast really, they will have their heart's eye opened and thus join the people of heart sight. The Envoy (cpth) said: "An atom of the deeds of people of heart sight is equal to all deeds of the humans and the jinn"
Once the believer truly fasts, they will gain the Night of Valuation. Before this, they are sick in heart, perhaps in body, too; but when they witness this Night their spirit will be recovered and their body will be graced with a garment of good health and become cured from all sorts of diseases and ailments.
Such human is the one who truly magnifies Allah for the guidance He obliged them with. This magnification is to be expressed when performing the prayer of feast: a glorification sensed in heart, not only said in word, through which they soar in a holy witnessing, praising God for His great Favor and Generosity.
Indeed, their spirit has become qualified for rendering thanks to God, so they set to guiding humanity to what it aspires of happiness and everlasting beatitude, leading it to the Creator of every excellence, beauty, and majesty.
This is the reality of fasting by which a believer attains the degree of piety, that is a constant illumination by Allah's Light. By God, this is the uppermost degree of wishes.
With the current turmoil in the Middle East, there is a growing interest about Islam—the world’s second largest religion and one of the fastest growing—and its holy book, the Koran (or Qur’an). Now, with this easy-to-follow, plain-English guide, you can explore the history, structure, and basic tenets of Islam’s sacred scripture.

The Koran For Dummies is for non-Muslims interested in the Koran as well as Muslims looking to deepen their understanding. Islamic scholar Sohaib Sultan provides a clear road map, revealing:

  • The meaning of Koran and its basic message
  • The Koran’s place in history and in Islamic spiritual life
  • Explanations of its language, structure, and narrative style
  • How to live by the Koran’s teachings
  • The Koran’s role in key global issues, such as Jihad vs. terrorism
  • Different interpretations of the Koran

No other book provides such a straightforward look at what the Koran says, how it says it, and how believers live according to its guidance. From how the Koran was received by Mohammed and how it was compiled to how it’s interpreted by Islam’s two main branches, you’ll see how to put the Islamic faith in perspective.

Plus, you’ll discover:

  • What the Koran really says about women and civil law
  • How Islam relates to Judaism and Christianity
  • The Koran’s view of God, prophets, mankind, and the self
  • How its teachings are lived and recited every day by devout Muslims
  • Common misconceptions of the Koran
  • How to raise a family the Koranic way

Complete with lists of important passages, Koranic terminology, famous quotes, and further reading resources, The Koran For Dummies makes it easy and enjoyable for you to grasp the teachings and significance of Islam's holy book.

Reading the Qur’an in the Twenty-First Century considers the development of Qur’anic interpretation and highlights modern debates around new approaches to interpretation. It explores how Muslims from various theological, legal, socio-political and philosophical backgrounds think about the meaning and relevance of the Qur’an, and how their ideas apply in the contemporary world. The book:

  • reflects on one of the most dominant approaches to interpretation in the pre-modern period, textualism, and the reaction to that in Muslim feminist readings of the Qur’an today.
  • covers issues such as identifying the hierarchical nature of Qur’anic values, the criteria for the use of hadith in interpretation, fluidity of meaning and ways of ensuring a degree of stability in interpretation.
  • examines key Qur'anic passages and compares pre-modern and modern interpretations to show the evolving nature of interpretation. Examples discussed include: the authority of men over women, the death of Jesus, shura and democracy, and riba and interest.

Abdullah Saeed provides a practical guide for interpretation and presents the principal ideas of a contextualist approach, which situates the original message of the Qur’an in its wider social, political, cultural, economic and intellectual context. He advocates a more flexible method of interpretation that gives due recognition to earlier interpretations of the Qur’an while also being aware of changing conditions and the need to approach the Qur’an afresh today.

Be Equipped to Interact More Fruitfully and Thoughtfully with Muslims

The Quran with Christian Commentary offers a unique introduction to the primary religious text of Islam. Alongside a precise modern English translation of the Quran, author Gordon D. Nickel provides in-text notes to explain the meaning of various surahs (chapters) and ayat (verses), their interpretive history and significance in Muslim thought, and similarities and differences when compared to biblical passages. Additional articles on important topics are written by an international team of today's leading experts including:

  • Abraham in the Quran by George Bristow
  • Early Christian Exegesis of the Quran by J. Scott Bridger
  • Tampering with the Pre-Islamic Scriptures by Gordon Nickel
  • Salvation in the Quran by Peter Riddell
  • Fighting and Killing in the Quran by Ayman S. Ibrahim
  • Creation in the Quran by Jon Hoover
  • Calling to Islam (da‘wa) by Matthew Kuiper
  • Apocryphal Details in Quranic Stories by Mateen Elass
  • The Death of Jesus in the Quran by Gordon Nickel
  • Son of God in the Quran by Gordon Nickel
  • Jihad in the Quran by David Cook
  • Moses in the Quran by Gordon Nickel
  • Manuscripts of the Quran by Daniel A. Brubaker
  • Women in the Quran by Linda Darwish
  • The Place of the Scale(s) in the Reckoning by Daniel A. Brubaker
  • Divine Punishment of Unbelievers in This World by David Marshall
  • Shi‘ite Interpretation of the Quran by Linda Darwish
  • The Language of Love in the Quran by Gordon Nickel
  • Allah in the Quran by Mark Anderson
  • Eschatology in the Quran by David Cook

Factual, respectful of Muslims, and insightful on issues about which Muslims and Christians disagree, The Quran with Christian Commentary equips Christians to interact more fruitfully with Muslim believers. Professors and students in courses on Islam and the Quran will find this to be an invaluable resource, as will pastors and missionaries who minister among Muslims. Written at a readable level, any Christian who wants to learn more about Islam and the Quran will find it to be a rich and informative introduction.

The Following is the introduction of the author about the book:


I was motivated to write this book because I saw that a large number of people gave themselves the title “Shia” without respecting this title or being aware of its rights.


A sensible person is one who knows the value of that which he possesses, so he can honour it if it deserves to be honoured and he can treasure it if it deserves to be treasured, and he can protect it from anything that will ruin it.  


I intentionally collected the Ahadith that reveal the status of the Shia, the rewards and the honour that Allah has prepared for them in the highest levels of Paradise, and the status of the pious Imams in Allah’s eyes. Therefore, those who read this book will learn with certainty the value of a Shia, and thereby respect and honour this title and stay committed to their obligatory duties that they have as Shia. May those who benefit from the contents of this book increasingly pray for me.


This book is entitled Bishāratul Muṣṭafā Le Shī'atil Murtaḍā (The Glad Tidings of Muṣṭafā for the Shia of Murtaḍā) and I have not included any Ḥadīth in it except the most authentic Aḥādith rom the most trusted scholars.


I seek nothing but to please Allah and I ask nothing but the prayers of those who read this book. I desire nothing but to attain nearness to the best of the creation (the Messenger of Allah) and his purified family, the Imams of guidance. May Allah’s blessings be on them, to the extent of the number of every (grain of) sand and every stone.


I ask Allah for piety and support, for He is the best supporter, who with His generosity, listens to prayers and grants them.

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