How can you Understand Quran better?
Do you understand the Quran as it should be?
Have you made any effort to understand it?We can’t talk about that before knowing the Quran itself. The Holy Quran is the guidance book for all Muslims.It was the last book that was revealed by Allah on His beloved Messenger Muhammad (SAW). We say it is the guidance book as it contains what muslims want in their lives. To understand Quran we have to know that it contains political issues, life issues, talks about the poor, Orphans, and all we can imagine.
Is it difficult to understand Quran?It is not difficult to understand the holy Quran, as most of its stories are repeated in many chapters, which can facilitate its understanding.
What makes it easy?To understand it is very important to learn Arabic language; as it is the language of the Quran words. Arabic language not only the language that the Quran was revealed, it is also the language of our beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAW). Translation of the Quran verses will never give the same meaning of the main text, we have to realize this fact. So, to understand the whole concept of a verse or a chapter, you have to learn Arabic language first. There are some tips to understand Quran: To understand the Quran, these tips will help you in your journey.
1. Listening to the Holy Quran:To make it easy for you, you have to listen to the Quran carefully.
To apply the word of Allah:
وَإِذَا قُرِئَ الْقُرْآنُ فَاسْتَمِعُوا لَهُ وَأَنصِتُوا لَعَلَّكُمْ تُرْحَمُونَThis great verse shows that when the Holy Quran is recited, we must listen carefully, and be silent to receive Allah’s Mercy. This will help you to feel Khushoo’ even if you don’t know all of its meaning.
2. Recite it as much as you can:The more you recite the Holy Quran, the more its Miraculous characteristics will influence you.
3. Think about it:When you recite the Holy Quran, it is very important to think about it. This is the most important advice that will help you to understand the holy Quran.
( أَفَلَا يَتَدَبَّرُونَ الْقُرْآنَ أَمْ عَلَىٰ قُلُوبٍ أَقْفَالُهَا )
In This Ayah Allah says: “Do they not contemplate the Quran?”We all know this rule “the QUALITY is sometimes more important than the QUANTITY”. This means that to think about the Quran Verses and words are much better than reciting many chapters without understanding it. So, if we want to understand Quran comprehensively, we have to read it gently.
What will you do if you can’t understand?
ُوَمَا أَرْسَلْنَا مِن قَبْلِكَ إِلَّا رِجَالًا نُّوحِي إِلَيْهِمْ ۚ فَاسْأَلُوا أَهْلَ الذِّكْرِ إِن كُنتُمْ لَا تَعْلَمُونَThe translation of this verse is “… Ask the People of the Reminder if you do not know.” At this time, you have to ask the people of wisdom and knowledge to answer your questions. It is very important to say that one of the miracles of the Holy Quran is that everyone may understand its verses based on his\her own conditions. Every Muslim has to understand Quran and make some effort to get the reward from Allah. See more: What is “Quran definition”? And what does it contain?