Egyptian Saad Mohammed creates 700 metre Koran by hand
Saad Muhammad ,An Egyptian school drop-out is hoping to make history after spending three years painstakingly creating what he believes to be the world’s largest Koran.The intricately decorated, hand-drawn Quran scroll is 700 metres long (2,296ft) – which means, when it is unrolled, it is almost twice as tall as the 381-metre-high Empire State Building. And It would take about five minutes to walk the distance covered by the length of the scroll .He believes the scroll is long enough to make it into the Guinness World Records, which has yet to set a record for the largest handwritten Koran.But in order to achieve his dream and make it into the record book, he needs some help with the cost of entering.”This Koran is 700 metres long, and of course that’s a large amount of paper,” he told Reuters TV.
It is to be noted that Another contender for the largest handwritten Koran was unveiled in Afghanistan in 2012. It is more than 2.2 metres long and 1.55 metres wide, contains 218 pages of beautifully written text and is wrapped in a leather cover created from the skins of 21 goats. The 500kg (1,100lb) holy book took five years to create, but does not appear to have been officially entered in the Guinness Book of Records
Leet us Pray that the 700 m Quran Scroll by Saad Muhammad gets into the Guinness World Records for longest Quran
Let us take a glipmse at the Quran Scroll :
Mr Mohammed, who lives in the town of Belqina, north of Cairo, has funded every centimetre of his passion project.He has funded every penny of the costs so far But he hopes to get help so he can enter the Guinness World Records .
Rabbana Duas from Quran بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيمِ Listen to the Recitation of this Dua . 1.Our Lord! Accept (this service) from us: For Thou art the All-Hearing, the All-knowing[2:127] Rabbana taqabbal minna innaka antas Sameeaul Aleem رَبَّنَا تَقَبَّلْ مِنَّا إِنَّكَ أَنْتَ السَّمِيعُ العَلِيمُ 2.Our Lord! Make of us Muslims, bowing to Thy (Will), and of our progeny a people Muslim, bowing to Thy (will); and show us our place for the celebration of (due) rites; and turn unto us (in Mercy); for Thou art the Oft-Returning, Most Merciful[2:128] Rabbana wa-j'alna Muslimayni laka wa min Dhurriyatina 'Ummatan Muslimatan laka wa 'Arina Manasikana wa tub 'alayna 'innaka 'antat-Tawwabu-Raheem رَبَّنَا وَاجْعَلْنَا مُسْلِمَيْنِ لَكَ وَمِن ذُرِّيَّتِنَا أُمَّةً مُّسْلِمَةً لَّكَ وَأَرِنَا مَنَاسِكَنَا وَتُبْ عَلَيْنَآ إِنَّكَ أَنتَ التَّوَّابُ الرَّحِيمُ 3.Our Lord! Grant us good in this world and good in the hereafter, and save us from the chastisement of the fire[2:201] Rabbana atina fid-dunya ... Continue reading
The Muadhin of Masjid Al-Sulaimani in Jeddah has passed away whilst waiting to call the Adhan for Fajr prayers. Inna lillahe Wa inna ilaehi rajeun. 60-year-old Abdul Haq al Halabi was sitting reciting the Qur’an and passed away with just minutes left before the time of Adhan. The deceased muezzin, who has two sons, Khaldun and Anas, and three daughters, spent 40 years of his life in Saudi Arabia and he was known to frequent the mosque and was often seen reciting the Qur’an. May Allah grant him Jannah. The deceased was praised for his efforts in helping pilgrims during his life. His live culminated with dedicating the last three years in his life with serving the mosque and worshippers, as well as calling for the adhan. May Allah grant him jannah. Ref :Arabic News Source Also read : When 22 Muazzen became shaheed while trying to complete adhan ... Continue reading
Lessons Learnt from Surah Al Hujurat Ayat 13 (Quran 49:13 ) :All Human are equal in Sight of Allah irrespective of their color, Race or Nationality. Human beings, We created you all from a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes so that you may know one another. Verily the noblest of you in the sight of Allah is the most God-fearing of you.Surely Allah is All-Knowing, All-Aware.(49:13) This Verse answers the question why are their different tribe ,why all People are not of same colour and why is World not single Nation. Allah answers it by directly adressing the humans saying :" Human beings, We created you all from a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes so that you may know one another. Verily the noblest of you in the sight of Allah is the most God-fearing of you.Surely Allah is ... Continue reading
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