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 .
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News Source : Reuters
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