Short Essay on Holy Quran

Quran is the most important religious book of Islam religion and the Muslim community. According to the Islam religion, the discourses contained in the Quran were first of all expressed by the messenger of Allah named Jabriel to Mohammad Prophet on the direction of Allah.

Thereafter, the Prophet collected the discourses in the Quran and presented before the people. In other words, the holy Quran is a collection of divinely inspired utterances and discourses.

It is a holy book containing 300 pages divided into 114 chapters called Surahs. These are arranged roughly in order of length except for the short and popular prayers that constitute Surah 1 -Al Fatihah, the opening; Surah 2-Al Baqarah, the cow, has 286 verses; Surah 3, Al Imran, the family of Iran, has 200 verses; Surah 4, An Nisa, women, has 177 and so on down to the final Surahs that has only 3-6 short verses.

As the Madinan are usually the longer ones, the order is not chronological the formula Bismillah ar-Rahman meaning "in the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful, is prefixed to every Surah except one.

The general tone of the Quran is sombre and meditative. It is written in a conversation style dialogues between God and humanity.

It is a vibrant outpouring of divine messages, of powerful bursts reflecting different moods. Covering the entire gamut of life, the Quran gives man and woman the highest possible status of vicegerent of God on Earth.