Implement the Quran in Our Daily Life
For Muslims, reciting or reading the Quran is not enough. We need to understand the Holy Book of Allah. Also to implement the Quran in our daily life. To be successful in this life and in the next.
To implement the Quran in our life we need to understand the Holy Book properly. You need a qualified Islamic teacher to help you understand the Quran.
In this article, we will only focus on; how to implement the teachings of the Quran.
The Holy Quran is a religious book of Muslims. Before we go into detail we need to know the questions which raised in our mind;
Was the Quran revealed just for recitation?
Is it necessary to implement the Quran in our daily life?
By applying the teachings of the Quran, can we change our lifestyle and behavior?
The answer is yes, indeed. The Quran is a complete guidance for our whole life. That was revealed not only for the purpose of just recitation but also to understand it, implement it in our daily life, and spread the teachings of it to the whole of mankind.
Ways to Implement Quran in Daily Life
Before we start, how do you implement the Quran in our daily life? We must be able to recite and understand the Quran with proper tajweed rules.
When we’re able to recite and understand the Quran properly then it becomes easy to implement the Quran in our life.
In this way, we will be able to learn how one can submit himself to Allah Almighty in his heart, soul, and deeds.
Rules of Implementing the Quran
Make a habit of reciting the verses of Holy Quran on a daily basis. Even if it is a small portion of the Quran, we must recite.
Understanding the Quran
Understand the Quran, when we will know what is written in Quran, and for which purpose the Quran was revealed, our love for Allah SWT will increase. We will feel closer to Allah.
Follow the Teachings of Quran
By following the teachings of the Quran can make it easier to implement Quran in our daily life e.g. seeking and telling only the truth, doing justice, showing good manners, respecting others, spreading the message of Allah, saying the Salah on time, and all other teachings,
By Finding the Solutions from Quran
Allah has created not a single problem without its solution. The need is just to find the solution to our problem. But if we find the solution from the Quran, we can find it easily. Moreover, it has great virtues and regards as well to follow the Quran as per the recommendations of the Holy Quran.
Recite Small Portion of Quran in Morning & Before Going to Sleep
We are instructed to recite some portion of the Quran in the morning and before going to sleep. It is the Sunnah also to recite Surah Yassin in Morning and at night.
In the same way, on every Friday Prophet Muhammad SAWW used to recite Surah Kahf. There are a lot of other Sunnah as well regarding Quran recitation. We should also make these things an important part of our lives.
Recite Different Surah of Quran in Salah
Salah is the second most important pillar of Islam. Muslims say it five times a day. During Salah we should recite a portion of the Quran on a daily basis. In this way the Quran memorization will be more firm.
Keep a Small Copy of Quran with You
Small copies of the Quran are available in the market. You can keep it in your hand bag all the time. Whenever you get some spare time, just take it out and start Quran recitation.
Get an Authentic Book of Tafseer e Quran
In the Tafseer book of Quran, a detailed explanation is given of each and every ayah. A lot of Islamic scholars have written the Tafseer of the Quran. They are also translated in many languages. Get an authentic tafseer Quran. When you will start understanding the Quran, you would love to implement its teachings in your life.
Pay Attention While Reciting Quran
We should recite the Holy Quran with full devotion and dedication. Recite the Holy Quran with the spirit of your faith. Worldly matters distract you from concentrating on the teachings of the Quran. So we need to be focused and attentive while reciting the Quran.
Fix a Proper Time for Quran Recitation
If possible, fix a proper time to recite the Quran only. That will help you to manage all your tasks in life. A will can always make a way. If you will struggle to make time for recitation, Allah Almighty will help you in your other tasks.
Virtues of Reciting & Understanding the Quran
Allah Almighty sent the Holy Quran in small portions. It took almost 23 years to complete the Quran revelation. The ever first ayah from Quran was revealed on Holy Prophet Muhammad PBUH was,
ٱقْرَأْ بِٱسْمِ رَبِّكَ ٱلَّذِى خَلَقَ
Surah Alaq: 1
‘’Recite in the name of your lord, who created”
Since the very first ayah, Allah SWT commanded us to recite, read and learn. Being Muslim we cannot deny the importance of reciting Holy Quran. We are blessed to have such a precious gift from Allah Almighty.
We are instructed to learn and spread the teaching of the Quran. It is not just a religious book, rather it gives us complete guidance in every matter as a doctrine to live a pious life.
Human struggles in daily life makes it difficult to recite the Quran on a daily basis. But actually it makes our life easy while we make recitation a part of our routine. The Quran is a marvelous gift of Allah Almighty. Holy verses of the Quran have magical effects in the situation of stress and worry.
The Quran is like an ocean, the more we go deep, the more pearls will be found. The motivational and protective aspect of the Quran can heal your physical, psychological or any other spiritual disorder.
Prophet Muhammad SAWW said,
“The best among you are those who learn the Quran and teach it’’.
Sahih Bukhari: 5027
Allah says in Quran,
اَفَلَا يَتَدَبَّرُوۡنَ الۡقُرۡاٰنَ اَمۡ عَلٰى قُلُوۡبٍ اَقۡفَالُهَا ﴿۲۴﴾
“Do they not then earnestly seek to understand the Qur’an, or are their hearts locked up by them?”
(Surah Muhammad, 47:24)
In this ayah Allah SWT tells us the importance of understanding the Quran. 1400 years ago a complete set of rules was revealed to guide the whole mankind. May Allah SWT give us the ability to recite it with proper Tajweed and understanding. May He give us aptitude to implement the teachings of Quran in our lives to groom as pious Muslims. Ameen.