?

Salman Spiritual :: Towards the Inner Vision of the Truth :: An Ismaili Perspective

Promoting Personal Search for Higher Spiritual Enlightenment

"Alif. Lam. Ra. (This is) a Scripture which We have revealed unto thee (Muhammad) that thereby thou mayst bring forth mankind from darkness unto light." — Holy Qur'an 14:1

 

Qur'anic Treasures Hidden in Surah 'A-laa (The Most High) (Holy Qur'an 87:1-19)

Download mp3 track:
Surah 'A-laa sound track

Transliteration Ayat Number English Translation
Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim   In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful
Sabbihisma Rabbikal-'A-laa; (87:1) Praise the name of thy Lord the Most High,
Allazii khalaqa fasawwa; (87:2) Who createth, then disposeth;
Waallazii qaddara fahadaa; (87:3) Who measureth, then guideth;
Waallazii 'akhrajal-mar-'aa, (87:4) Who bringeth forth the pasturage,
Fa-ja-'alahuu gusaaa-an 'ahwaa. (87:5) Then turneth it to russet stubble.
Sanuqri-uka falaa tansaaa, (87:6) We shall make thee read (O Muhammad) so that thou shalt not forget
'Illaa maa shaaa-'allahu: 'inna-Huu ya'-lamul-jahra wa maa yakhfaa. (87:7) Save that which Allah willeth. Lo! He knoweth the disclosed and that which still is hidden;
Wa nuyassiruka lil-Yusra. (87:8) And We shall ease thy way unto the state of ease.
Fa-zakkir 'in-nafa-'atiz-zikra. (87:9) Therefore remind (men), for of use is the reminder.
Sa-yazzakkaru many-yakhshaa: (87:10) He will heed who feareth,
Wa yatajanna-buhal-'ash-qaa, (87:11) But the most hapless will flout it,
'Allazii yaslan-Naaral-kubraa, (87:12) He who will be flung to the great Fire
Summa laa yamuutu fiiha wa laa yahya. (87:13) herein he will neither die nor live.
Qad 'aflaha man-tazakkaa. (87:14) He is successful who groweth,
Wa zakarasma Rabbihii fasallaa. (87:15) And remembereth the name of his Lord, so prayeth,
Bal tu'-siruunal-hayaatad-dunyaa; (87:16) But ye prefer the life of the world
Wal-'Aakhiratu khayrunw-wa 'abqaa. (87:17) Although the Hereafter is better and more lasting.
'Inna haazaa lafis-Suhufil-'uulaa -- (87:18) Lo! This is in the former scrolls.
Suhufi 'Ibrahiima wa Muusaa. (87:19) The Books of Abraham and Moses.

The recitations of selected aya(t) of Holy Qur'an in Tarteel tune are by Shiekh Abdul Bassit Abdul Sumed and have been reproduced on this site with permission from MECAH Enterprises.


The lit candle represents the Light of Imamat. Let us actualize this Light into our spiritual hearts, heads, & consciences so that we may also be able to submit spiritual & luminous nazranas in the Diamond Jubilee.

Resources for Personal Search