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SHAFAQNA Exclusive: What is the purpose behind reading Quran?

SHAFAQNA Exclusive: What is the purpose behind reading Quran?

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association) – According to the Grand Ayatollah Javadi Amoli, reading Quran has its rules and manners such as how to pronounce the letters, where to stop or where to join the words. But the main purpose behind reading Quran is for a human to read it in a way to observe the object of worship. In order to get to such a phase, nothing expect the love of worshipped will be in the heart of the worshipper. The human can distinguish if there is something else in the heart apart from God.

Imam Sajjad (AS) said, if I am the only person on the earth, as long as the Quran is with me, I will never panic. The aim of the worship is for the worshipper to observe the worshipped in the heart. This is not impossible but at the same time have its rules and manners. Reading Quran is worship and to reach the stage of observation one must have control over the eyes and ears. Each person must be careful to carry out all acts according to religion and to not to neglect remembering God at work or at home. At the time of reading Quran, when a person can observe the owner of those words with inner eyes, then that individual has reached the purpose behind reading Quran.

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