Quranic Activities Rise at Mecca Grand Mosque on Last Ten Days of Ramadan

21:02 - April 02, 2024
News ID: 3487782
IQNA – As Muslims observe the last ten days of the holy month of Ramadan, Quranic activities have increased at the Grand Mosque in Mecca.

Quranic activities at Mecca Grand Mosque


The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque of Mecca and the Prophet’s Mosque said Quranic programs and Quran recitation circles have increased at the Grand Mosque in the last third part of the holy month.

One of these programs is the Quran memorization course that continues 24/7, al-Mawatin website reported.

Some 1,230 men and women take turns to learn the Holy Book by heart under the supervision of 102 Quran teachers.

Also, a group of male and female Quran experts help worshippers and pilgrims correct their recitation of the Quran.

According to authorities, such programs are aimed at strengthening the Muslims’ bond with the Holy Quran and its teachings.

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Ramadan, which began on Tuesday, March 12, this year, is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar.

It is a period of prayer, fasting, charity giving and self–accountability for Muslims around the world.

The Quran was revealed to the Holy Prophet’s (PBUH) heart in this month.

During Ramadan, Muslims fast (abstain from foods and drinks) from sunrise to sunset.

They also devote a considerable amount of time during this month to reading and contemplating the Quran.