A division of the Quran; loosely translated as "chapter".

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Is it universally agreed which surahs are Meccan and which are Medinan? If so, when did this agreement arise?

I've found several lists online (example) of surahs, where the classification of Meccan or Medinan is given for each surah. Every list seems to classify them the same way. Is that because Muslims ...
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Question about Doa Yunus

Is doa Yunus taken from Surah Yunus? And what is the fazilat and uses of Doa Yunus? Because I read in some places about reading it 40 times or more at dark night in a sizdah, and its beneficial, ...
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What is the meaning of the division of the Quran into Surahs?

If I understand correctly, the Quran is held to be the words given to Mohammed by God over a series of visits from the angel Gabriel, which were then dictated to scribes and eventually written down. ...
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Did Allah choose the names of Surahs? (or prophet Muhammad(s) chose their names?) [duplicate]

As you are aware, each Surah has its specific name. For instance Surahs: Al-Fatiha, Al-Baqara, Al-Imran, An-Nisa and so on. I was wondering if Allah named these Surahs with current names. Or the ...
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Who did name Surah al-Isra as Bani-Israel? (as the other name of Al-Isra)?

The seventeenth Surah of the holy Qur’an is famous as two names. Actually one of its names is Al-Isra and the other name is Bani-israel. My initial question is that which one is the main name of this ...
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Taha (طه) is a name of prophet Mohammad (pbuh)?

Is it true that the first aya(verse) of 20th surah (Taha sura) is a name or perhaps a cognomen of our prophet?
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What is the precise meaning of “Surah”?

According to my research, the word "Surah" has some meanings, such as: Enclosure, Altitude, the wall which is around the city. (http://islamquest.net/fa/archive/question/tr22318 ) But I was ...
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Is drawing someone who isn't real but from your head/imagination haram?

I have been drawing for two years and got amazing results in that time. Even people I don't know compliment me, but is drawing a character that came from your mind haram? Ex: Paul Gilligan's "Poncho" ...
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What to do if i forget surah during salat

Assalamu Alaikum. My Question is "What To Do if i forget surah in salaah ?". Should I go to ruku or should I read any other surah instead of the surah i forgot. Few days back it happened to me and i ...
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Listening To Quran and memorizing the exact shaikhs words?

Ok So I listen to Quran a lot more than reading Quran and I listen to one specific sura alot which is Al-NISA and the shaikh always repeats a part of the ayat, which alot of other people do but I do ...
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Order of verses in Quran [duplicate]

I wonder how are the verses ordered in Quran. Looking at this site, it says all verses were ordered in the life time of the prophet, because Quran was being written and was in same order we read ...