Just as reading a medicine’s name doest not cure a patient unless it is consumed. Reading Qur’an without understanding and implementation will never cure the real problems. The basic purpose of Qur’an itself is to read it with understanding. As mentioned by Allah himself:-
“This is a book We have sent down to you blest so that the people may ponder over the verses thereof and the wise may be admonished (Sad :29).
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