The Opener (First Chapter of The Quran)

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    Sura Al-Fatiha “The Opening” Sura Al-Fatiha (“The Opening”) is the first chapter of the Quran. Its verses are a prayer for God’s guidance and stress the Lordship and Mercy of God (Allah in Arabic). This chapter has a special role in daily prayers (Salat), being recited at the start of each unit of prayer, or […]

The Opener (First Chapter of The Quran)

Sura Al-Fatiha
“The Opening”

Sura Al-Fatiha (“The Opening”) is the first chapter of the Quran. Its verses are a prayer for God’s guidance and stress the Lordship and Mercy of God (Allah in Arabic). This chapter has a special role in daily prayers (Salat), being recited at the start of each unit of prayer, or rak’ah.

English translation

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