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Nuzul Al-Qur’an

Islamic Holiday Islamic Holiday celebrated in several countries

The Holy Qur'an

When is Nuzul Al-Quran?

Year Date
2018 June 1st
2017 June 12th
2016 June 22nd
2015 July 4th
2014 July 15th
Country Name
brunei Brunei Nuzul Al-Quran
malaysia Malaysia Nuzul Quran

Known as the Qur'an Revelation Day, this holiday Commemorates the day when the words of the Qur'an were first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad.

The Qur’an is the holy book of Islam, which is believed to be a revelation from Allah.

Nuzul (which roughly translates as revelation) Al-Qur'an takes place on the 17th day of the month of Ramadan.

The Prophet Muhammad was in a cave on Mount Hira, close to Mecca, when the angel Gabriel appeared and revealed the first five lines of Surh Al-Alaq (chapter 96 of the Qur'an).

Following this first revelation, Muhammad received many revelations of holy text for the rest of his life ( a further twenty three years).

The revelations were recorded by scribes and after the death of Muhammad, they compiled them in texts. The version of these texts that became the Qur'an was established by Caliph Uthman.

national and public holidays in Malaysia Malaysia

In Malaysia, this is a holiday in all regions except for Johor, Kedah, Malacca, Sabah and Sarawak.


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