A not too old personal hand written copy of the Qur’an from Tareem.
This was taken from the house of the late Sayyid Eesa bin Abdul Qader bin Ahmad al Haddad. Those in Singapore near Masjid Abdul Razak may be familiar with the name. Next post is on him.
On this Qur’an..
The red text marks the beginning of a new chapter. In this case it says ‘Chapter of The Bees, in it are 128 verses, a Meccan Chapter.’ Bottom left is the mark of a bookworm.
Handwritten copies of the Qur’an are not difficult to find here. And it is the main copy read in the daily circles. Meaning, it’s not a relic nor framed up.
Most mosques would have a copy of the Qur’an split in seven volumes, one for each day matching the weekly Thursday early morning khatam. It is printed but with hand written script.
The recent seven volume set found in many mosques in Tareem today was published by the descendants of Sayyid Eesa. It was proofread by the current Grand Mufti Habib Ali Mashoor bin Muhammad bin Salem Bin Hafidh and hand written by a scholar either from the renowned BaFadhl or al Khatiib family.
Among others, Habib Salem Bin Hafidh, the grandfather of Habib Ali Mashoor and Habib Omar also engaged in writing out copies of the Qur’an.
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