A Research Overview of Discussions of Ayat Tasmia in the Holy Quran قرآن مجید میں آیت تسیمہ کے مباحث کا تحقیقی جائزہ

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Mayam Hamid


Islam is a complete code for life. Islam prescribes and encourages its believers to do righteous deeds and teaches them prayers and supplications before starting each work so that they are blessed and protected. Among these supplications, one of the essential is Ayat Tasmia "Bismillah al-Rahman al-Rahim." This important Arabic prayer reflects the culture and civilization of an Islamic society regardless of their different languages. Muslims usually recite it before starting their activities, for example, before eating. In the Quran, this prayer is revealed in Surat al-Namal and comes before every Surah except Surah-Al-Tawbah. Thus it transpires 114 times in the Qur'an. It is also abbreviated as Bismillah, Bismillah, and Tasmiyyah.Every Surah of the Holy Qur'an except Surah Al-Tawbah begins with Bismillah al-Rahman al-Raheem. There is a difference of opinion among scholars as to whether it is part of a particular Surah or only used as a Benediction. This difference affects the number of verses as well as its obligation or significance when reciting the Qur'an. This research aims to explore Ayat Tasmia's directives in the Holy Quran and will solve a fundamental challenge for the readers, enabling them to recite the Holy Quran appropriately, particularly in Prayers.

Key words: Supplications, Islamic Society, Benediction, Obligation.

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