Reciting the Holy Quran is full of benefits. It awakens the pure heart and makes a person beautiful from inside out. The Holy Qur’an is the most important book that ever came. It’s the ultimate guide for a Muslim to the eternal success.
The characteristics of The Holy Qur’an has been explain in the following verse:
“The Qur’an as a guide to mankind also clear (Signs) for guidance and judgment (between right and wrong)”
Allah SWT has made it clear to reward those who memorizes The Hole Qur’an. Therefore, we are going to talk about the Benefits of Memorizing the Holy Qur’an for Adults.
Benefits of Memorizing The Quran for Adults
Memorizing The Holy Qur’an helps cure Anxiety and Depression
The main purpose of the Holy Qur’an is “Guidance”. This beautiful book helped the Holy Prophet (ﷺ) in the times of hardships where he was facing problems from everywhere. It was a mentally and physically challenging time for everyone especially the Holy Prophet (ﷺ).
The Holy Qur’an provides us a viewpoint that we aren’t able to see. It gives an aspect to life that is true.
The testing of the effects of Holy Quran memorization on elderly people was done in a study. It included men from Saudia Arab whose age were 54+. Moreover, men from Mosques that were eligible for this study were included.
Everything from the weight, lifestyle, depression, blood pressure, and a lot of other factors were examined through a simple questionnaire. So what were the results? Well, surprisingly enough, men who memorized at least 10 sections of the Holy Qur’an had decreased anxiety, hypertension, and diabetes.
This was in comparison with the others who had memorized 0.5 sections of the Holy Book. Therefore, this gives us quite a practical idea of just a single benefit of memorizing The Holy Quran.
Memorizing The Quran Increases The Brainpower
The best possible way of improving mental health and the mental capacity is actually memorizing the Holy Book. This is very important for adults as it’s important for older people to keep their memory in place.
Memorizing the Holy Qur’an is like training your mind. It helps build a strong bond between the neurons and brain. It’s more or less like going to the gym and training your body – well, it’s the mind we are talking about.
For people with Alzhiemer and Memory loss, memorizing the Holy Quran can actually help in sharpening the memory.
In another study, adults from 20-40 age were chosen. Half of those people were memorizing the Quran and half weren’t. The results were once again, SURPRISING. People who were memorizing daily had gone through the questionnaire and memory test easily. While the others struggled a bit.
This shows us how The Holy Qur’an can help strengthen our brain. It’s just like reading in general. However, it’s also spiritually and physically healing.
Memorizing The Holy Qur’an has Positive effects on life
The Holy Qur’an gives you the peace of mind. It’s a way of meditation too. A study in Pakistan showed a lot of things to be taken into consideration. A total of 36 Huffadh were tested from age 15-30. (There were many adults).
The questionnaire was developed in two forms. The before and after effects of memorizing the Holy Book and its effects on an individual’s life. These forms were totally open and the candidates did a great job in showing their response.
Moreover, the results were totally positive and there was not a single negative impact of Memorizing The Holy Quran in anyone’s life. This shows us a great example of how memorizing the Holy Qur’an is the ultimate way to live a happy and successful life.
And this is a Book which We have revealed as a blessing: so follow it and be righteous, that ye may receive mercy
We have seen a lot of health and spiritual benefits for adults who memorize The Holy Quran. However, aside from that, there are uncountable benefits especially if we talk about the day of judgement.
The Holy Quran heals an individual mentally, physically, and spiritually. It’s a form of healing that makes you a better, stronger, and a healthier person.
The Holy Prophet (ﷺ) said:
Verily, Allah has a family made up of humans …”. Then Anas asked, “Who are they, O Messenger of Allah?”
The Holy Prophet (ﷺ) answered:
“That is the Quran expert (one who reads, memorizes, and practices it). They are the family of God and special people to God. ”
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