Al Dukhan – The Smoke – 044

NUMBER OF AYAAT

59

OPENING WORDS

حٰمۤ

MAKKI/ MADANI

Makki

CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

64

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One of the Hawameem (Beginning with Ha Meem) suwer. They are suwer 40-46. The Prophet (pbuh) said “I have been given Hawameem as a gift” They are known as the Crowns, embellishment and fragrance of the Qur’an. They were revealed in sequence chronologically and have been placed in the Qur’an in sequence. Dukhan means smoke and alludes to red textured smoke as a result of drought. It could refer to the smoke that will fill the atmosphere before the day of Judgement (intense pollution?) or the smoke that filled the air when a famine struck Madina…

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