The Majestic Quran

Plain English Translation with Arabic Text

Translated by Dr Musharraf Hussain Al Azhari




For the first time ever this reader-friendly presentation of the translation of the Quran will help you to understand the topic you are reading, and learn the moving and transformative message of the Quran.

There are 1500 sections with headings. The infallible word of Allah is a literary masterpiece of breathtaking beauty, revealed by the Most Gracious and Loving Lord in an authoritative yet gentle, poetic language.

This refreshing and beautiful presentation of the message of the glorious Quran is accurate, and reads easily and flows smoothly. The notes help to explain special Islamic concepts and Quranic terms, as well as Arabic metaphors and idioms. This landmark translation will appeal to English readers globally.



“Dr Hussain’s translation is a beautiful rendering of the divine message, aiding our understanding … It is a wonderful addition to the field of Qur’an translation.”
Syed Yasrab Daud Shah, BA (Hons), Arabic Teacher

“… an excellent translation, revealing the clear message of the Holy Qur’an in plain language and style. The Introduction to Surat is a summary of the subject matter and highlights the central theme. Giving separate headings to a set of verses is commendable, a unique feature of this translation.”
Allama M. Masood Ahmed, Global Islamic Mission Inc, New York, USA

“This translation of the Quran is commendable for its successful attempt at conveying the meaning and message. The lucid translation … will advance readers’ understanding of the Quran.”
Professor Abdur Raheem Kidwai, Aligarh University

“The Majestic Quran is an excellent translation in contemporary English, its faithful to the original text and presents the meaning and the message thematically.”
Imam Muhammad Asim, MBE, Leeds

“At last, a plain English translation, a much-needed Divine guidance that will enlighten and educate generations to come. A must read for those who want to understand the message and teachings of Islam.”
Parveen A. Hussain, LLB, PGCE, College Lecturer

The author

Dr Musharraf Hussain is a Scholar and the chief Executive of Karimia Institute Nottingham. He came to Britain from Pakistan in 1966 with his parents to the town of Halifax, where he memorised the Quran, learnt Tajweed and basic Quranic Arabic. After completing a degree in Biochemistry at Aston University, he went on to gain a Science doctorate. He worked as a Scientist till 1990 and then decided to dedicate himself to serving the Muslim community. He studied the Islamic sciences at a seminary in Pakistan under the guidance of Justice Pir Muhammad Karam Shah and then at Al-Azhar University, Cairo. He was awarded an OBE by Her Majesty the Queen in 2008 for his services to community relations in Britain. Formerly he was the director of the PGCE teacher training course and vice chair of the Association of Muslim Schools (2000-2003) as well as the chairman of the Christian Muslim forum (2008-10).

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