Tafseer e Namoona by

Ayatullah Naser makarem shirazi

Tafseer-e-Namoona is considered as one of the most valuable interpretation of Holy Quran currently available. The work on this interpretation was carried out over 15 years of efforts by a group of prominent scholars under the patronage of Ayatollah Nasser Makaram Shirazi.

Tafseer was originally written in Persian language and has been translated in different languages including Arabic and Urdu. Salient features of Tafseer e Namoona is its simple language and interpretation is directed toward common people.

Quran is a book of life, therefore, instead of literary and philosophical interpretation of the verses and other issues, the main focus of this Tafseer is to address issues that relats to personal as well as social life of individuals.

There are various topics discussed in the Quran such as: Riba; slavery; women's rights; philosophy of Hajj; gambling; the philosophy of forbidding wine and pork; Islamic Jihad and its goals; and other similar themes. Tafseer highlights the topic in each verse of Quran and provides additional information so that the readers do not have to search for additional resources for understanding the topic.

For better understanding of common man, the interpretation model has been formulated in a simple language whilst comprehensively addressing literary, spiritual, social and ethical issues discussed in the Quran. Complex terminologies, which may limit its use to scholars are avoided except where necessary. For this reason, Tafseer e Namoona is considered as one of the most literary and easily understandable tafseer.