Illiterate woman memorises Quran - Emirates24|7

Illiterate woman memorises Quran

Washma bint Zayed Al Fifi died just two days after performing Umrah (Sabq)

A Saudi woman in her 80s died after memorising all the verses in the Quran although she could not read or write, a newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Washma bint Zayed Al Fifi died just two days after performing Umrah (mini pilgrimage) in the Western Saudi town of Makkah, 'Sabq' Arabic language daily said.

“She had memorised the Quran although she could not read or write. She had spent nearly 18 years to memorise the Quran by listening to tapes at her home in Riyadh.”


 

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