The Holy Qur’an

By Mir Ahmed Ali

First U.S. Edition (1988)

The Holy Qur’an

S. V. Mir Ahmed Ali, Tahrike Tarsile Qur’an, Elmhurst, New York, USA, 1988
“ ذلك الكتاب لا ريب فيه This is the Book There is no doubt therein إنه لقرآن كريم في كتاب مكنون لا يمسه إلا المطهرون


S. V. Mir Ahmed Ali (1902–1976), writer, theologian and educationist, born in Madras (Chennai), India. He is most known for his Quran translation by the self-explanatory title “The Holy Qur’an: with English translation of the Arabic text and commentary according to the version of the Holy Ahlul-Bait: with special notes from Ayatullah Agha Haji Mirza Mahdi Pooya Yazdi on the philosophic aspects of some of the verses” first published in 1964.

About the author

Mir Ahmed Ali

  • Born: Madras, British India, 15 July 1902
  • Died: Chennai, India, 17 September 1976 (aged 74)
  • Full name: Sajjadi Vafakhani Mir Ahmed Ali
  • Creed: Muslim


Reprinted several times in Pakistan and USA.