Indonesia: World's largest wooden Quran inspires awe in Palembang

The world's largest wood-carved Quran measures 1.77 by 1.40 metres (5.8 by 4.6 feet) and can be found in the Indonesian city of Palembang, as shown in footage from Thursday. The Quran's creator, Shofwatillah Mohzaib, reportedly created the holy book in the form of 30 Quranic juz — traditional divisions of the Quran — in nine years. Footage shows devotees praying in front of the Quran and... Еще examining its inscriptions up close. «After I arrived here and saw it with my own eyes, praise to God Almighty, that this is true, it is a very big Quran and I am so amazed by it,» devotee Mrs. Idah said. Indonesia has the largest Muslim population in the world, with an estimated 225 million Muslims. An estimated 99 percent of them adheres to Sunni Islam.

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