How did our Prophet (pbuh) speak with Gabriel?
Excerpt from Mr. Adnan Oktar's Live Conversation on A9TV dated July 26th, 2014
- You have said before that our Prophet was in a state of wakefulness when speaking with Gabriel. When he emerged from that state after receiving revelation did he remember only the verses or did not our Prophet remember the whole encounter?
Adnan Oktar: Of course God inscribed the verses in his heart. That is a miracle of the Qur’an. There are very long surahs and verses. He memorized them all. When Gabriel came, he covered our Prophet with a shawl. When the revelation came they uncovered our Prophet, who turned pale, began sweating beads and fell into a state of faintness. When he awoke he began reciting all the verses. Masha’Allah.
He even tried to move his mouth to memorize those verses. God told him not to try to remember them, but that he would inscribe them in his heart. God said he could relax as he would not forget the verses.
When he awoke he began reciting very long verses of the Qur’an, that almost nobody could memorize, right from the start. That is a miracle. The Companions were then writing the verses down.
But they also memorized them. They kept them written on pieces of parchment. But hundreds of people were able to memorize the entire Qur’an. Our Prophet also memorized the Qur’an, as you know.
Then those who had memorized the Qur’an began being martyred in battle. When very many of them were martyred, the Qur’an began being written down.