Vadodara’s Jama Masjid claims to have world’s largest Quran

  • ANI, Vadodara
  • Updated: May 23, 2016 20:46 IST
Vadodara’s Jama Masjid has claimed to have world’s biggest Quran. (ANI)

The Jama Masjid in Gujarat’s Vadodara has added another feather to its cap with the claim of having the biggest Quran in the world.

The mosque, which is famous because of its association with cricketers Irfan Pathan and Yusuf Pathan, has now claimed of having the biggest elaboration of the holy text.

The length and breadth of this Quran is 75 inch and 41 inch respectively. The ink used in the texts is made up of Kohl and peacock’s feather. The border of the Quran is elaborated with a gold coating.

Watch: ‘Jama Masjid in Vadodara claims to have biggest Quran in world’

It is worthy to be noted that a Quran, kept at Russian city of Kazan’s Qolsharif mosque has been awarded a Guinness World Records certificate for being the world’s largest.

Printed on Scotland paper, this Quran edition is 150x200cm, has 632 pages and weighs 800kg.

The cover of the religious text was made of malachite and semi-precious stones and is encrusted with phyanite, jade, gold and silver leaf.

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