Will Smith Shares Why He Read Quran 'Cover To Cover' During Ramadan, Says It's 'Crystal Clear'

Here's why Hollywood actor Will Smith turned to the Quran during Ramadan 2023. As the actor talked about his spiritual journey and search for clarity, he delved into his insights on the Quran's simplicity and his exploration of other religious texts, including the Bhaga... Read More
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Updated on Mar 21, 2024, 20:03 IST- 3 min read
Will Smith Shares Why He Read Quran 'Cover To Cover' Druing Ramadan, Says It's 'Crystal Clear'

Hollywood actor Will Smith who has often travelled to India for spiritual purposes and even met spiritual leader Sadhguru, recently revealed in an interview with?Egyptian journalist Amr Adeeb on the Big Time Podcast that he read?Quran 'cover to cover' during Ramadan 2023.?

Why?Will Smith read the Quran during Ramadan?

Will Smith Shares Why He Read Quran X

While talking about his last few years and how his focus turned towards spirituality, Will Smith revealed he was inclined to?explore various religious texts. "You know the last two years of my life have been a difficult time and my attention turned inward. And I was just talking to someone earlier about how I read all the holy books," he said.

Furthermore, he revealed that he?delved into the Quran during Ramadan in 2023 and read it cover to cover. "?I read the Quran cover to cover during Ramadan this year (2023). This is the spiritual-seeking phase of my life. This is the period of my life that I am trying to cultivate as wide, open and loving a heart as I will be able to."?

The Hollywood star added, "I love the simplicity of the Quran. It's so clear. It's crystal clear..."

Furthermore, Smith emphasized a principle from the Quran, which is "every soul is accountable for itself." He said that he adopted this belief as the cornerstone of his parenting philosophy, enabling his children to assume responsibility for their actions and choices.??

Shedding light on Abrahamic lineage, Smith observed the unified narrative presented in the Quran, the Torah, and the Bible. He shared that these scriptures depict Prophet Ibrahim as the patriarch from whom emerged the Prophets Ismail and Ishaq.

Will Smith on Bhagavad Gita and Maharabhat

Will Smith Shares Why He Read Quran X

During his promotional tour in India for his movie?Bright, Smith said that he was immensely influenced by Arjuna from Mahabharat when he read Bhagavad Gita. "I love the history. I am 90 percent through the Bhagavad Gita. To be reading that and to be here... my inner Arjuna is being channelled.?I am going to go to Rishikesh next time. I am definitely going to be spending a lot more time here."

he said in an interview. Furthermore, he added?Bhagavad Gita and the story of?Arjun?in the Mahabharata helped him understand his purpose in life.

For more news and updates?from the world of?celebrities?from?Bollywood?and?Hollywood, keep reading?Indiatimes Entertainment.

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