Methods of Interpreting Qur’an 8item Why dose Shia interpret the verses of the Holy Quran? According to Shi`ahs and Sunnis who is entitled to interpret the Qur`an? What are the prerequisites for understanding the Qur`an? What are the dangers of the self-commentaries and what is the Shia opinion on it? According to the Shia, What is the rules and regulation of interpreting the Holy Qur’an? It is mentioned in many traditions that no one has the right to interpret the Quran according to one's personal views and opinion. And if anyone does it, his place is Hell. What is the meaning of interpreting according to one's personal views? What is the difference between an interpretation based on opinion (which is based on one’s own thinking and personal opinions) and an interpretation based on the opinion of intellectuals (specifically based on an authentic singular report [khabar wahed])? Knowing that the Quran is a clear book, what are the conditions/prerequisites of comprehending it?