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The virtues of Recitation

To reflect upon the verses of Allaah is a form of worship; it is something that will draw one close to Allaah, Most High. This reflection is not a reckless and wandering one, rather, it includes a study of the classical Tafseer (exegesis) of the verses being pondered over. Allaah, Most High, Says in the Quran (what means): “Then do they not reflect upon the Quran? If it had been from [any] other than Allaah, they would have found within it much contradiction.” [Quran: 4:82]

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July 5, 2010 Posted by | Virtues of Qur'an Recitation | , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Importance of Tajweed: The Mistakes people do while reciting

Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem

The Noble Quran is the literal words of Allaah that He revealed as an infallible source of legislation for mankind to live an organised life by. It contains regulations and recommendations about all aspects of life and references to the Hereafter. Being so important, the Quran must be read, written, and recited correctly and clearly, so as not to create any sort of ambiguity or misunderstanding whatsoever. Allaah Almighty addressed His Messenger Muhammad sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam (may Allaah exalt his mention) in the Quran, Saying (what means): “…And recite the Quran with measured recitation.” [Quran 73:4]

Listening to the Quran being recited correctly is enough to soften even the hardest of hearts. Muslims and non-Muslims alike find it a deeply moving experience, even if they do not understand what is being said. Every Muslim has to recite Quran in prayers, but many of us do not realise that reciting the Quran correctly while observing the rules of recitation is not an advanced science for expert reciters alone, rather it is an obligation upon each and every one of us whenever we recite the Quran.

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What Al Qur’an is Not!

By Muqeet Mujtaba Ali

  • Not a book written by any human being but the Book authored to precision by mankind’s very Creator.

  • Not a book only to be read in Ramadhan but the  beacon light & companion from cradle to grave.

  • Not a book to be kept in law courts for resorting to oath taking, but The Global Constitution, the code of conduct from the Maker to the made.

  • Not a book of history but The Divine Verdict on history. Continue reading

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