tajweed Intro

  Ibn Mas`ud (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: The Messenger of Allah () said to me: “Whoever recites a letter from the Book of Allah, he will be credited with a good deed, and a good deed gets a ten-fold reward. I do not say that Alif-Lam-Mim is one letter, but Alif is […]

tajweed Glossary

Glossary A – F G – K L – S T – Z Basmala      ‘In the Name of Allah, Most Beneficent, Most Merciful’. Dammah A small apostrophe-like shape written above a letter. It represents a short vowel ‘u’ (like the ‘u’ sound in ‘who’ but only stretched for 1 count). Definite Article This is formed […]

tajweed etiquette

The Etiquette of proper recitation of Qur’an Allah () only accepts deeds that are correct and sincere. A sincere deed is one done for Allah () alone and a correct deed is one done according to the rules of Sharia’ (Islamic law). Therefore a reader should follow certain principles when reciting. The most important rules […]