Qur’an Recitation

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Project Description

The Holy Quran is Allah’s message to human beings. In the Quran Allah talks to us, and tells us how to live our lives so that we are successful in this world as well as in the Hereafter. The Quran is the most important Book for a Muslim and the Holy Prophet (s) says: The best remembrance is the [recitation of] Quran. He also says: The best of speech is the Book of Allah A believer should try to spend some time each day reciting the Quran, and understanding the message that Allah has given him. The Holy Prophet (s) says: Whoever wishes that Allah should talk to him should recite the Quran. Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq has said that, the minimum daily reading of the Qur’an should be fifty verses or one-fourth of the part.

The Study of Qur’an recitation at the Prehawza program comprises the following areas;

– Reading
a – Overview (necessity, significance of reading, explanation of reading terminology, fluency in reading and Tajweed)
– Familiarity with the letters
– Short vowels (Fatha, Kasra, Dhumma)
– Long vowels (Madd letters)
– Sukoon (Consonants)
– Shadda (Accentuated)
– Tanween (Nunnation)
– Madd (Extended vowel)
– Unpronounced letters
– Phonological process for dealing with two consequent consonants
– Full pronunciation of “ha'” pronoun
– Pause (quality, signs)
– Fluency in reading
a – Practicing the regulations of fluency in reading (individual reading or choir reading)
– Introductory Tajweed
a – How to pronounce letters
b – Familiarity with Isti’la (Elevation) , Istifal (Lowering), Ghonnah (Nasalization), Leen (Softness), Qalqalah (Echo)
c – Heavy and light pronunciation of letter Laam “ل”
d – Regulations of letter Stationary (Al-Sakina) Noon “ن” with emphasis on Idghaam
e – Familiarity with kinds of extended vowels (Madd)

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