I want to know that how SAKTAH must be offered while reading the AYAT.

Question
Assalaam alaikum
I want to know that how SAKTAH  must be offered while reading the AYAT... shall we stop on the word following the symbol of Saktah? plz tell the correct way of reading the ayat with any example. best regards.
Answer
Wa alaikum assalaam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh,
The sakt is a breathless pause [stopping the sound] of less length than a normal stop. 
For Hafs 'an 'Aasim by the way of Ash-Shaatibiyyah, there are four required saktaat in the Glorious Qur'an. 
They are between the two red words when reading them joined  together in the following aayaat:





In addition to these four required saktaat when reading in continuum, there are two allowed saktaat:



Please see the following link for full details which also has links to two sound files to hear the sakt read properly:
http://www.abouttajweed.com/the-qalqalah-as-sakt-and-al-ikhtilaas/the-sakt.html