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Question (28 Rabee' Al-Awwal 1423/June 9, 2002)

Salaam aliykum:

I am taking a Tajweed class at my mosque. The Imam was using a Qur'an that color code all of the Tajweed rules in the Qur'an. He said this Qur'an can't be bought in America. do you know how I can obtain one?


Question (28 Rabee' Al-Awwal 1423/June 9, 2002)

Assalaam alaikum. Insha Allah, could you give us some advice for tajweed students who will be away from their classes for the summer so they can minimize the loss of the skills they have acquired up to that point?

May Allah reward you.


Question (27 Rabee' Al-Awwal 1423/June 8, 2002)

As salaamu alaikum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakatuhu.  Can you tell me what the different marks for continuation that are wajib or recommended. Also which ones represent a stop etc...  May Allaah reward you.   Masalaam


Question (26 Rabee' Al-Awwal 1423/June 7, 2002)

Assalamu Alaikum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu.

If a Muslim wishes to memorise the whole Qur'an and with the help of Allah accomplish that with Tajweed to the best of his ability and tries to practise the teachings of the Qur'an in his he regarded as haafidh of the Qur'an or must he obtain an Ijaazah from a Qaari who has a chain going back to the Prophet Sallallahu 'Alaihi wa sallam?

Also, if we desire to obtain an Ijaazah where and how does one go about it? Is it only possible in Saudi Arabia?

Jazakumullahu Khairun and may Allah reward you for this site. Aameen


Question (25 Rabee' Al-Awwal 1423/June 6, 2002)

Assalamu Alaikum.

I asked you the question which you answered on the page:

Jazakumullaahu Khairan. It was very useful. However I have a follow up question about the pronunciation of the meem saakinah next to baa: called Ikhfaa Shafawee.
You said that the opinion with evidence is that of
closing the lips when pronouncing it. So I want to ask why is it called 'Ikhfaa Shafawee' if we pronounce the meem clearly in it, why does it come under Ikhfaa and not idh-haar for example and why is it called Shafawee. It seems that not closing the lips and therefore not pronouncing the meem completely suits this name more! Please clarify for me.
Jazakumullahu Khairun


Question (21 Rabee' Al-Awwal 1423/June 2, 2002)

Assalaamu alaikum wa rahmatu Allah.

May Allah bless and help all the students and readers of Qur'an who read seeking His Pleasure and most especially our teachers.

It is said in the poem about tajweed called Al-Jazariyyah (by Imam Al-Jazaree) that the articulation points are 17;  are there any differences of opinion about this among the scholars?  Jazakumu Allahu khair.


Question (19 Rabee' Al-Awwal 1423/May 30, 2002)

Assalaamu alaikum

Alhamdulillah that we can direct our queries to your site; may Allah reward you for this service and your effort!  I am communicating as a teacher of a beginner's tajweed class and I am hoping someone can help me with a question I have, not so much about tajweed as such, but about the manners in the class.  Our classroom time is limited to 90 min. and only twice per week; circumstances are such that our students are at different stages of memorization of Juz' 'amma and of learning of the rules.  When one student is reciting the others would like to be practicing what is assigned to them or, if they have already read, what corrections have been given them or to prepare what is for the next lesson...I am wondering if this is "bad manners" in front of Allah, subhanahu wa ta'ala, for some students not to be listening to the Qur'an as it is being recited out loud by their sister student.

Baraka Allah fiikum.




Question (16 Rabee' Al-Awwal 1423/May 27, 2002)

salaam alaykum we rahmetullahi we barakatuhu,

My dear brothers, we are writing you a letter from Bosnia. We need your help
in doing a good thing for people and Muslims in Bosnia and that good thing
is making new kind learning of tajweed, because the old one is full of
mistakes and other things that makes it hard for beginners.
So we need a picture for every single Arabic letter. We have some in the
books but they aren't accurate. So if you could help us in the name of Allah
and help us to find those pictures or to send them to us if you have them,
we would be very happy.


Question (13 Rabee' Al-Awwal 1423/May 20, 2002)  

Assalaamu alaikum.  Could you please explain what is meant when it is said that the formation of the science of tajweed is the words of the Glorious Qur'an and some said Honorable Hadiths also? May Allah reward you.


Question (9 Rabee' Al-Awwal 1423/May 21, 2002)

Assalaam alaikum wa rahmatu Allah wa barakatuh.

Thank you very much for your website. I need Information about (qira' aat ). How many are they? What is the difference between them? And why? 

WasSalaamu alaykum wa rahmatu Allah wa barakatuh,


Question (8 Rabee' Al-Awwal 1423/May 20, 2002)  


I am staying in USA Atlanta-Georgia. Do you have and recorded lectures on CD or audio cassettes for learning of tajweed.

Thanking you.


Question (7 Rabee' Al-Awwal 1423/May 19, 2002)  

Assalaam alaikum wa rahmatu Allah.

Could anyone there possibly help me with a memorization problem in insha Allah?  The problem is:  I can not seem to keep straight what comes between   and another   - sometimes it is: 
  as in the first example below;  at other times it is :
     (as in the second and third example and these are given different interpretations in English) or it can be

In each case the interpretation into English is generally  "some to others".


 English interpretation:  We said: "Get you down, all, with enmity between yourselves.."


And some of them draw near to others, questioning


Then they turned, one against another, in blaming


But when they meet one another in private….

Do you have any suggestion to help to remember which goes where?  I apologize for length of this question!

Jazakum Allahu bi kulli khair


Question/suggestion (4 Rabee' Al-Awwal 1423/May 16, 2002)  

As Salaam Alaikum. A very nice site. But is it possible to add some interactive teaching. e.g. practice exercises where we will read and then can hear the correct tajweed way of reading that ayaat so that we can improve on the what we have read.

Was Salam


Question (2 Rabee' Al-Awwal 1423/May 14, 2002)  

Assalamualaikum wa rahmat Allahi wa barakatuh, 

First I thank you for having this wonderful site, May Allah reward all of us, insha' Allah. 

I always join my friends in tajweed class and sometimes was asked by my teacher to help her teaching others. 

my question is, we have few elder sisters who want to learn but it is hard for them because of their age. What do you recommend? Is it enough to practice reading only w/out teaching the hukums in detail? 

Jazakumullah khair for the efforts.


Question (1 Rabee' Al-Awwal 1423/May 13, 2002)  

Assalamu alaikum. I am wondering if could tell me what level of ghunnah the iqlaab falls into? May Allah reward you.


Question (1 Rabee' Al-Awwal 1423/May 13, 2002)

As-salaam alaikom wa rahmah to you all.

Jazaakum Allahu khairan for your website.

Alhamdulillah I am beginning to learn tajweed and use your site as a source
of encouragement.  I am a little embarrassed to ask this question and I
sincerely apologize if I offend you for this is not my intention.  I had
read somewhere on your site before of the qualifications that you and your
team members have to teach and answer questions, etc.  I wanted to settle a
disagreement about your expertise which a fellow Muslim is not convinced of
due to their own ignorance.  If you would provide the background information
about who you and your group are, your training, country that site is in,

Jazaakum Allahu khairaa.