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Memorise The Quran Like An Archer

The life of the one memorising the Qur’ān is a long road of discipline. Discipline is a key component of your success. Archery is something that you can benefit from immensely. When I first shared this through Instagram, one of the members of the community agreed: “Alhamdulillah, I took up archery with an intention to…

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Remembering The Similar Verses [Mutashābihāt] – Part 2

In part 1, I briefly mentioned the different ways you can remember similar verses in the Qur’ān. I shared reversal patterns and incremental patterns in sūrah yasīn. There are more than 22 different patterns or techniques that can be used to remember any similar verse. If you need tips for the Mutashābihāt, in this article,…

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How To Remember More of Your Hifz with Spaced Repetition

After you’ve memorised your sabaq, new lesson, or portion, do you find yourself forgetting between 20-80% of it or even all of it within the same day?! A number of factors affect our ability to remember it, but by reviewing it at certain times, you can potentially avoid this from happening. Think of it as…

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The Listen-Repeat Hifz Method

Listening and repeating is the most natural pattern of learning. This is the most tried and tested method for memorising the Qur’ān. Suitable for young children and adults. In this article, I share the ‘repeat after me’ method. Ibn ‘Abbās narrated that “The Messenger of Allāh (ﷺ) used to teach us tashahhud (the testimony of…

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Busy Mothers Over 40 Memorise The Quran

The right attitude, strong determination, passion, and grit are all ingredients of a successful hifz journey. I’ve recently heard men tell our sisters that they shouldn’t memorise the Qur’ān because of marriage. The idea is that a woman will get busy with family and house duties and will forget what they memorised. Others will say…

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How To Memorise Surah Ar-Rahman

There are 78 āyāt in Surah ar-Rahmān. 31 of them are repeated. This repetition can cause some confusion. What verse comes next? How do you deal with this? The challenge is to be able to recall the āyah before and after the repeated āyah: فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِThen which of your Lord’s favours will you…

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Hifz Tips For Visual Learners

You might be a visual learner if you: remember what you see prefer learning with pictures, maps, or diagrams prefer learning with highlighting, bullet points, or sketching prefer to learn through observation you like visual expression and art you need the big picture you need to picture words when reciting from memory zone out when…

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Five A Day Method To Memorise Qur’an In 4 Years

This method is aimed at adults who want to memorise the Qur’ān. It can be adjusted to suit your needs. Share it within your circles and I hope that it will be of benefit. The Five A Day Method For Hifz Step One Before you start, renew your intentions (daily). Make supplication for the Qur’ān…

Memorising The Qur’an Using The Qahtani Method

This is a method developed by Abu Muhammad Hasan b. Sa’eed al-Qahtānī. He wanted to use a memorisation method for his Hifz that increased the quality of his memorisation. Let’s see how it works. 1. The Basics Designate 3 recitation sessions within the day. After Fajr After ‘Asr After ‘Ishā’ You will memorise for 5…

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How To Choose A Method For Quran Memorisation

You might find yourself constantly reading about methods for memorisation and revision of the Qur’ān. But you find so many and feel overwhelmed by the choices. You feel lost and overwhelmed by choice. What’s the best Hifdh method? Just tell me one thing I should do! This often leads to a type of analysis paralysis…