Which Reciter is The Best for Hifz (Quran Memorisation)?
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Which Reciter is The Best for Hifz (Quran Memorisation)?

Listening to a reciter (Qāri’) for your Hifz (Qur’ān memorisation) cannot be underestimated. But who is the best reciter to aid your memorisation? Who is the recommended reciter to listen to? Who is best quran reciter for memorization? Choose A Qāri’ To Listen To Using Key Principles I have previously touched upon some principles as…

If You Want To Memorise Better, Read More Books
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If You Want To Memorise Better, Read More Books

As Muslims, our entire community is built upon the foundation of knowledge (‘ilm). Seeking knowledge is an obligation upon every one of us. If we look to the past, we find a correlation between how seriously our community took knowledge and their achievements. They were at the forefront of society. They were in the innovators…

Keep A Unique Perfume Just For Quran Memorisation

Keep A Unique Perfume Just For Quran Memorisation

The human mind is a marvel, capable of storing vast amounts of information. Memorising the Qur’ān is no different. At a young age, Sayyiduna ‘Abdullāh ibn ‘Abbās (Allāh be pleased with them) memorised the Qur’ān but also knew of its knowledge (meanings). Our memory has many means of storing information. One of few senses are…

Increase Your Salawat If You Want Better Hifz
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Increase Your Salawat If You Want Better Hifz

A student complained to his teacher at al-Azhar, “Shaykh, I have trouble memorising the Qur’ān!” The teacher replied, “Increase your salutations (salawāt) upon the Prophet (ﷺ). I have found this to be one of the most helpful factors in aiding my relationship with the Qur’ān and its memorisation. When I was younger, I got habituated…

Stop Sugar Cravings Now If You Want Better Memory
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Stop Sugar Cravings Now If You Want Better Memory

There are so many of us that have to have some form of sugar, no matter what. Grab that box of sweets and chocolate. Grab that bag of treats. Breakfast will be full of sugar, lunch will be full of sugar and even dinner. Snacks and drinks full of sugar span across our day and…

How Fasting Can Make Your Hifz Memory Better
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How Fasting Can Make Your Hifz Memory Better

Fasting has many benefits. You would have heard that fasting improves your learning or memory ability. How? And is this really the case? Let’s explore some of the data on fasting and if it can be beneficial for you. What studies suggest about fasting improving memory The majority of studies on fasting have followed a…

How To Memorize Quran And Beat Your Porn Addiction
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How To Memorize Quran And Beat Your Porn Addiction

Many brothers and sisters find themselves in a situation where they’re memorising the Qur’ān but are battling porn addiction. Is it possible to memorise the Qur’ān with such a dark world hovering over you? Yes, it is possible! As long as you have a teacher and a recovery program in place. Don’t be a lone…

How To Stop Getting Distracted When Memorising Quran
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How To Stop Getting Distracted When Memorising Quran

Finding it difficult to avoid distractions and stay focused when memorising the Qur’ān can be a real struggle for many people. If you’re reading this, the chances are that you have also experienced some type of distraction. What I’m speaking about here is attention management. Distractions can be detrimental to our time and focus. Distractions…

How To Make Effective Self-Testing For Your Quran Memorization
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How To Make Effective Self-Testing For Your Quran Memorization

Self-testing is a technique that can improve your recall and Qur’ān memorisation retention. We use tests to show us how much we know but when done regularly they can actually help improve long-term memory. In this article, I will share what self-testing is in the context of Qur’ān memorization (Hifz) and what an effective method…

Getting Better Sleep Will Improve Your Quran Memorisation
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Getting Better Sleep Will Improve Your Quran Memorisation

Getting a night of good quality sleep can greatly improve your Qur’ān memorisation (Hifz). I’ve met a lot of students that are stressed and don’t sleep well or get enough of it. They are trying to memorise the Qur’ān very quickly and as fast as they can. Whilst doing so, they deprive themselves of sleep…