How I Complete Memorizing The Quran At Age 64
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How I Complete Memorizing The Quran At Age 64

“Allow me to share with you a journey deeply personal, a journey that began in the year 1988, the year I, at the age of 32, found my new abode in Port Elizabeth. It was a time of new beginnings, not just in my professional life as I started my tenure at Livingstone Hospital, but…

How Marriage Can Be A Powerful Gateway To Hifz
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How Marriage Can Be A Powerful Gateway To Hifz

Marriage often elicits mixed reactions; for some, it’s a subject they shy away from, while for others, it’s a constant presence in their thoughts. In modern times, the notion of marriage has become fraught with complexities and blurred understanding. Marriage takes effort and dedication, yes, it’s a matter of personal choice, and for many, this…

Defying The Odds To Become A Successful Hafiz
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Defying The Odds To Become A Successful Hafiz

Imagine being born blind, unable to see the words of the Qur’ān before you. Imagine being unable to speak, your voice silenced. Imagine lacking the ability to read or write, the very skills many rely upon to commit the Qur’ān to memory. Now, consider being elderly, with the years having added their weight to your…

10 Motivational Stories From People Memorising The Quran
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10 Motivational Stories From People Memorising The Quran

When you’re memorising the Qur’ān, there are moments where you may face challenges and doubts. During such times, finding inspiration and motivation can make all the difference in rekindling the passion for the journey. Here, I present a collection of ten remarkable stories from individuals who have walked the path of memorising the Qur’ān. I…

Surviving Cancer: A Powerful Journey of Hope and Hifz
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Surviving Cancer: A Powerful Journey of Hope and Hifz

Warning: What I’m about to share is going to get emotional. This is a story of surviving cancer and a journey of memorising the Qur’ān. Memorising the Qur’ān while being unwell is a huge challenge. The journey of battling cancer and simultaneously committing to memorising or revising the blessed verses of the Qur’ān is a…

Dr Ahmad Nuaina and the People of the Quran
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Dr Ahmad Nuaina and the People of the Quran

When I was in Egypt, I used to make great efforts in making sure I went to Masjid al-Imam al-Hussain for Jumu’ah every week (in Cairo). Why? Because I wanted to meet and listen to Dr Ahmad Nu’aina’. It wasn’t just me, but many hundreds of brothers coming from different corners of Cairo. Today, I…

Hifz Stories For Those Who Need Motivation
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Hifz Stories For Those Who Need Motivation

Read, reflect and think about the following Hifz stories. Come back to it often. They will always inspire you. The man who started Hifz at age 40 I once heard of a Hifdh story of a man who began memorising Qur’ān at age 40 and finished when he was 70! It took him 30 years…

The Man Who Memorised The Quran In 30 Days
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The Man Who Memorised The Quran In 30 Days

Memorising the Qur’ān in Ramadān can be a challenge, let alone trying to memorise the entire Qur’ān in 30 days. There are always inspiring stories that emerge out of the month of Ramadan. I’m about to share yet another. This individual memorised the entire Qur’ān in Ramadān. There was no one available to lead Taraweeh…

Keep Your Connection With The Quran Alive
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Keep Your Connection With The Quran Alive

I have spoken about giving up memorising the Qur’ān, feeling unworthy, and depression. I have spoken about the importance of the why and the rewards behind memorising the Qur’ān. But I want to remind you as we approach Ramadan, that if you struggle, if you keep stating and stopping, if you feel like giving up,…