How To Memorise For The Long Term (Hifz Method)
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How To Memorise For The Long Term (Hifz Method)

How do you be the best you can in memorising the Qur’ān? Deep encoding or purposeful practice has long been used by elite performers. Deliberate practice is considered the best technique for achieving expert performance in any field. There’s a Qur’ān memorisation method that uses the same process. Repetition has a major part to play…

Powerful Hifz Stories: Memorizing Quran On A Plane To Old Age
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Powerful Hifz Stories: Memorizing Quran On A Plane To Old Age

When you’re memorising the Qur’ān, you need to tap into the Hifz stories and experiences of others. In this article, I share four amazing stories that give us an opportunity to reflect on what’s possible and stories that will help motivate you in your journey. 1. How the hospital bed got me to start Hifz…

A Poem On How To Memorise The Quran
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A Poem On How To Memorise The Quran

In a beautiful poem, Shaykh Muhammad Abul-Hassan al-Kurdī gathers advice on how to memorise the Qur’ān, its conditions, etiquettes and how to revise it. It is known as the “Qalā’id al-‘Iqyān” which can be translated as The Golden Necklaces or The Golden Pendant. Here’s the poem with a rough English translation: Introduction الحمدُ للهِ الذي…

The Inspiring Quran Memorization Of The Blind
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The Inspiring Quran Memorization Of The Blind

The memorisation of the blind is extraordinary. Dr Yahyā bin ‘Abd al Razzāq al-Ghawthānī when speaking about the method of memorisation that the blind use says: The sense of sight is a great bounty from Allāh. Those who have been deprived of this blessing are often granted by Allāh a strong discernment, special faculties, and…

How A Couple Memorised Quran Together in 20 Days
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How A Couple Memorised Quran Together in 20 Days

This is the account of a couple that memorised the Qur’ān through sweat and effort, staying up till late, sacrificing other matters of life and giving preference to the Qur’ān during the month of Qur’ān (Ramadān). The husband was a busy pharmacist and was writing his thesis for a Master’s degree as well. He was…

Brain Tumour Didn’t Stop Me Memorising Quran
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Brain Tumour Didn’t Stop Me Memorising Quran

Despite years of treatment for her brain tumour, Aminah saw no improvements. The pain… the swelling… grew and grew… Yet the belief and certainty she had grew stronger. So much that she knew that Allāh will grant her goodness. So she began memorising the Qur’ān with the intent to do so before dying. What happened…

The Man That Memorised Quran At Age 100
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The Man That Memorised Quran At Age 100

Can you imagine starting your journey to memorise the Qur’ān when you reached the age of 80? Probably not. Why would you leave it that later in life? Why would you take on such a task when you can’t learn things like you used to? When you truly love the Qur’ān and have a relationship…