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…

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…

Using Your Mind to Boost Hifz and Motivation
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Using Your Mind to Boost Hifz and Motivation

Did you start memorising the Qur’ān with so much positive energy only to find that it had all vanished? You no longer feel that energy. You need to remember that your Hifz journey is one for life. You need to know how to remain focused and keep a strong mind. One answer is using your…

What Are The Intentions For Memorizing Quran [Hifz]
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What Are The Intentions For Memorizing Quran [Hifz]

You should have multiple intentions for memorising the Qur’ān. Voluntary actions can have multiple intentions giving you the reward of multiple actions. The more sincere they are, the more the reward is. The reward for memorizing the Qur’ān alone is huge. In this article, I will share the role that intention and sincerity play in…

The Rewards and Benefits of Memorising the Quran [Hifz]
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The Rewards and Benefits of Memorising the Quran [Hifz]

There are many rewards and benefits of reciting, memorizing, teaching and implementing the Qur’ān. We’re living in a time where our Dīn is being challenged through multiple avenues. These challenges are not only internal but external. Amongst these challenges is the idea that the Qur’ān no longer needs to be memorised. It’s important to address…

A Story: From Hifdh To Addiction
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A Story: From Hifdh To Addiction

The brother memorised the Qur’ān at the age of 15 because his parents wanted him to do so. He would never have imagined what was about to follow… He kept on top of his hifdh because his dad would ask about it. But when he went to university, life changed. His routine with the Qur’ān…

An Amazing Hifdh Story Everyone Needs To Hear
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An Amazing Hifdh Story Everyone Needs To Hear

This is a Hifdh story that I came across years ago. It’s narrated by the memoriser themselves and is an extraordinary story. It’s a must-read and must-share for anyone memorising the Qur’ān. It’s a story that you can keep on reading for your own motivation and there are some great gems too. My journey of…

The Listen-Repeat Hifz Method (And Using The Tasbeeh)
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The Listen-Repeat Hifz Method (And Using The Tasbeeh)

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…

Busy Mothers Over 40 Memorise The Quran
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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…

9 Benefits You’ll See By Memorising The Quran
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9 Benefits You’ll See By Memorising The Quran

We all hear about the benefits in the hereafter, but what about today? A good and well-rounded ḥifẓ journey, in general, may lead to experiencing many benefits in this world too. I share this as a means of some motivation and to get you to think about things from different perspectives. Let’s take a look….

How A University Student Memorised Qur’ān
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How A University Student Memorised Qur’ān

A few years ago during the lockdown, I caught up with Hafiz Ziyad Asghar (UK) who recently memorised the Qur’an in 4 years. At the time he was in his final year at university while also studying the Islamic sciences. Here’s our discussion: How did your memorisation journey begin?  I started memorising when I was…

What Does It Mean To Be A Hafiz?
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What Does It Mean To Be A Hafiz?

If you ask Google, it will tell you that a Hafiz is a “Muslim who knows the Koran by heart”. And that the origin of the word is Persian, from Arabic ḥāfiẓ ‘guardian’, from ḥāfiẓa ‘guard, know by heart’. The reality is that it means so much more. We can learn many lessons from the…