Quran Trace: Is The Handwritten Traceable Method Worth It?
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Quran Trace: Is The Handwritten Traceable Method Worth It?

Quran Trace calls itself “Innovative, dynamic, and faith-inspired” and “the world’s leading authenticated traceable Quran in the Uthmani script”. The Quran Trace is the entire Quran in a 15-line traceable format, that ‘facilitates for a unique combination of visual, auditory, and kinaesthetic/tactile learning styles’. But is it just an unnecessary gimmick designed to play with…

Be On The Right Side Of Hifz Perfectionism
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Be On The Right Side Of Hifz Perfectionism

In the quest to memorise the Qur’ān, many students struggle with perfection. I get it. It’s a constant battle to get that flawless recitation and retention. But, an excessive focus on perfection can be a daunting and often an unattainable goal, leading to frustration and burnout. Instead, you should be focusing on ‘Ihsaan’—excellence or spiritual…

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 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…

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 Gratitude Plays a Key Role in Your Hifz
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How Gratitude Plays a Key Role in Your Hifz

Recently, I had an email from a university student who came across my work after having sought guidance through prayer. His email mentioned many things in detail and context. The bit I’m writing about today is in regard to intention, motivation, and desire for Qur’ān memorisation. The young student had highlighted his worry over whether…