A Primer on Quran Memorisation, Revision and Teaching
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A Primer on Quran Memorisation, Revision and Teaching

In 2014, I began writing a book called “How We Memorised The Quran: A Primer on Memorisation, Revision and Teaching.” That was a project that I eventually put on hold and eventually scrapped. Instead I have focused my efforts on teaching and writing the articles you read today, and exploring other, perhaps more beneficial initiatives…

Strong Methods For Memorising The Quran Quickly
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Strong Methods For Memorising The Quran Quickly

I have shared many methods already that suffice for anyone and how you can figure out which to use. I’ve shared the fastest ways to memorise the Qur’ān with realistic and effective methods that have worked for others. Today I share a few others that are similar but have slight variations. Is it possible to…

How To Memorise Surah an-Nisa’
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How To Memorise Surah an-Nisa’

I recall how difficult it was to memorise Surah an-Nisā’. It wasn’t so much that the memorisation was difficult. I was struggling with all the similarities and becoming confused. Does that sound familiar to you? If it does, you are one of the thousands of people that have struggled with this surah. If anything, it’s…

How To Memorize a Juz’ Perfectly Every 10 Days
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How To Memorize a Juz’ Perfectly Every 10 Days

How can you memorize a Juz’ of Qur’ān every ten days perfectly and bypass the problem of forgetfulness? Not everyone can! But there is a method that you can try. Our brains focus on the present and gradually forget previously stored or memorised information unless it is reviewed or recalled on a regular basis. The…

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…

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…

The Ibrahimi Method For Memorising The Quran
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The Ibrahimi Method For Memorising The Quran

This method for memorising the Qur’ān comes from Shaykh Ibrahim as-Saq’ūb which is why I have named it the Ibrahimi method. Hundreds upon hundreds of students have completed the memorisation of the Qur’ān using this method. The following is according to what the shaykh himself has conveyed. The eventual result of this method is that…