Don’t Force Memorizing The Quran, Build It Instead
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Don’t Force Memorizing The Quran, Build It Instead

Motivating children for Qur’ān memorization (Hifz) can be a hard task. In this article, I reflect on the story of a well-known Mufti who, despite his having no intentions, ended up memorising the Qur’ān. I also consider my own upbringing and draw some lessons for you and your journey. How a young person fell in…

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…

The Hifz Journey: Memorising the Quran In Public

The Hifz Journey: Memorising the Quran In Public

I have been writing a weekly newsletter, memorisation motivation, tips, and tools for the last 22 weeks. In addition to that, I have been following the journeys of those striving to memorise the Qur’ān. Today, I want to highlight one of those journeys. I encourage you to join the newsletter and share it with others….

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…