Benefits of Learning Tajweed and Reciting the Quran

  • Improving recitation for the pleasure of Allah (swt)
  • The Quran is the clear light and it’s a wise warning and the straight path
    • A light – a guidance for mankind – a solution for many
    • A wise warning – reminds us constantly not to go astray
    • Straight path – the way to Jannah
  • The Quran is a cure for physical, spiritual and mental illnesses
  • It will keep you away from sin
  • You will start to feel peace within yourself, with time if not at the beginning
  • Your recitation can attracts others to learn how to recite the Quran or may even get others to begin to recite it more often if they already know how to read Arabic
  • The best amongst of you all is to learn the Quran and teach it to others

‘Uthman bin ‘Affan (May Allah be pleased with him) reported:The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said, “The best amongst you is the one who learns the Qur’an and teaches it.”

[Bukhari]

Abu Umamah (ra) reported: I heard the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) saying, “Read the Qur’an, for it will come as an intercessor for its reciters on the Day of Resurrection.”

[Muslim]

Ibn Mas’ud (May Allah be pleased with him) reported:The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said, “Whoever recites a letter from the Book of Allah, he will be credited with a good deed, and a good deed gets a ten-fold reward. I do not say that Alif-Lam-Mim is one letter, but Alif is a letter, Lam is a letter and Mim is a letter.”

[At- Tirmidhi]

When you set yourself a target to memorise the Quran, learn tajweed or to recite:

  • Have a set target and objective in mind
  • Tell yourself there is No room for complacency
  • Stay focussed
  • Follow it through to the end
  • Don’t give up – it will get easier

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