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Innovations Done After Completing the Quran

Question: May Allah accept our fast and qiyam and forgive us, make it a means to save us from hellfire and a means to enter into His mercy His Paradise,

Learning Tajweed Before Memorizing Quran

Question: Is it compulsory to learn tajweed before we begin memorizing Quran? Zaynab El-Kateb: You need to learn to read the Quran in a correct way. Not necessarily to know

Taking Money for Teaching Quran

Question: Is it permissible to charge for teaching children Quran? Zaynab El-Kateb: There is a difference of Scholars’ opinion regarding this. Shaikh Khaled Abder-Rahman said that the strongest opinion is

Memorizing the Quran Without Understanding Its Meanings

Question: What is the ruling on memorizing Quran without understanding, i.e. without understanding the Arabic or knowing the basic tafseer of the ayaat? Zaynab El-Kateb: Memorizing Quran without understanding the

Memorizing Quran Understanding Its Meanings

Question: Is it more important to learn how to properly recite a few chapters of Quran or to memorize as many chapters as possible? Many people have memorized a lot

Reviewing My Hifdh While Praying

Question: Sometimes while I’m praying I use to review my hifdh (memorization) and I commit mistakes which might change the meaning, other times I omit mistakenly a part of an

How to Help Children to Memorize Quran

Question: What is the best method to help children memorize the Quran? For the children’s hifdh: The child sits with the mother and reads the surah with her twice or

Reading the Translation of the Meanings of Quran

Question: Will those who are not able to read Arabic, get reward for reading the translation of the Quran meanings instead? May Allah reward you with goodness. Zaynab El-Kateb: Yes,

Refraining From Quran Competitions Fearing Riaa

Question: May I know whether taking part in hifdh competitions are to be encouraged in kids and adults as well? Since it may lead to showing off? Zaynab El-Kateb: Yes,

Teaching a girl Quran and other matters of the religion

Question: I need advice regarding how to start teaching a ten years old girl to recite Quran and matters of the religion. What is your suggestion regarding teaching her Aqeedah