Questions tagged [quran-recitation]

The proper ways of recitation of the Qur'an by following the tajweed etc

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What does Islam say about reading the Quran in a language other than Arabic?

Is it necessary to read the Quran in Arabic? I have learned from elders and also seen many videos stating that understanding the meaning of the Qur'an is more important than just reading it. As i don'...
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What are the different punctuation in Quran?

I would like to know how many punctuations are there and their respective action (i.e. stop for a while or don't stop at this point of sentence) that come in Quran. For example, I know of one ...
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How many sajdas are in Qur'an?

I would like to know the number of sajdas in Qur'an, and the exact verse numbers where performing a Sajda is required. Just mentioning the verses' numbers would be sufficient instead of referencing ...
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Can a woman recite the Qur'an during her menses?

During a recent Jumuah prayer I heard a hadeeth about Abu Hurairah (RAA) Abu Huraira reported: He met the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, in the road of Medina while he was in ...
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Is it correct to recite Surat ul Ikhlas after Surah e Fatiha in first rakah in salat?

I have a question about the order of surahs to recite during first rakah, and second, and following. I used to recite Surat ul Ikhlas after Surah al-Fatiha in first rakah. Will my pray be valid in ...
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Can you recite from the middle of a surah in salat?

I generally (or always...) recite an surah in last teen surahs in Quran. Nowadays I have free time to memorize some new surahs, and I want to recite them in salah so that I won't forget. I did some ...
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Is the sajdah tilawah (prostration of recitation) obligatory or recommended?

When in prayer you recite a section of the Qur'an that includes a sajdah, what is the ruling on performing the sajdah? Is it obligatory to do? Or is it recommended? I'm pretty sure there are madhahib-...
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The order of Surahs in Prayer?

In what order shall the Suras be recited in Prayer? Should it be in the order we have in the physical copy of the Quran? Can Surat Fatiha be recited after Surat Fatiha? Can we recite the same Sura in ...
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Rapid Recitation of Quran during Taraweeh Prayer [closed]

Here in India, While offering the taraweeh prayer the Noble Quran is recited really fast in order to just complete it by the time the month gets over. I really dont think that this type of recitation ...
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Where can I find Arabic Quran recitation resources such as audio without Tajweed?

I'm looking for a Quran recitation (mp3, video, application, website, ...) in Arabic which is just a simple reading of the verses without Tajweed enhancement.
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What Suras/Ayat are Mustahab (recommended) to recite in the five fardh prayers?

I heard that it's mustahab to read from specific Surahs in quran in each of he five fardh prayers (i.e, Fajr, Dhuhr, Asr, Maghrib, and Ishaa). What are these Surahs for each prayer? and who ...
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What, of reciting Quran at the grave, is permissible?

A friend of mine has recently had a bereavement, and some of their family have suggested the husband of the sister who passed away spend 40 days going to the grave and reading them Quran. Whilst my ...
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Is it allowed in Islam to load Quran into smart phone as pdf or audio format [closed]

Can someone please answer my following questions: -is it allowed to load Quran into smart phone as pdf or audio format? -if loading allowed then is it allow to read or listen Quran from smart phone ...
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Can I pray tahajjud with only sura Fatiha, and sura Ikhlas?

I'm confused about the exact procedure of this prayer. I read in some places that there is no mandatory rules for tahajjud, and found somewhere that in every rakat we can recite sura Fatiha then 3 ...
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Is it permissible to recite Surahs while walking?

My educational institution is at a distance of about 1.5 KM from Bus stop. I usually cover this distance while reciting Surahs. What I want to ask is, Is it permissible to recite Surahs from Qur'an ...
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Can Non-Muslim read Qur'an without wudu?

A friend told me that non-believers are prohibited from touching the Qur'an. I'm only 15 and my family is originally a Hindu, but I don't think my parents will mind me reading the Qur'an. Also I am ...
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Reading Qu'ran even we do not understand Arabic during Ramadan?

My mother and friends told me that I'm not allowed to read English in Qu'ran during Ramadan. They said Arabic is important to read only. Should I read it even I do not understand? Should I recite Qu'...
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Reciting surats without knowing the true meaning of it

When I was around 15 years till 16 years old I went to Arabic school mostly in the weekends. I learned some suras without really understanding it in my mother tongue. Mostly because we were taught at ...
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Did Muhammad (saw) ever recite the entire Quran in front of the sahaba?

I read that during every Ramadan, Muhammad (s.a.w.) would recite the entire Quran to Jibreel. But did Muhammad (s.a.w.) do this privately with Jibreel? Or were the sahaba present at the scene? Did ...
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What does reading surahs during salah in a reverse way mean?

I have heard reading surahs in reverse order but what does this actually mean? Reading the actual surah backwards, or reading a surah and the ones before it in that order? I've already tried finding ...
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Is it permissible to listen to the Quran while working on a project?

I have a particular question regarding the listening and understanding the Quran. Is it permissible to listen to the Quran while working on a project? Will it affect me in any way and should I do it?
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What to do if I forget how to recite an ayah during prayer?

What should I do when I am reciting a surah after surah Fatiha (Suppose surah Zilzal) and near the middle I unfortunately forget the right ayaht? If I can't remember the ayaht within a short time ...
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What is this alif like sign?

Assalamualaikum Shayekh. In this ayah for example - عَلَىٰ سُرُرٍ مَّوْضُونَةٍ - 56:15 What is the alif like sign above ya of A'la? It seems to me like a verticle fathah but it's not pronounced in ...
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What to do if I forget surah during salat?

My Question is "What To do if I forget surah in salaah?". Should I go to ruku or should I read any other surah instead of the surah I forgot. Few days back it happened to me and I just started reading ...
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Difference in pronunciation of a word in 4:163 (surat an-Nisa)

I was reading the Qur'an and came to the following ayat : Surat an-Nisa 4:163 إِنَّا أَوْحَيْنَا إِلَيْكَ كَمَا أَوْحَيْنَا إِلَىٰ نُوحٍ وَالنَّبِيِّينَ مِن بَعْدِهِ ۚ وَأَوْحَيْنَا إِلَىٰ ...
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Difference of waqf in Qiraat Hafs between waqf الوقف in usual Moshaf and turkish recitation

When listening to Turkish qur'an reciters I often realize that they don't do waqf (stoping/pausing recitation) in typical places in Qur'an Verses according the Qiraa' of Hafs 'an 'Assim (in the most ...
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Need proper pronunciation of various Arabic alphabets to read Quran correctly

Many a times, I miss to pronounce various Arabic letters correctly, which leads to reading the Holy Quran incorrectly. Some of the tricky alphabets include: 'ط' and 'ت' 'ظ' and 'ز' and 'ذ' and 'ض'...
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As a new Muslim, how should I pray?

In what way should I pray since I am a new Muslim and I am not good at performing salah nor can I recite any surahs from the Quran properly? And I don't know anyone who is Muslim that would be willing ...
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Can someone with a speech impediment recite the Qur'an?

Muslims are meant to take the utmost care with the treatment of the Qur'an and in its recitation. The proper recitation of the Quran is the subject of a separate discipline named tajwid which ...
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Starting the recitation from middle of the ayat

Asalam u alikum, I started reciting from Surah yaseen in salah, later i realized after prayer that i have recited from middle of the ayat just after waqf lazim. I,e Inna nalamu ma yusiruna wama ...
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What is the relationship between theses verse found in the Quran and in the Hadith

Salam, In the Quran,Surah 69:43-69:46 it had said the following "It is] a revelation from the Lord of the worlds. And if Muhammad had made up about Us some [false] sayings, We would have seized ...
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while reciting quran when fart comes is it necessary to do ablution(wudu) again?

Asslam o alaikum all of my brothers and sisters... It is better to do ablution(wudu) before reciting quran but i have one question and my question is that before reciting quran i do wudu(ablution) but ...