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

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what is this symbol on the alif character ? The pronounciation in different cases

I have recently shifted from the indo-pak style of quran to arab style. I get confused in the pronunciation of this type of alif 1) What is the symbol above alif called? 2) How should we pronounce ...
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What portion of Sura al-Hashr should minimally be recited as post salat and dua supplication?

I am Sunni hannafi muslim and the tradition at the masjids I attend, the imam recites the last portion of ayas from sura al-Hashr (Quran:59) after the duas of the morning (Fajr) and noon (Zuhr) salats,...
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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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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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How to recite long surah in namaz (prayer)

I want to learn surah Rahman and recite it while I pray. but I do not know how to break down the surah and pray.please help and advise what is the procedure to read long surah in prayer Jazakallah
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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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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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Is the reward of reciting Qur'an in other languages same as reciting it in Arabic if one doesn't know how to read Arabic?

One of my sister in Islam don't know how to read Arabic so she wants to know that if she would read the Qur'an in any other language would she get the same reward as one gets when one recites the Qur'...
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Is it necessary to finish quran with molvi sitting front of you when u are finishing it first time

Is it necessary to finish the quran with a molvi sitting in front of you because im 18 and still havent finished the quran because whenever i start till middle my molvi sometimes goes to village and ...
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Examples of Quran verses that differ from normal recitation?

In the above highlighted verse which is from surah Hud [Ayat:41] مجرها is not recited normally. Are there any more such verses in Quran? For e.g. 1) I have included the image from the Quran which I ...
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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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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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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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Can we recite Al Quran during salat without following the rules lengthening a part of the verse?

I live in Bangladesh, where we don't speak Arabic. When we recite Quranic verses in Salat, we follow some rules like lengthening a part of the verse for 4 Alif or 3 Alif or 2 or 1 Alif. My question ...
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Is it sin to listen to Quran recitation in the bathroom?

Is it sin to listen to quran recitation on phone in bathroom and toilet? I know it is makrooh (disliked) but is it forbidden in Quran or Hadith? Can you show with evidence?
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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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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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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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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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Why is Surah Fatiha in the first person?

I want to understand that why did Allah, may he be glorified and exalted, reveal Surah Fatiha in the first person. I had this doubt since some time but it developed more today when I read this as a so ...
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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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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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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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Why do some reciters add echo to Quranic recitations?

This has been an issue annoying me lately, that sometimes when you are praying in a Mosque or listening to a Quranic recording you can clearly tell that the echo is an added sound and not produced ...
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Is it obligatory for a Muslim to recite the Quran or this is solely a recommended act (except in Salah)?

I have heard many traditions concerning reciting the Noble Quran and I know it has much thawab if we recite it. For instance, there is a narration from the apostle of Allah (pbuh) that said: ...
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Reciting dikr while carrying janaza

What is the Islamic rule regarding the recitation of dikr (praise) and Qur'anic verses loudly or softly while carrying Kansas?
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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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Is there any reward for reciting the Quran for the dead, especially Sura Yaseen?

Is there any reward for reciting the Quran for the dead, especially sura Yaseen. This I find most of them pay to those who recite it, Mostly they will be a group of 3 guys. Reciting Quran among ...
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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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How do you decide which surah to recite during salah?

I heard the first one should be longer than the second. But how do you decide which to recite?
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Is Sahu Sajda required when Imam recites incorrectly?

What should the Imaam do when he mistakes during his qira'at? Mistakes such as Jump to the next verse. Miss one or several words Pronounce incorrectly. Repeat an ayah for several times. If the ...
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Listening or read Quran while naked

Is listening to Quran while naked allowed? Is reading Quran while naked allowed? Naked in this case, means, at least there is underwear on. Please cite authentic reference with answer.
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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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Can the holy Qur'an be recited from English transliteration instead of Arabic text?

I'm not that well versed with Arabic therefore I keep in making mistakes in pronunciation. Recently I came across an app where the entire the holy Qur'an is transliterated which makes it much easier (...
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Should we not recite the same surahs in salah after surah Fatiha?

Is it true that one should not recite the same surahs in salah after surah Fatiha in each Rakat? Also that the Surah in present Rakat should be greater then the next Rakat surat? What I do is that ...
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Is stopping at the one of the two pairs of three dots compulsory?

For example: I am aware that you can stop at either one of the three dots, but not both. However, sometimes I hear reciters not stop at all, is it compulsory to stop at either one of the three dots? ...
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Quran Recitation In Digital form [duplicate]

Is it allowed to recite or Listen Quran in the digital(On leptop or mobile pdf's or mp3's) form without Wudu?
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Do we need to perform sajdah if we hear the recitation of certain ayat but don't listen attentively?

We know that we have to sajdah (prostration) after reciting some ayats (verses) in the holy Qur'an. If anyone hear the recitation then he also have to sajdah. My question is: Is it necessary to ...
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What is the difference between Shia and Sunni recitations of Ayatul-Kursi?

Why do Sunnis only recite one verse and Shias recite three verses as Ayatul kursi (Qur'an 2:255)?
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Reciting the Quran in English [duplicate]

Let me start from introducing myself, I am an 18-year-old boy and have been thinking like crazy about this, but this is my conclusion to ask someone, because I have no idea. I was on a website ...
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What are the benefits of memorizing the Quran?

Lately I have been memorizing the Quran. Alhamdulillah, there is a big joy in doing so, but I know that there must be some sort of reward or benefits to those who memorises it. Brothers and sisters, ...
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What is a harakat and/or count?

As I'm trying to read through Readwithtajweed, I am confused about the meaning of harakat / count, in regards to Madd. What is 1 (or 2,3, etc.) count? I've read that it is equivalent to seconds (1 ...
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Is it haram to speak when the Quran is being recited?

According to the following verse, is it haram (forbidden) to speak when the holy Quran is reciting? Or it is Makruh? (7:204) وَ إِذا قُرِئَ الْقُرْآنُ فَاسْتَمِعُوا لَهُ وَ أَنْصِتُوا لَعَلَّکُمْ ...
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Is it halal for women to recite the Quran (loudly) in front of non-mahrams? (Shia view)

Occasionally, it can be watched in some channels on the television where women recite the Qur'an (loudly). I was wondering it is permissible (halal) for men who are non-mahrams to hear their voices? ...
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Do you need to know a Surah beforehand in order to read it fluently (in Arabic)?

The question is pretty straightforward, but let me give some details. If I read some ayah or surah which I remember, I have no struggle whatsoever. But I keep struggling with surahs and ayahs I haven'...
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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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Can we recite the holy Qur'an while travelling, in the office, etc., while wearing footwear?

What I've been advised/known from the past is that without ablution we cannot touch a Qur'an but a Kithaab (correct me if this thought is wrong). If so, what my question is; Can we recite the holy ...
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Is there any vocal aggression in the Quran?

I am wondering whether the tone in the Quran is ever vocally aggressive and whether reciters are supposed to mimic it. Be it disturbed by certain matters or due to disappointment in the transgressors.
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How important is vocalization?

From my understanding, the Quran was an oral tradition (for a generation or so) and then it was finally written down. Now obviously, while Arabic has been standardized, the various dialects of Arabic ...