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Why is the Hafs reading of the Qur'an so prevalent?

My answer is primarily based on this nice history of spreading of the qiraa't of the scholar ibn Amin. Which shows that the qiraa'a of Hafs 'an 'Asim has not even well known or prevalent in al-Kufa ...
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All differences in Harakaat of words in Hafs vs. Shu’bah

Here's a moshaf bi riwayat Sho'abah 'an 'Assim شعبة عن عاصم and here you can download a document about the osol of this qira'a, which should guide you to the major differences between Sho'abah and ...
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Examples of verses of the Qur'an with two different readings?

As you are not familiar with Arabic language it is difficult to explain, basically the rasm al-Othmany still allows some "linguistic interpretation" as at the time the Arabic language didn't consist ...
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Quran originally without vowel marks?

The scripture of the mohsaf al-Imam Let's start by commenting a few points: The scripture or style of the Quran written at the time of 'Othman is called the Othmany style الرسم العثماني or الخط ...
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Quran originally without vowel marks?

The first copies of the Holy Qur'an were in Kufic script without any diacritical marks. Only people who knew the Holy verses by heart were able to read it as they knew the correct pronunciations of ...
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Examples of Quran verses that differ from normal recitation?

The issue you are talking about is not related to what is normal... People these days in almost all Muslim countries with the exception of the Maghrib states and Somalia (some local exceptions can be ...
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Different versions of Arabic Qur'an

Well the major point is the definition of ahruf... there are many interpretations and no real consensus: if I remember well Imam as-Suyuti in his itqaan الإتقان في علوم القرآن mentioned a long list ...
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Variant Reading in Quran 62:9

Why this reading doesn't exist in our modern Moshaf? This is a known reading of the qur'an that is no more accepted since the compilation of the moshaf al-Imam by 'Uthman ibn 'Affan which can be ...
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Quran 92:3 & Sahih Bukhari 4944

A short historical flash back First of all you need some historical background of the compilation of the mushaf: During the time of the prophet () the qur'an was revealed and memorized and written on ...
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How to explain the recitation لَئِنْ انجــينا (verse 6.63) by Al-Azami in his book "The History of the Quranic text"?

A bit off topic but maybe a necessary intro: Conditions for an accepted Reading Any reading (Qira-a) or recitation which fulfills the following 3 conditions is considered to be sahih (sane) (be ...
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Is it likely that the sana'a manuscript was an accepted reading of the Quran?

Please refer to the answers to the question What are the readings (qira'at) of Quran? and the papers The Codex Of A Companion Of The Prophet and Sanaa And The Origins Of The Quran. In the paper Sanaa ...
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Is the qira'a "There has certainly come to you a Messenger from among your most precious" accepted?

This is not one of the mutawatir qiraat. This verse has 12 different qiraat accredited to the 7 letters. Some of who read it with fat-ha over f letter [ مِّنْ أَنفَسِكُمْ transliterated: min ...
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Does memorizing the Qur'an, but parts of it in different rewayat still make you a Hafiz?

I don't think there's a clear answer. But I'd say no it is not possible unless you become an illegal hafidh! (Meaning yes you memorized the qur'an, but from a book not from a teacher or you've lied to ...
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Variant readings of 11:81

فأسر بأهلك بقطع من الليل ولا يلتفت منكم أحد إلا امرأتك إنه مصيبها ما أصابهم ...So set out with your family during a portion of the night and let not any among you look back - except your wife; indeed,...
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Which Qiraat was the first complete Quran manuscript in the time of Abu Bakr?

At the time of abu Bakr or even the Sahabah none of the 7 qira'at was established yet. Further the restrictions on the moshaf of 'Uthman or al-Moshaf al-Imam was not yet ordered. So reciting qur'an ...
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Quran 92:3 & Sahih Bukhari 4944

As Ibn Hajar explains: This recitation was not transmitted except through those mentioned here and everybody else recited "By the creation of male and female" and this is the established ...
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Quran 92:3 & Sahih Bukhari 4944

The Quran was revealed in seven ahruf (different ways of reciting it). That was the recitation Abdullah ibn Masud and Abu Darda (RA) used to recite. This is the recitation we recite which was written ...
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Explain difference in riwayat Warsh

Warsh's students or turuq First of all you should know that imam Warsh had at least two known students al-Asbahani to whom he had mainly taught one reading path from which imam Nafi'i taught him and ...
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Ibn Abbas RA on 17:23

Firstly, you should really come to understand that the current reading is mutawatir, proven without doubt. Some random isnad-less reports from Ibn Abbas (RA) aren't going to suddenly change that in ...
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Is there a difference in the Arabic wording of Sura 37:12 among the various Qiraats of the Quran?

Yes, there is a difference. Hamza, Al-Kisai, and Khalaf all recited it as عَجِبْتُ making the doer in this verb 'I'. In the recitation of the remaining reciters, the doer is 'you' which is the Prophet ...
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Does all the 10 Qiraat are confirmed by one of the Uthmanic codices?

The recitations of the Quran are allowed some leeway of a few letters in matching the masaahif of Uthman (RA). There are a few different cases where the leeway is given. One is when some of the ...
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Will my Rewards get deducted by keeping a cat

Waalaikumsalam, Abu Talha reported Allaah's Prophet (sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam) having said: "Angels do not enter a house in which there is a dog or a picture." [HR. al-Bukhari and ...
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Surah Yusuf (12), Ayaah 23

In your given video from 1:15 to 1:43 and 2:04 to 2:20, the Qari Abdul Basit repeats part of the ayah of Surah Yusuf in different recitations: The recitation of Nafi', Abu Jafar and Shaybah: وقرأ ...
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Does memorizing the Qur'an, but parts of it in different rewayat still make you a Hafiz?

Hafiz (Quran), a term used by Muslims for people who have completely memorized the Qur'an. Different riwaya does not change the meaning of the content of the Qur'an. So technically, that person has ...
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Examples of verses of the Qur'an with two different readings?

I get the feeling you are more after in terms of the wording then the sound (in which case I have no idea), but in case you are interested: Some audio examples for Surah Humazah: Video 1 (Hafs I ...
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Why is the Hafs reading of the Qur'an so prevalent?

The Hafs recitation is the easiest to learn and master. There are fewer exceptions to the rules of tajweed and pronunciation of Standard Arabic compared to other qiraats, even compared to the ...
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