I understand you well because I have a situation like you. My native language is Persian but we learn Arabic and English too in our education process. So I can read and compare Quran in both Arabic and Persian, English translation. I strongly recommend you to read Quran in Arabic.
Do not worry about learning Arabic, you don't have to learn Arabic completely....
There are 15 sajdas in Quran, as comes in this Hadith:
Narrated Amr ibn al-'As: The Prophet () taught me fifteen prostrations
while reciting the Qur'an, including three in al-Mufassal and two in
Surah al-Hajj. Abu Dawud said: Abu al-Darda' has reported eleven
prostrations from the Prophet (), but chain of this tradition is weak.
First I will have to define the word "Mufassal Surahs":
They are surahs from Al-Hujurah to the end of Quran. They're called so because they are relatively short compared to the surahs before them. So when reading them we say basmalah too often because surahs are short and finish quickly (so when starting the next one we say basmalah).
Now here we come:
These punctuation marks are called Alamatul Waqf or stopping punctuation.
(م) Meem: When seen, it means you must stop, it is a mandatory stop. Mind you, you will also see a meem After a Noon Sakin or a Tanwin which means that the rule of Iqlab is to be applied. You will see a Baa' after it, if you see no Baa' than there is no Iqlab.
(ج) Jeem: It means ...
Here is a summary of Alamat Al-Waqf (stopping punctuation).
At the end of each aya (usually denoted by the aya's number inside a stylized circle), it is wajib (mandatory) to stop.
(مـ) Mandatory stop (wajib). Note that this is different from (م) which is a pronunciation symbol used to denote idgham (pronouncing the adjacent letter as meem).
(قلى) It is ...
Can I read from not from the beginning of a Surah?
Yes, of course you can do that, and all Imams do so, like in Taraweeh some of them read a page of Quran in every rak'ah, and then the next page.. etc so they can complete the whole Quran along the month of Ramadan.
You can start wherever you want, and read at least three tiny ayat or one non-tiny ayah. ...
You've basically answered your own question all I need to do is correct a few transliteration msitakes and put things together and explain.
What you've heard before the recitation of al-Fatihah was the du'a (supplication) to take refuge by/in Allah from Satan the expelled which is recommended to do before beginning the recitation of the Qur'an as usually no ...
Yes, surely you can. And also I recommend you to have look at natural perspectives around yourself and think about them. Look at Trees, Water, Soils, Folwers, Mountains, Sky, Clouds, Sunshine, etc. In my idea following confirms this situation well [3:191]:
الَّذِينَ يَذْكُرُونَ اللَّـهَ قِيَامًا وَقُعُودًا وَعَلَىٰ
جُنُوبِهِمْ وَيَتَفَكَّرُونَ فِي ...
It is permissible to recite the Qur'an in all conditions - walking, riding, or lying down.
`Abdullah ibn Mughaffal (may Allah be pleased with him) said:
I saw the Prophet (peace be upon him) reciting (Qur’an) while he was
riding his she-camel or camel. He was reciting the Surah of Al-Fat-h
or part of the Surah of Al- Fat-h very softly and in an ...
These punctuation marks indicate where a person can/cannot or should/shouldn't stop. They're the tiny Arabic letters you see above the line you're reading.
What do they mean? They match up pretty much one-to-one with ahkaam taklifeeya.
Meem: A fard stop. You must stop here.
Qaaf + Laam: A musthabb stop. You should stop here.
Jeem: A mubah stop. You can ...
Wa alaikum salaam wa rahmatullah,
I came across a method during my tajweed studies that I hope you and others will find helpful, inshaAllah.
Say Ahhh for a few seconds, then while doing that, squeeze your nostrils closed with 2 fingers. Open and close your nostrils many times and you will notice that it doesn't affect the sound coming out of your mouth. ...
There are some general rules under the tajwid that are to be followed when you run out of breath.
Those rules (special punctuation marks) are called the "Rumūz al-Awqāf "رموز الاوقاف or "pause marks".
These symbols in the Qurʾān show where to stop or continue and this is to preserve the correct meaning of your recitation. For more information on these and ...
I will restrict this to the hukm of Sajdah tilawah only. Since, there is a difference of opinion also on where/when it must be done.
Quoting Bidayat al-Mujtahid wa Nihayat al-Muqtasid:
About the hukm of the prostrations of recitation, Abu Hanifa and his disciples said that they are obligatory. Malik and al-Shafi'i said that they are prescribed as a sunna ...
According to Tamer's answer on this related question, the general Sunni opinion is that the three-minimum guideline is particularly for when reciting tiny ayat, and that a single ayah can be recited instead so long as it is of significant length. It doesn't elaborate on what counts as a significant length, but one wouldn't need to stretch when declaring ...
When the Quran is being recited/played, you are required to listen to it attentively. Allah (SWT) says:
So, when the Qur’aan is recited, listen to it, and be silent that you may receive mercy
-Sura Araf 7:204
This is a very clear command from Allah (SWT) that we should respect, listen and learn from the Quran whenever it is recited, so that we can ...
Having one's aorta cut is an Arabic idiom for dying.
In other words, 69:46 is saying that if Muhammad were to make up revelation, Allah would kill him and nothing could stop that. The hadith is merely saying that Muhammad felt like he was dying from poison.
Claiming a connection here simply because two sources used similar wording to communicate the same ...
Asalamu wa alaikum,
It is Mustahab to read the Qur'an in Arabic because it is the language which it was sent down. When it is in other languages sometimes the full meaning is lost, and is not the Quran anymore, rather a Tafseer and the words of men, so it is good to read in Arabic it's language. if you can't than try to learn Arabic. but it is not haraam ...
Note: This is a highly controversial topic and hence needs to be dealt carefully.
First lets answer the easy part.
Can she touch the mushaf while she is in that state and even recite from it?
Many scholars unambiguously come to the point based on a hadith which talks about a letter written by Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) stating.
No one should touch ...
The answer to your question is given in a hadith of the Prophet (saws):
Narrated Muhammad bin Ka'b Al-Qurazi:
"I heard 'Abdullah bin Mas'ud saying: 'The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: "[Whoever recites a letter] from Allah's Book, then he receives the reward from it, and the reward of ten the like of it. I do not say that Alif Lam Mim is a letter, but ...
This is called Al-Alif Al-Qaseera (الألف القصيرة) that goes on top of Al-Alif Al-Maqsoora (الألف المقصورة) — which is drawn looking like a ya' (ى) — to show that the pronunciation of the ya' is like that of alif.
Traditionally, علىٰ (to mean "on") used to be written as علا (to mean "exalt" as in Qur'an 28:4):
This caused confusion in distinguishing the ...
You can recite in any order you like, however within the same surrah you have to maintain the order.
For example, if in the first Raka read from verse 30 to 35 from Al-Kahf, in the second Rakah you can not read something before Ayah 30 t within surrat AlKahf; however you can read from other Surrah even if it was before Alkahf e.g. Albaqarah.
If you ...
The Qari in the first is:
القارئ محمد المنشاوي
Qari' Muhammad Al Minshawi
In the Second is:
القارئ فارس عباد
Qari Faris 'Abbad
in the third:
القارئ عبد الله الجهني
Qari' Abdullah Al Juhani
I hope this answers your question.
That two verses after the main verse of Ayatul-Kursi (255/2) are not a part of Ayatul-Kursi, but we sometimes read them for more sanctification and reward (thavab).
The main verse (of Ayatul-Kursi) is:
اللَّـهُ لَا إِلَـٰهَ إِلَّا هُوَ الْحَيُّ الْقَيُّومُ ۚ لَا
تَأْخُذُهُ سِنَةٌ وَلَا نَوْمٌ ۚ لَّهُ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَا فِي
الْأَرْضِ ۗ مَن ...
This stop represents a point where there are two acceptable (but mutually exclusive) ways to read a particular line. In this particular example,
This is the book without doubt, in it is guidance for those who fear God.
This is the book; there is no doubt in it, a guidance for those who fear God.
To my understanding (see also http://www.ilmfruits....
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 added) are primarily confronted with the so prevalent riwaya' of Hafs 'an 'Asim رواية حفص عن عاصم (also read Why is the Hafs reading of the Qur'an so ...
As The Prophet Shallallahu 'alaihi wasallam like to hear the Quran, so should we.
Ibn Mas'ud (Radiyallahu 'anhu) reported: The Prophet (Shallallahu
'alaihi wasallam) said to me, 'Recite the Qur’an to me.' I said, 'Ya
Rasoolallah! Shall I recite it to you when it was revealed to you?' He
(Shallallahu 'alaihi wasallam) said, 'I like to hear it from
You do a Takbeer and then go down into sajdah, and then you get up without saying a takbeer and there is no Tasleem, unless you are in salat when you would say a takbeer when you go down into it and come up.
When in the Sujood, you can say:
سبحان ربي الأعلى
Glory be to my Lord Most High, glory be to my Lord Most High
Also, the Dua' you say in the ...
Nathr is acceptable in Islam: You say if I get so and so (marriage, money ..) I will give so and so (Omra, Sadaqa, recite Quran ..) to Allah.
For the nathr to be accepted, both [what you get] and [what you give] should be halal. So you should only ask Halal, and promise to give halal.
What you give to Allah is categorized under "worship". You give Allah ...
The given answers especially the one of @مجاهد only cover the complex punctuation, symbols or signs of waqf (pausing) which are applied in the most prevalent Moshaf's following the Egyptian standard moshaf المصحف المصري, which is the one followed in moshaf al-Madina which is printed in majma' al-malik Fahd مصحف المدينة النبوية المطبوع بمجمع الملك فهد لطباعة ...