The memorisation of the Quran has taken place ever since its very first revelation, and continues to remain as one of the most preserved traditions in the Muslim world.
We all know of the immense virtues and rewards associated with memorising the Book of Allah (swt), however for most of us, the thought of embarking on a long, difficult and highly demanding journey seems almost impossible considering our daily hustle and bustle.
Or at least that’s what we think!
There’s a common misconception that unless you begin memorising at a young age – during your ‘prime years’ – your chances of memorising the Quran are very slim. Similarly, many of us think that unless we dedicate hours upon hours and complete multiple pages of Hifdh per week, there’s no point in trying to become a Hafidh. As we’ll learn in this episode, this couldn’t be further from the truth!
We’re joined in this episode by Shaykh Suleiman Hani who is the author of the renowned book ‘114 Tips to Help You Finally Memorize the Quran’ – a book which has been years in the making and has been praised by the likes of Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan, Imam Omar Suleiman, Dr. Yasir Qadhi and many others.
Shaykh Suleiman provides some highly practical tips on how to begin your journey of Quran memorisation, as well as some much needed motivational and inspiring stories that will, InshaAllah, leave you with no excuses to begin!
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“Many Muslims have the earnest desire to memorize as much of the Quran as possible but don’t even know where to begin. It’s refreshing to see Imam Suleiman’s effort in this book to facilitate that journey. So many of us know the value of bringing the Quran into our lives and works like these give us realistic ways of making that happen. A must-have for every Muslim household.” – Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan
“This well-researched book will surely become a standard reference in its field for years to come.” – Dr. Yasir Qadhi
What you’ll learn in this episode:
- More about Shaykh Suleiman’s amazing book on how to memorise the Quran
- The importance of memorising the Quran
- The benefits of memorising the Quran for one’s spirituality and life in this world and the next
- Does it matter what age you are when you start?
- Inspiring stories of those who have began memorising at an old age
- The most common reasons that most people put off memorisation
- Which is more important to begin with, memorising or tajweed?
- Shaykh’s top tips for somebody who wishes to begin a journey of memorising the Quran
- Should you listen to, and follow a Qari when memorising?
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Shaykh Suleiman Hani
Imam Suleiman Hani is a lecturer and author from Dearborn, Michigan. At the age of 14, he completed a 10-month Qur’an memorization program in the USA and shortly thereafter began his intensive studies under local and global scholars, completing hundreds of classical and modern texts and gaining ijazāt (licenses) in the six books of hadīth from multiple scholars, as well as a Master of Arts degree from the University of Jordan’s College of Shari’ah at the top of his class. Suleiman has served as an Imam and youth director since the age of 19, lectured at conferences and workshops around the world, and has recorded several comprehensive series with the largest Islamic TV stations worldwide.
Imam Suleiman recently authored a popular book on the subject of memorizing the Qur’an which has since been translated into several languages. He presently serves as an instructor and researcher at various institutions, the CEO of several business ventures, and an Imam and Resident Scholar in Michigan. His most recent hobbies include mixed martial arts, skydiving, archery, and traveling.
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