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  • #16
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    Memorising the Qur'an can be easy but that depends on the persons commitments. For example when i did it, I use to go school and college.. so this was my daily timetable

    6.30 -8.00 - hifz class
    8.45 - 3.25 - school [sometimes 4.30]
    5.00 - 7.30 - hifz class

    Then I would eat, do homework and go sleep..

    So for me it was quite tough.. The main thing is avoiding sin though.. A person that avoids sin will find it very easy to remember the qur'an. But obviously what the OP said is correct.

    Majority of students in my area go through this timetable, so it is difficult, especially when you are in year 10/11 and college as you got tons of cw and hw...

    But Allah selects which one of his servants he wants to remember his word

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    • #17
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      Thanks for making this thread. I want to add that you definitely need a teacher to help you with this.

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      • #18
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        this is pretty wow, for those who can understand urdu

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOWewXjUMVU
        Jo kaam karta hai tu chup ke jahaan se
        koi dekhta hai tujhe aasmaan se

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        • #19
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          A taste of what it feels like to memorise the Qur'an:

          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3Svd...eature=related
          Watch this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvM7L5Wm7q0

          ‎"If she's not on the deen, she's not fit to be your queen. If he hasn't got imaan, he's not fit to be your man."



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          • #20
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            :start:

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            What advice would I give to those who want to memorise?
            وَلَقَدْ يَسَّرْنَا الْقُرْآنَ لِلذِّكْرِ فَهَلْ مِن مُّدَّكِرٍ



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            "And thus have We willed you to be a community of the middle way."
            (al-Baqarah: 143)

            Allahumma innaa na'udhu bika min an nushrika bika shai-an na'lamuh; wa nastaghfiruka limaa laa na'lam.

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            • #21
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              :salams

              :jkk: for this thread. That ayah you posted at the end ^^^ when i first came across it and an explanation of it, it really did and has given me the boost because Allah says that He has made the Quran easy to remember but who will remember. That really helps. One main thing as well that helps is making dua. I just want to add i started personally last year ramadhan (it took me a year to complete a juzz (on and off) but i was shocked when i heard others who had completed the entire Quran in like a year, and i though to myself how can it take me one year to complete a juzz. But i have also found that being consistent is the key and as you posted in the OP when you have a love for something that really drives you forward. An fitting it into your daily routine, like walking, sitting, waiting for the microwave to finish this really helps.

              I used to think that it would be such a difficult journey, but i am continuing and inshaAllah we will all get there. An make it a competition (to really kick things in) compete with someone, be the one who knows the most in your house so you motivate others to memorise as well.

              Use tafsir and definety a translation so you understand and learn what you are memorising so you can act upon it. I'm telling you, this journey is the best journey ever, the sweetness of learning more and more is amazing, it increases your iman, explains situations, you will also find yourself remembering certain ayaat in particular situations walahi! Another thing, depending on what juzz/surah you are currently memorising make sure you have the next juzz on your mp3 or phone and listen to that in your spare time (because it aids in memorisation). Make it a daily part of your routine, you will become a loner, isolating yourself from the rest of the fam in the house but what better thing to isolate yourself with than the Quran.

              Whoever says that memorising the Quran is difficult is lieing because Allah has made it easy.

              May Allah Swt accept our actions, purify our intentions, make us act upon what we learn, increase our ranks in janaah and have mercy upon this ummah ameen
              (The hypocrites) will call the believers: "Were we not with you?" The believers will reply: "Yes! But you led yourselves into temptations, you looked forward for our destruction; you doubted (in Faith); and you were deceived by false desires, till the Command of Allah came to pass. And the chief deceiver (Satan) deceived you in respect of Allah."57:14

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              • #22
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                jazakallah khayr! i think im just lacking the motivation
                Your 9/11 is how we live 24/7 ~ yours sincerely Palestine


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                • #23
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                  Originally posted by Jannah101 View Post
                  jazakallah khayr! i think im just lacking the motivation
                  Everyone needs that motivational push , its something different for everyone some people its umrah some people its hearing an ayah.

                  Just increase your sunnahs and duas and it should work out.

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                  • #24
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                    Originally posted by zaidfp View Post
                    Memorising the Qur'an can be easy but that depends on the persons commitments. For example when i did it, I use to go school and college.. so this was my daily timetable

                    6.30 -8.00 - hifz class
                    8.45 - 3.25 - school [sometimes 4.30]
                    5.00 - 7.30 - hifz class

                    Then I would eat, do homework and go sleep..

                    So for me it was quite tough.. The main thing is avoiding sin though.. A person that avoids sin will find it very easy to remember the qur'an. But obviously what the OP said is correct.

                    Majority of students in my area go through this timetable, so it is difficult, especially when you are in year 10/11 and college as you got tons of cw and hw...

                    But Allah selects which one of his servants he wants to remember his word
                    ما شاء الله
                    How long did it took you brother?
                    Secure few moments, everyday, to reflect upon the innumerable blessings of Allah and thank Him for bestowing them upon you.

                    "A person who is blessed with the ability to be grateful, shall never be deprived of barakah and increase in blessings."
                    - Rasulullah (صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم)‎

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                    • #25
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                      Brother Raakin from the forum has a blog "Diaries of a Hafiz"
                      It contains his Ramadan experience from leading Taraweeh, other advices on Hifz etc.

                      http://diariesofahafiz.com/

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                      • #26
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                        Originally posted by .mirror. View Post
                        ما شاء الله
                        How long did it took you brother?
                        about 5 years

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                        • #27
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                          :jkk:

                          There is much very useful advice here. I love memorising, but as an english native speaker to whom Arabic does not come easily, it often seems very difficult and is quite daunting. I am very grateful for the encouragement. I think the advice to put a fixed amount of time aside very day for memorisation is excellent. There should be no excuses. Alhumdulillah there are so many excellent resources available on-line to help with memorising these days.
                          Allah is so Great and Merciful that although we continue to disobey Him, He still awaits for our repentance so that He may forgive us.

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                          • #28
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                            Originally posted by the_middle_road View Post
                            Just so it's clear, I didn't write that post. And I'm not Abu Thabit. :p
                            shucks and here i was thinking i learnt your kunyah :|



                            "The `Aalim knows who is a Jaahil, because he used to be a Jaahil before. But the Jaahil does not know who is an `Aalim, because he was never an `Aalim before."


                            Imaam Ibn Taymiyyah Rahimahullaah in Majmoo`ul Fataawaa.


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                            • #29
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                              thanks for sharing.
                              'And when a thing for which you ask is slow to come,
                              Then know that often through delay are gifts received'
                              علي الحبشي

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                              • #30
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                                :jkk: for sharing .how on earth i missed this thread.

                                For me personally 'look and read' review method is more beneficial than 'listen and recite' :d, awotelse helps me is reading loudly (not loud loud lol ) while recording it

                                ok i have few questions:

                                1. how do you guys manage to recite 1 loooooooooooooong ayah in 1 breath, i find it sooooooo hard infact sumtyms impossible.

                                2. do u breath thru nose or mouth while reciting? cos i dunno how i breath but my throat get dried up pretty quick.
                                Last edited by Al-hayaa; 01-10-10, 01:02 AM.

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