We have several goals in our Qurʾān journey, starting from beginners to an expert (in shaa Allāh).
- Be able to read Qurʾān correctly (with correct makhārij 1, sifāt 2 and tajweed)
- Memorize the Qurʾān
- Understand its meaning
- Retain our memorization
- Understand the tafseer and deep meanings
We are not going to follow anything new in our methodology. I will not innovate anything new rather we are going to follow ways of salaf. I strongly believe that whoever deviates from the ways of salaf has actually deviated, for Allāh made people of salaf as litmus test for our emaan. When I am talking about salaf here, I mean the early generations specially the sahaba. Refer to this article for further details on who they are.
This method of learning Qurʾān is going to strictly going to be salaf-centric. The books I recommend in this series is going to be revolving around the understanding of our righteous predecessors.
The method of memorization and revision of Qurʾān, however, is my own method. It took me almost 10 years to develop this method. Fine-tuning with various students, Alhamdullilah, my 5-step process method has proven to not only work with children but also the elders especially those who are busy in the worldly matters.
- ^ Makhārij refers to the articulation of words and letters.
- ^ Sifāt ref to the characteristic of letter. In Arabic, each letter has special characteristic, those characteristic can change with their associating symbols, e.g, ر can be a heavy letter if it is followed by a fatha or ق is a heavy letter and is different than ك