There are many virtues of reading and reciting the Holy Quran. Indeed, the Holy Book will intercede for us on the Day of Judgement.
Abu Umaamah, may Allah be pleased with him, related that the Holy Prophet Sallallaahu `Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “Read the Quran, for indeed it will come on the Day of Judgement as an intercessor for its companions.” [Muslim]
Imam Khurram Rafiq is teaching another course among the many he has held since he started with us. This time he will be teaching a Basic Tajweed Course starting on Friday 16th September, every Friday for ten weeks, for brothers and sisters.
Tajweed is a simply following a set of rules to ensure the Arabic letters and words of the Holy Quran are pronounced and recited correctly with the correct meaning.
Understanding Tajweed helps to avoid reciting a letter or a word wrong incorrectly and changing the meaning completely.
For example, the Arabic words Kalb (ﻛﻠﺐ) and Qalb (ﻗﻠﺐ) sound almost the same but are very different words. Kalb is dog and Qalb is heart. I’m sure you can think of a few sentences with the word ‘heart’, now replace ‘heart’ with ‘dog’. ‘My heart is in Makkah’, is not quite the same as ‘My dog is in Makkah’. Just one letter pronounced incorrectly changed the entire meaning.
We spend our lives following rules (consciously or unconsciously) of English, Urdu or other languages we speak.
What better way to honour the Holy Quran, than to read and recite it correctly in the beautiful Arabic language. This is a religious obligation for all of us. If you want to learn the basics of Tajweed, or even get a refresher if you learnt Tajweed along time ago, this is the course for you.
Please join Imam Khurram from Friday 16th September for this ten week course. Download the flyer and share with friends and family too. Not only will you be rewarded to reciting the Quran correctly yourself, you will also share the reward for others reciting it correctly.