Basic Reader for the Holy Qur'an

Basic Reader for the Holy Qur'an

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Author: Syed Mahmood Hasan
Translator: Syed Tahir Mahmood
Publisher: Goodword books
Year: 2002
Language: multilingual
Pages: 97
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8187570784


Recitation of the Qur'an is a form of worship that requires perfection as far as possible. The purpose of this book is to enable non-Arabic speaking individuals to recite the Holy Qur'an confidently and perfectly.

The book teaches proper pronunciation of Arabic letters and the basic rules of Tajwid - the Islamic science designed to enable readers to9 read the Holy book correctly and accurately.

The Author, the late Syed Mahmood Hasan, was a versatile Islamic scholar who spent several years in devising this unique work in Urdu. The English version of the book has been prepared by Professor Syed Tahir Mahmood, son of the late author and a noted scholar of Islamic law.


Foreword to English Version
English Transliteration Table
Foreword to Urdu Version

A Note for Readers

Lesson 1: The Holy Book

Lesson 2: Terminology

Lesson 3: Arabic Alphabet

Lesson 4: Sounds of Arabic Letters

Lesson 5: Characteristics of Arabic Letters

Lesson 6: Still Nun and Tanwin

Lesson 7: Letters Mim and Nun

Lesson 8: Amalgamation of Letters

Lesson 9 :
The Letter Ra

Lesson 10: Allah and Allahumna

Lesson 11: Reading a Thick Alif

Lesson 12: Rules of Madd

Lesson 13: Short-Vowel Signs

Lesson 14: Correct Spelling

Lesson 15: Prefix Letters

Lesson 16: Miscellaneous Spelling Rules

Lesson 17: Recognizing Full Words

Lesson 18: The Script

Lesson 19: Waqf and Wasl

Lesson 20: Be Careful: Where Alif is Never Read

Lesson 21: Beware: Harakat Change may cause Blasphemy

Lesson 22: Prefatory Invocations

Lesson 23: Touching and Reading the Holy Book