Useful Links and Books

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Tajweed Slides - PDF (right click & "save target as")

About Wisam Sharieff

He is by far one of the most creative and energetic instructors of the subject around.  Students rave about the energy and enthusiasm in his courses and he has quickly become one of the most popular instructors at Bayyinah.  He completed memorization of the Noble Quran by the age of 16 at the Islamic Institute of Education in Chicago, Illinois and went on to study the science of Tajweed formally with Sh. Ahmad Wafa’a in Cairo, Egypt. Upon his return to the United States, he taught the science of Tajweed, Islamic history and Hifz for 2 years. Thereafter his quest for Islamic knowledge lead him to Quran Academy in Lahore, Pakistan where he earned a Bachelors in Arabic & Islamic literature. Returning once again to the States, he dedicated himself to teaching a very successful and popular Tajweed & Hifz program in Long Island, New York. He developed a unique curriculum for letter recognition, writing and fluid reading, that upon execution, displayed remarkable results among young and old alike. 

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Tajweed Charts - PDF (right click & "save target as")

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  • Given that there are approximately 20 million Muslims in the English speaking world, this is a useful resource to bring this sacred knowledge to those who cannot find access to sheikhs.The podcasts are a series of short, engaging lectures, going through the rules of Arabic alphabet, makharij (articulation points), sifaat (qualities of letters), waqf (rule stopping and pausing)and rasm (Orthography relating to recitation of certain words).(Click here to find out about the teacher)
  • This site explains some of the principles of tajweed and focuses on the problems that non-Arabs have in reciting the Qur'an properly.  Tajweed tidbit lessons will be given in different aspects of tajweed, and questions submitted will be reviewed, answered, and posted.
  • This website covers all main areas of Tajweed, each one packed with definition, explanations, examples from the Qur'an, further audio explanations and practical exercises. And all pages are printable allowing you to study away from the computer or with a friend. This course has been divided into sections helping you to digest the information easily.
  • Qur'aan Flash: A simple microsite displaying the Holy Quran (Medina layout), in a very interactive way.
  • Versions of the Qur'aan? This link explains the difference between "Ahruf" and "Qiraa'aat" and how the Christian Missionaries are confused and ignorant.