What is Quran Tajweed?
Tajweed is the art of reciting the Holy Quran in a way that is pleasing to
the ear and in accordance with the rules of the Arabic language. It
involves the correct pronunciation of each letter, the application of
appropriate tone, and the observance of various rules that govern the
recitation of the Quran. It is the science of proper pronunciation and
intonation while reciting the Quran.
The Significance of Tajweed
The recitation of the Quran with Tajweed is a fundamental aspect of
Islamic worship. It helps enhance the beauty and eloquence of the Quran
and ensures that the meaning of the Quran is conveyed accurately.
The Quran is the most important book for Muslims and its recitation is an
act of worship and devotion. However, reciting the Quran with improper
Tajweed can lead to mistakes, mispronunciations and can even distort the
meaning of the Quran. Tajweed encompasses correct pronunciation of
letters and vowels and also the proper articulation, lengthening, and
merging of sounds. Proper Tajwed also ensures appropriate rhythm, tone,
and emotion are conveyed in the recitation of the Quran.
Ensuring that we read the Quran with proper Tajweed is important for the following reasons:
Understand the Message -
Tajweed helps the reader and listeners
understand the meaning of the Quran. It enables the reciter to pronounce
the words correctly, which leads to a better understanding of the text.
Gain Spiritual Benefits -
Tajweed has spiritual benefits as well. It
enhances the reciter's connection with Allah. Reciting the Quran with
proper Tajweed can increase the rewards for the reciter.
Preserves the Quran -
Tajweed helps in preserving the Quran's original
text. The science of Tajweed ensures that the Quran is recited and
transmitted in the same way it was revealed to Prophet Muhammad
The correct pronunciation of each letter is essential in Tajweed. The
Arabic alphabet has 28 letters. Each of the letters has a distinct sound. It
is important to know the exact pronunciation of each letter to ensure that
the Quran is recited correctly.
Lengthening of Vowels
Lengthening vowels according the Tajweed rules is also very important.
There are three types of vowels in Arabic: short, long, and double. The
correct application of each vowel ensures the proper recitation of the
Stopping and Starting
Stopping and starting in the right places is another important aspect of
Tajweed. The Quran is divided into verses and chapters, and it is
important to know where to pause and where to continue reciting.
Emphasis and Intonation
Proper Tajweed requires emphasis and intonation in the appropriate
places. It requires the correct use of pitch, tone, and rhythm to ensure
that the Quran is recited in a melodious and rhythmic manner.
How to Learn Tajweed?
Learning Tajweed can be challenging, but thousands of people have learnt
proper Tajweed with Qutor and you can too in sha Allah. At Qutor, we offer
one-on-one Tajweed lesson to cater to students of all levels. Our Quran
lessons are conducted by expert instructors who are proficient in the art
of Tajweed, many of whom hold Ijazah.
Why Learn Tajweed Online?
Traditional methods of learning Tajweed require a qualified teacher, a
physical class, a fixed schedule, and often a gender-segregated
environment. These requirements can be barriers for many Muslims,
especially those who live in remote areas, have busy schedules, or face
social or cultural obstacles.
Learning online has many benefits and with the advent of technology, the
experience can be very similar to sitting with a Quran Teacher and
learning in person. This is especially true of Qutor’s Advanced Classroom
which utilizes synchronized Quran and Qaida, video and audio and various
other tools such as screen sharing and whiteboard to make the whole
Quran learning experience seamless and fun. Some of the advantages of
learning Quran online
You can learn Tajweed form home and according to your
schedule. You won’t have to to commute, dress up, or wait for others. You
can also repeat the recorded parts of the Quran lessons and focus on the
areas you need to improve.
You can learn from different teachers, accents, and styles. We
have thousands of Quran Teachers to choose from and you can hire
different Quran Teachers for different subjects too.
thousands of Quran Teachers,
many of whom hold Ijazah
and have been trained in the science and art of Tajweed. They use
modern and interactive tools and techniques to enhance your learning
experience through Qutor’s Quran learning platform. You can also receive
feedback, guidance, and certification (Ijazah), to ensure that you have
mastered the skills and knowledge of Tajweed.
Online Quran learning is generally more affordable than
traditional classroom learning. This is because there are no overhead
costs associated with renting a physical location. With Qutor, you pay only
for the time you use. Our classroom logs the time you spend with your
Quran Teacher in our classroom, by the second. It then calculates how
much you owe the Quran Teacher on a weekly basis. There is no other
method which is more cost effective to learn Quran online.
Online Quran learning eliminates the need to commute to a
physical location, which saves both time and money. You can learn from
the comfort of your own home, without having to worry about
transportation, parking, or other logistical issues.
How to Learn Quran Tajweed Online
Now that you know the benefits of online Quran learning and the
significance of Tajweed, here is how you can learn Quran Tajweed online:
Find a Reputable Online Quran Academy - Look for an online Quran
academy that has experienced and qualified teachers, a comprehensive
Tajweed curriculum, and positive reviews from students. Qutor’s Quran
Teachers have thousands of reviews from past Quran students. Read the
reviews and decide who your perfect Quran Tutor is.
Schedule a Trial Lesson – when you
sign up on Qutor
, you immediately get
a 30-minute Free Trial. You should use the Free Trial to speak to a few
Quran Teachers. This will give you the opportunity to assess the quality of
teaching and determine if they are the right fit for you.
Practice, Practice, Practice - Tajweed requires practice to master. Make
sure you practice regularly, and if possible, record yourself reciting the
Quran and listen to it to identify areas that need improvement.
What You Will Learn in Our Tajweed Course
Our Quran Teachers will follow a personalized Tajweed course, designed
to help you master the art of Quranic recitation, by covering the following
You will learn the sounds of the Arabic letters, vowels, and diacritics, and
how to produce them with accuracy and clarity.
You will learn the rules of Tajweed, such as the rules of Noon and Meem,
the rules of Madd and Leen, the rules of Ghunnah and Idgham, and many
others. You will also learn how to apply these rules in different contexts
You will learn how to recite and memorize selected verses from the Quran,
with proper Tajweed, and how to understand their meanings and contexts.
You will learn how to use your breath, voice, and articulation to produce
beautiful and melodious Quranic recitation, and how to develop your own
You will learn how to avoid common mistakes in Quranic recitation, such
as mispronouncing letters, skipping diacritics, and violating Tajweed rules.
You will learn the proper etiquette and manners of reciting the Quran,
such as the importance of purity, concentration, and humility, and how to
apply them in your daily life.
At the end of your Tajweed lessons, you will have the skills and knowledge
to recite the Quran with Tajweed, confidence, and fluency, and to
experience the beauty and spirituality of the Quranic verses.
Start Tajweed Classes Now on Qutor
If you want to improve your Quranic recitation skills and learn Tajweed
online from the comfort of your home,
for our Tajweed Classes
today. We offer a free trial period. Take the first step towards mastering
the art of Quranic recitation with Tajweed.
If you are interested in learning more about the Quran, Qutor also has
opportunities to learn
learn noorani qaida.
For those who prefer a female Quran teacher, Qutor offers
the option to
find a female Quran teacher.