10. Motivational


- Articles

http://www.alinaam.org.za/dquraan/
Directory of excellent articles on the Qur’an maintained by the Madrasah In'aamiyyah, Camperdown; last 12 links contain a MUST read guide to hifz titled “Securing the Remembrance” by Hafiz Sohail Bengali.


http://www.personal.psu.edu/users/a/...%20hafazan.htm
Excellent tips on doing hifz, from a Hafiz Muhammad Alshareef.


http://www.jamiat.org.za/isinfo/hafiz.html
Written in the format of a letter to the huffaz, has beautiful advice and info on hifz from Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen.


http://www.jamiat.co.za/library/guid...z_students.htm
Guidelines for hifz students compiled by Madrasah Arabia Islamia (Azaadville).


http://www.alinaam.org.za/fazaail/part2.html
http://www.hajirahfoundation.org/art...tues_quran.php
Excellent excerpt from the book Fazail-e-Amaal explaining the virtues of the recitation & memorization of the Qur’an.


http://www.abc.se/~m9783/n/wqm_e.html
A beautiful account of a visit to Morocca, with insight into the studies of huffaz there.


http://www.alinaam.org.za/madrasah/info.html
Info and guide aimed at hifz students/parents by the Madrasah In'aamiyyah, Camperdown.



- Related links:


http://www.iberr.org/virtues_quran.htm
Virtues of the Holy Quran, beautiful compilatian by Maulana Zakariyya Kandehlawi (db)

http://www.youngmuslims.ca/online_li...uran/index.htm
Beneficial articles from the book “Way to the Qur’an” by brother Khurram Murad.

http://www.youngmuslims.ca/online_li...uran/index.htm
Brother Ahmad von Denffer’s “Ulum al Quran”, an introduction to the sciences of the Qur’an.

http://www.albalagh.net/food_for_thought/quran4.shtml
A good article dealing with the interpretation and study of the Qur’an by brother Khalid Baig.

http://www.islamibayanaat.com/EnglishMarefulQuran.htm
Excellent English tafseer to understand what you've memorized.

http://www.sunnipath.com/resources/Q...a00002036.aspx
http://groups.msn.com/ansarsofislam/...knowledge.msnw
On seeking knowledge, and it’s importance.



- Questions & Answers on hifz:

http://www.sunnipath.com/resources/Q...a00002918.aspx
“I have a desire to memorise the Holy Quran - can you tell me benefits of doing this so that I can be further motivated?”


http://www.sunnipath.com/resources/Q...a00002324.aspx
“Is it sinful to forget verses of the Qur’an one had memorized?”


http://www.sunniforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=4832
”What is the punishment for forgetting memorisation of some of the Qur'an? does it make any difference whether you have intention to re-memorise?”


http://www.sunnipath.com/resources/Q...a00000034.aspx
“Are you allowed to recite Qur'an without wudu from memory? Are you allowed to read ayat without wudu? Are you allowed to hold and recite from pages of Qur'an found separately (i.e. only the 30th Juz) without wudu?”


http://www.sunnipath.com/resources/Q...a00000801.aspx
Method of Memorizing the Qur'an and Retaining One's Memory


http://groups.yahoo.com/group/hanafi/message/5875
“I have intention to memorize the Qur'an and become an alim. My father wants me to only do hifz, but my mother wants me to do both. I don't want to disobey my parents, what should I do?”


http://www.sunnipath.com/resources/Q...a00002894.aspx
“If my wife is memorizing the Qur'an, can she continue memorizing while she is in a state of menstruation?”


http://www.sunnipath.com/resources/Q...A00002046.aspx
“When a women is on her menses, is she able to recite the Quranic dua and regular ayaat that she normally recites?”


http://www.sunnipath.com/resources/Q...a00001421.aspx
“Can a Hanafi Student Memorizing the Qur'an follow the Maliki School & Recite during Menstruation?”


http://www.sunnipath.com/resources/Q...a00000799.aspx
“Do you have any tips on how to make memorizing easy and how I should set my day out for learning knowledge?”



- Miscellaneous:


http://www.deenport.com/subsections/...abdal_aziz.zip
The Messenger, upon him be peace, taught Ali ibn Abi Tâlib (ra) this dua as a means to help him memorise the Quran.


http://www.hafidha4eva.blogspot.com/
Beautiful posts provided by our hafiza sisters in South Africa.


http://www.sky.com/skynews/article/0...313217,00.html
What might happen when you don’t give the respect that’s due…?


http://www.sunniforum.com/forum/show...85&postcount=1
It’s never too late…

http://www.sunniforum.com/forum/show...90&postcount=1
…and it’s never too soon.