How To Learn Quran With Tajweed Step by Step for Beginners

Tajweed is very important because according to the sayings of our prophet Muhammad (PBUH) ‘’those who recite the Quran with tajweed are in the company of angels’’. Moreover, the best Muslim is the one who reads and teaches the Quran.

We should read the Quran with tajweed because it helps in avoiding mistakes in Quran reading. Simple reading helps Muslim gets 10 reward for every letter. With tajweed we can improve our recitation and avoid mistakes. One of the main benefits of reading the Quran is that it will become an intercessor for us on the Day of Judgment. Non Arab Muslims can make mistakes in reading the Quran. We must recite it properly.

Arabic is also a language in which a tiny mispronunciation can change the whole meaning of the word. So if we do not recite the Quran with tajweed we can end up changing the words of Allah. Everyone appreciates melodious recitation. So, if you want to learn melodious recitation tajweed is a necessity. Who doesn’t read the Quran with proper tajweed can change the meanings of the verses. Changing the meanings means he is actually sinning. As Allah says ‘’ and recite the Quran in a correct manner’’.

What is Tajweed?

In the Arabic language the meaning of Tajweed is to make improvement. It is also about making anything beautiful. It means that when we learn Tajweed, we try to make our recitation beautiful. The best way to add beauty or melody to your recitation is to learn Tajweed.  This knowledge is basically the rules that teach the pronunciation. This knowledge is very important for Quranic recitation. Tajweed helps in making sure the recitation is accurate and beautiful recitation.

Tajweed is important because it preserves the original Quran. I will learn the rules of pronunciation, articulation of words. I will learn all the lessons systematically how to learn Arabic letters and words and also their sounds. The important things to learn in Tajweed include elongation, nasalizing and articulation points.

Tajweed makes the recitation beautiful and it is pleasing for those who listen to the beautiful recitation. People appreciate the beautiful qirat and they also feel more respect for the sacred text.

The Benefits of Learning Quran with Tajweed

There are many benefits of learning the Quran with Tajweed. Some of them are given below:

  • Accurate Pronunciation: You will learn the correct pronunciation of the verses without mispronouncing the words.
  • Preserve the verses: when you learn Tajweed rules, you preserve the original Quran. This is the best way to learn the reading style of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).
  • Spiritual relationship: Tajweed is a type of worship. It is not obligatory to learn Tajweed but it is important for learning the right recitation. Through Tajweed, a person becomes closer to Allah. You develop the spiritual connection with Allah.
  • Avoid Mistakes: Through Tajweed, you learn the right way to read the verses. So, there are fewer chances that you make mistakes.
  • Confident Recitation: When you learn all the rules of recitation, you become a confident recite.

Start learning Tajweed with an expert Tutor

After understanding the importance of learning Tajweed, now it is time to choose the right tutor. It is very important to hire the right tutor who is expert and qualified. Check the knowledge of a teacher when hiring. An expert teacher also has an expert knowledge. He/she knows the Tajweed rules and can recite beautifully. If you want to search the best teacher, check the mosque or madrassas. You can hire a teacher locally from there. You can take Tajweed classes physically. Check the availability of the teachers and make your schedule. If your schedule does not match with the availability of the teacher, then find a teacher from another source.

There are male teachers for male students and female tutors for female teachers. Online academies offer the facilities that they offer multilingual teachers. These classes are for students across the world. The students speak different languages. So, the classes are in English because it is a universal language.  Moreover, checking the qualifications of a teacher is also important. A reliable academy has teachers with good educational background. They are the graduates of reputable Islamic institutes.

Also check the experience of the teacher. Your teacher must have Tajweed teaching experience. The more experience, the more effective teaching methods they have. The right teacher can help you improve your teaching skills. Communication skills are also very important in teaching profession. Just like other subjects and areas of learning, Tajweed also requires a teacher with good communication skills. A teacher with good communication skills can teach Tajweed well. Students can also understand the lessons in a better way. They can interact with each other without hesitation.

Learn Tajweed Online

When local mosques or Islamic institute do not match your schedules, choose an online teacher. There are many online platforms or online Quran centers. You can read the reviews of the academies to know their reputation. It is also a good idea to take recommendations from friends or family or any person from your community.  If you come across any platform, check if they offer trial classes. If they offer these classes then book trial lessons. These classes will help you understand the teaching style or method.  In online academies, there are profiles of teachers. Check them online to know about them and make the right decision. Another thing that you must see is the gender or language of the teachers.

Online classes for tajweed are very beneficial. There are many videos and even applications for teaching Tajweed. However, we cannot ignore the importance of live tutoring. Recording or apps cannot correct your mistakes in real time. But your tutor can do it quite efficiently. So, you should always select a teacher for studying or learning Tajweed lessons. Self-learning cannot produce better results. These are some of the important things that you must see when hiring a teacher.

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