Tajwid (Paperback)

The Art of the Recitation of the Quran

By Abdul Majid Khan

Tughra Books, 9781597843188, 200pp.

Publication Date: September 7, 2015

List Price: 15.50*
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This book on the art of the recitation of the Holy Qur'an is easy to follow with its simple yet detailed presentation of subjects. It is accessible for beginners who have had little exposure to Tajwid. It does not require any knowledge of Arabic grammar or understanding of the Arabic language. It provides both the young and adult English speaking Muslims with the best organization and presentation of the art of Tajwid. The Art of the Recitation of the Qur'an can be used for self-study or with the guidance of a teacher at Islamic schools and colleges as well as theology faculties. This book is primarily intended for the English speaking audience. The explanations in this work are augmented by figures, charts, tables, and examples for full and easy comprehension by English speaking Muslims. Readers will also find a Glossary of Arabic and Phonetic terms extremely helpful in learning the rules of Tajwid.

About the Author

Abdul Majid Khan is the Director of the Islamic Education Foundation. Educated in the United States, for the past thirty years he has lived and thought at Islamic weekend schools in Arizona, Illinois, Missouri, Ohio, New Jersey, and New York. The Art of the Recitation of the Qur'an is a result of his decades-long teaching experience in the field of Tajwid.