How to memorize Quran
If you want to memorize Quran then always remind yourself this ayah
وَلَقَدْ يَسَّرْنَا الْقُرْآنَ لِلذِّكْرِ فَهَلْ مِن مُّدَّكِرٍ
In Quran, this ayah is repeated four times in Surah al Qamar.
Allah subhanahu wa Ta’aala wanted to convey a loud clear message, that’s why there is repetition of ayah. The message is crystal clear that Allah has indeed made Quran easy for zikar, is there any to seek advice? Here the word zikar means; to understand, to remember, to memorize, mind full reminder, for seeking advice.
So Allah subhanahu wa Ta’aala is encouraging you and telling you that Quran is very easy to memorize and understand. That means a sincere effort your success is guaranteed.
Additionally there are many benefits for memorizing Quran in this life and the life after death. Memorizing Quran is also crucial because it is the holy word of Allah. If you understand meanings of Quran words it will be easier for you to remember and recall. That is why it is important to memorize Quran.
Perform Wudu (ablution)
In order to touch Quran, you need to perform wudu. Otherwise if you want to read Quran online or from memory then wudu is not essential
It is suggested to get hard copy of Quran if possible. Otherwise It might be difficult for you to speed up your memorizing or mark it easily. It is crucial to always learn from a single book or eBook. This way it will be easier for you to recall. In order to get soft copy of Quran there are tons of websites.
Method to memorize Quran quickly
You have to follow all the steps as it is in order to memorize quran and safe it in long term memory. It is important to know that most of the people memorize it in a wrong way. If you will not follow steps as is it, you will make the process difficult for you. This method will help you learn fast and firm.
Step 1: In first step, listen the recitation of ayah 10 times exactly. While listening keep your finger and eyes on the wording of ayah. If ayah is long you can learn split it down in manageable parts in order to make it easy to memorize Quran.
Above step is crucial, as some students don’t know to read properly. If they read the ayah and memorize it then it is even more difficult to correct it later on.
Step 2: Recall it from your memory 5 times.
If you forget any word repeat that word 10 times the repeat that word along with the word comes before and after it, ten times.
Step 3: Go to the next ayah and repeat step 1 and 2.
Step 4: Now read the first and second ayah ten times.
Note: It is important to know that if an ayah is repeated 20 times it becomes the part of long term memory. Your mind may trick you by saying that I can memorize it well without listening and recalling that much times. But always remember that easy comes easy go. Our brains are designed in a way that if you will repeat an ayah 20 times then there is no way to forget it.
Recite with recitation
Whenever you are free listen to your favorite reciter. Try to pick only one reciter and during the memorizing process try to recite in the same tone. This way it will be easier to memorize and recall. Additionally when you will recite along with recitation, it will be easier for you to identify mistakes on your own.
Get someone to test you
It is difficult to do things on your own as you might get bored. Getting someone who is willing or paying online to a teacher is preferable way to stay on track. It will also make you more confident.
Some of the best resources are
Be Hafiz app (Android mobile) – Install this application on your mobile and use loop button to repeat ayahs.
Quran Memorization Tool (Website and application) - house of Quran is providing best service than any other website. Their application is also available in app store. You can read and listen recitation almost in any voice and any language.
No matter how good you are at memorizing quran, it is always important to keep reviewing the text. Otherwise you might forget it.