Imaam Ibn Taimiyyah: A Better Way to Divide Recitation of the Qur’ān over a Month

Ibn Taimiyyah, may Allāh have mercy on him, described a 29 day schedule for completing recitation of the Qur’ān closer to the way the Companions did that.

He said: “…Division by complete surahs takes precedence over division by parts [based on letter count].” (412)

And from the great advantages of division by complete surahs, he mentioned (414):

· Reciting speech whose parts are connected, one part with another;
· Beginning [one’s daily recitation] with that which Allāh began a surah with;
· Finishing with that which He finished with;
· Completing what was intended [to be completed] from every surah.

The chart in Arabic below [checked but not produced by me], shows Ibn Taimiyyah’s recommended schedule for a 29 day completion.

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Summary of key points by Mikail ibn Mahboob Ariff

Source: Majmū‘ al-Fatāwá, vol. 13, pp. 405-416

Ref: https://abdurrahman.org/2016/08/27/ibn-taimiyyah-a-better-way-to-divide-recitation-of-the-quran-over-thirty-days/

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