Search:     Advanced search
Browse by category:
Contact Us



How to beautify one's voice while reciting quran...after applying all tajweed rules?

Views: 10620
Votes: 6
Question
As salaamu alaykum

How to beautify one's voice while reciting quran...after applying all tajweed rules?

Answer
Wa alaikum assalaam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh,
One should use their natural voice and let it come out as it does without spending an over amount of time in beautifying it.  Everyone has a beauty in their voice and the best sound is the natural beauty. 
Some force beautification in Qur'an reading and while doing that change rules and lengthen sounds which should not be over lengthened, even sometimes it sounds more like a song that the recitation of our Holy Book.  We should take care that the sound of our recitation is not overdone so we concentrate on the sound more than the meaning and the tajweed rule application. 
Please see the following link:
http://www.abouttajweed.com/kb/entry/31/

Here is a quote from within the answer in the above link:

Dr. Sheikh Ayman Swayd, may Allah preserve him, wrote a small book entitled “Al-Bayaan lihukm qira’at al-Qur’an Al-Kareem bil-Alhaan”, meaning “The Clear statement on the ruling of reading the Qur’an with melodies”. In this small book, which is quite thorough, on page 44-45 , we have his concluding statements [translated and condensed]:

1. Reciting the Glorious Qur’an with tunes and musical melodies is bid’a, it was not by the Messenger of Allah, , nor the honorable companions, nor did Jibreel bring the revelations with them. 

2. Beautifying the voice when reciting the Glorious Qur’an is a matter that is praiseworthy and desired in Sharee’ah, but that should be in with ones natural recitation and with natural Arabic tones, not with the foreign tones.

3. If one reads the Qur’an with a specific melody of musical melodies or tunes then the matter falls into one of two categories:
If he/she gives the tilaawah rules preference and focuses on them more than the musical tune, then the ruling is one of detest (karaahah), since this is not from the Prophet.
If he/she focuses on the musical tune more than the tajweed rules, then the scholars are in agreement that this form of reading the Qur’an is haraam and it is haraam to listen to it also.

Others in this Category
document How do you pronounce the 'thaal'? I was taught to say it with a 'z' sound, but have been told that is wrong.
document alMaddul Aslee are only lengthened 2 vowel counts and then the madd muttasil is 4 or 5 vowel counts. This means it is only double of Al maddul aslee. How come most reciters stretch it for much longer?
document I would like to learn Tajweed (for correct reading of Quran)on line. Can you pl help me?
document My question is regarding the word Shay'an, how would this word be recited in all the different Qira'aats waslan wa waqfan?
document I wanted to ask if you can put up an audio on the ikhfa with the letter kaaf
document Can you please explain the separated and joined words in the Quran?
document I was wondering, in the Uthmani script, what does the small meem indicate at the end of Surah Qariah, Surah Fil & Quraish? Is it Waqf al Laazim?
document I am able to read Quran, but the main obstacle is that certain symbols that used to pop up every here and there really make me confused as I don't know what's the meaning of those symbols.
document When an alif that usually begins an ayat does not have a vowel [fatha,domma or kasra] how do we determine the vowel to assigned to the word?
document I was wondering what is the 'best' way of learning the Qiraa'aat. If one wanted to memorise a text would it be sufficient just to memorise Tayyibatun Nashr (and of course study it too) as I have the impression that it contains the turuq detailed in Ash Shatibiyyah and Ad Durrah too?
document sheikh abdul basit reads the word heyta in the 3rd ruku in several ways. Please can you tell me what are the differences in reading this word?
document How do you pronounce the idhar?
document Do you know the rule ism Jallallah?
document What are the harsh and soft letters in the Arabic alphabet?
document what is makraj?
document In the book Tajweed Rules of the Qur'an Part 2 by Kareema Czerepinski, it is mentioned that the laam merges with the 14 'Shamsee' letters due to the same makhraj, However, what about the letter duad?
document I had listened to a qari reciting surah fatihah and he recited 'IHDINAZERATAL MUSTAQIM." can you please clarify it for me?



RSS