Author: Kareema Carol Czerepinski
Publisher: Dar al-Khair (2004)
Pages: 69 Binding: Paperback
Description from the publisher: By Allah's grace, this is the second part of what shall be, insha'
Allah, a three part series on the rules of tajweed of the Qur'an, for
the recitation of Hafs from 'Aasim by the way of Ash-Shaaibiyyah. The
book is intended to be a guide for non-Arabs with a good grasp in
English in studying tajweed.
This book explains the concept of the accent(an-nabr) in the
recitation of the Glorious Qur'an and the conditions of its use, it
also defines and explains the important chapter on the characteristics
of the letters, velarization and attenuation (tafkheem and tarqeeq)
are covered in the part, as well as the concept of the two alike, the
two similar, the two close, and the two far and the rules for idghaam
terms is made in this book to assist the student in understanding the
last chapter, that of the connecting hamzah(hamzah al-wasl).
The explanations of the different subjects are in English and the
Arabic terms are translated. This is to assist the student in
understanding and encourage them to learn the Arabic definitions and
terms. This book should facilitate non-Arabs studying tajweed whether
they are in a classroom with explanations taught in Arabic or in
This book cannot replace the importance of reciting to and being
corrected by a trained teacher of tajweed, instead it is a guide and
an aid in understanding the concepts of tajweed, the application can
only be refined by recitation and correction.