Learn Tajweed with Yasir Qadhi- (Episodes 26-30)

 The Noble Emissaries (As-Safara Al-Keram)

 Episode 26 -- Exceptions I

Saktah (to pause momentarily without breathing, 4 places in Qur'an, may be shown by a small س)
*Surah Kahf, Ch. 18 v.1 -- عِوَجَا
*Surah Ya-Sin, Ch.36 v.52 -- مَرْقَدِنَا
*Surah al-Qiyamah, Ch.75 v.27 -- مَنْ
*Surah al-Mutaffifin, Ch.83 v.14 -- بَلْ

Madd as-Sillah Exceptions
* Surah Zumar, Ch.39 v.7, no madd -- يَرْضَهُ
*Surah Furqan, Ch.25 v.69, with madd on the فِيهِ -- ه

Ishmaam (show with lips a dhammah being pronounced, but no dhamma is pronounced)
*Surah Yusuf, Ch. 12 v.11 -- تَأْمَنَّا, on the ن

Episode 27 -- Exceptions II

Imaalah (to produce sounds between ا and ي, sometimes symbolized by a diamond
*Surah Hud, Ch.11 v. 41 --
مَجْرَاهَا, pronounced "najrayha," not "majraha" nor "majriha"

Tas'heel of Hamza (pronounce hamza between alif and hamza)
Surah Fussilat, Ch.41 v.44 --

س vs ص -- sometimes these two are exchanged in recitation even if not reflected in the spelling
Sural al-Baqarah, Ch.2 v.245 --
وَيَبْسُطُ, must use س
Surah al-A'raf, Ch.7 v.69 --
بَسْطَةً, must use س
Surah at-Tur, Ch.52 v.37 --
الْمُسَيْطِرُونَ -- preferred to use ص
Surah al-Ghashiyah, Ch.88 v.22 --
بِمُسَيْطِرٍ -- preferred to use 

Episode 28 -- Demonstration of Proper Recitation by a Guest Qari I

Surah Ya-Sin, Ch.36 vv.1-11

Episode 29 -- Demonstration of Proper Recitation by a Guest Qari II

Surah Ya-Sin, Ch.36 vv.71-83

Episode 30 -- Practical Steps for Memorizing the Qur'an

Spiritual Pre-Conditions
*leave sins
*live life by Qur'an

Physical Pre-Conditions
*memorize earlier in the day
*pick one mus'haf
*quiet place
*recite in prayera

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