Qiraa’aat Article Index

This page lists all articles related to the Qiraa’aat (variant recitations) of the Qur’an. This page also contains articles touching on the seven ahruf, which is a related but distinct topic.

Foundational Material

A Note on the Different Qiraa’aat: Sheikh bin Baaz

A Brief Introduction to the Qiraa’aat: Sheikh bin Baaz

‘Uthman’s Gathering the Qur’an According to One Harf: Sheikh bin Baaz

Benefits of the Multiple Qiraa’aat: al-Suyooti

Clarification on the Qiraa’aat and the Ahruf: al-Qurtubi

Clarifying some Misconceptions about the Seven Qiraa’aat: Ibn Taymiyah

Why do the Qiraa’aat Differ?: Makki ibn Abi Taalib

Where Do the Differences in the Qiraa’aat Come From?: ibn Taymiyah

Clarification on the Ahruf and Qiraa’aat of the Qur’an: ibn Hajr

Further Details

The Best Definition of the Authentic Qiraa’aat: al-Suyooti

Qiraa’aat and their Conditions for Acceptance: Sheikh Muqbil

How the Seven Reciters were Chosen: al-Zarkashi [forthcoming, inshaAllaah]

The Chains of the Seven Famous Reciters From Highest to Lowest

Attributing the Qiraa’aat to the Seven Reciters: Muhammad Bazmool

Responding to Doubts About the Qiraa’aat and Their Chains of Transmission: Sheikh Muhammad Bazmool

Why do the Transmitters of a Single Qiraa’ah Differ?: Makki ibn Abi Taalib

What about the Qiraa’ah of ibn Mas’ood?: Makki ibn Abi Taalib

Ibn Mas’ood and the Prophet’s Final Review of the Qur’an

Questions Regarding the Recitation of ibn Mas’ood: ibn Hajr and al-Nawawi

The Dispute Between ‘Umar and Hisham: Ibn Hajr

The Valid Qiraa’aat are not Limited to Seven: ibn Taymiyah

The Seven Qiraa’aat are all Part of One Harf: ibn Taymiyah

Parts of the Qur’an that were Revealed Multiple Times: al-Suyooti

History of the Qiraa’aat

The Early History of the Qiraa’aat: al-Suyooti

The Historical Spread of the Qiraa’aat: 300AH to Present

Clarification on the Ahruf and Qiraa’aat of the Qur’an: ibn Hajr

Qiraa’aat and Their Relation to Tafsir

Tafsir of the Qur’an and its Connection to the Qiraa’aat: al-Suyooti

How Do Differences in the Qiraa’aat Affect the Tafsir?

An Example of Added Meaning from the Different Qiraa’aat

Non-Canonical Recitations Can Help Explain the Qur’an: al-Zarkashi

Using a Non-Canonical Recitation as Evidence: Tafsir ibn Kathir

Hasten to the Remembrance of Allah: Adhwaa’ al-Bayaan

Did Fir’awn claim divinity, or worship other gods?: al-Shawkaani, al-Qurtubi, & al-Baghawi

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