The Crowning Venture: Quran Memorization

Course Category: Tajwid 

Course Code: TAJ 401

Instructor: Anse Dr. Saadia Mian

Duration: One term

Course Dates: September 11 - December 17, 2023

Day: Mondays

Time: 7:00 - 8:00 am CST

Daylight savings time will end in the United States on Sunday, November 5, 2023. Depending on where you live, this may or may not affect your class timing. In countries where DST is not applied at all, class will be one hour later starting November 5.

Course Description: 

A self-paced memorization course, students will set a personal memorization target each term and recite to a tajwīd teacher. This is a two-part course:

1. Students will attend a weekly online session with the instructor to follow up on their progress and receive inspirations and tips on memorizing the Holy Quran, achieving effective memorization, and overcoming hurdles.

2. Each student will be paired with a certified tajwīd teacher online, with whom she will work one-on-one. This part of the course will be complete when the student has recited the amount agreed upon at the start of the term, having demonstrated the ability to apply the rules of tajwīd to the standardized and acceptable level.


  1. Students should be women above the age of 17.
  2. TAJ 101 & 102: “Quran Fluency Parts 1 & 2”.
  3. TAJ 201: “Tajwīd Part 1: Letters & Phonetics”.
  4. TAJ 202: “Tajwīd Part 2: Rules & the Rhythm of Recitation”
  5. TAJ 301: “Quran Khitmah Project”
  6. ARL 131: Arabic Novice High
  7. Ability to read the Holy Quran fluently with full application of the rules of tajwīd and few errors.
  8. Knowledge of the points of articulation (makhārij), letter attributes (ṣifāt), and all tajwīd rules.

Placement: New students in the Ribaat Tajwīd Program should complete an assessment with a tajwīdassessor. Based on that, they will receive a recommendation on the best course to start with. To arrange an appointment, kindly email, and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible inshallah.

Course Requirements: 

Students are expected to attend the online lectures, complete daily reading and recitation rubric.

This is an online course so students will need:

  • Access to internet with an internet speed of at least 2 Mbps recommended for best performance. 
  • Headphones, camera and microphone may be required for in-class participation. 
  • To access the live class and recordings, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the Zoom app.
Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until January 15, 2024.


  • The Crowning Venture by Hafiza Saadia Mian, M.D.
  • The Crowning Venture Planner and Journal by Hafiza Saadia Mian, M.D.
  • Medium to large sized Holy Quran in Arabic script

Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Rabata Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.


Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

  • $150.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)
  • Your registration covers enrollment in the summer term memorization course
  • Registration closes on September 8th (if seats are available)
  • Auditing is not available for this course

Registration Options: 

Before enrolling, please read the Registration Fees & Policies. Then choose one of the registration options below.

Contact: For inquiries, contact