Recitation Without Internalization

They will recite the Qur’an, but it will not go beyond their throats. The Qur’an is only beneficial when it reaches the heart and is firmly planted in it.

 ‘Abdullah ibn Mas‘ūd [d. 32H]

 

(Read on pg 13, Ibn Rajab, Ibn al-Qayyim, al-Ghazali, The Purification of the Soul. Al-Firdous Ltd. London:1993.)

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