O son of Aadam, by Allaah, if you were to read the Qur.aan [with understanding] and then believed in [what] it [contains], your sadness [at what comes to pass] in this world will be lengthened, and your fear [of Allaah] in this world will intensify, and your weeping in this world will increase.
He would teach the people and have them read the Qur.aan to him. And when they would finish, he would [turn to] occupy himself in prayer.
During the day in Ramadhaan, Muhammad ibn Ismaa’eel [al-Bukhaaree] would complete [reading] the Qur.aan every day…
Reference: Siyar A’laam an-Nubalaa – Volume 10, Page 272 Regarding al-Ma.moon, it has been narrated that he completed the recitation of the Qur.aan thirty three times during Ramadhaan. Translator’s note: While from one angle this worship is something praiseworthy, it must be noted that adhering to the Sunnah takes precedence, as it has been authentically reported […]
al-Aswad ibn Yazeed would complete [reading] the Qur.aan every two days during Ramadhaan, and he would sleep between maghrib and ‘ishaa. And in other than Ramadhaan, he would complete [reading] the Qur.aan every six days.
My grandfather, ‘Abdullaah ibn Muhayreez, would complete [reading the] Qur.aan every Jumu’ah; and [every night] we would prepare his bedding, and perhaps he did not sleep upon it.