Whoever protects his time [engaged] in the remembrance of Allaah…
Ibn Seereen would pray [the voluntary prayer] with a mus.haf by his side, and if he hesitated [in his recitation] he would look inside it.
From the greatest of causes for the uprightness of the heart and its protection [from harm] is the plentiful reading of the qur.aan.
And this supplication is among the most all-encompassing of supplications for [that which is] good.
If they entered Makkah, they would like to not leave until they had completed reading the Qur.aan [in full] there.
Recitation of the Qur.aan works on the diseases of the heart and mind [like] how honey works on the deficiencies of the body.
It is befitting for the one whom Allaah has blessed with a beautiful voice for [reciting] the Qur.aan, that he know Allaah has blessed him with immense good.
The remembrance of Allaah (dhikr) incorporates…
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.
I took myself to [emulating] what ar-Rabee’ had narrated about ash-Shaafi’ee, that he would complete [reading] the Qur.aan sixty times during Ramadhaan…