Quran and Nahj al-Balaghah Institute was established in 2001 with the cooperation of a group of professors and masters of memorization and recitation of the Holy Quran, under the supervision of Sheikh Mohammad Rezazadeh Joybari, the father of Dr. Ali Rezazadeh Joybari (memorizer of the Holy Quran and Nahj al-Balaghah) in the holy city of Qom. The institute has branches and agencies in many cities
Sheikh Mohammad Rezazadeh Joybari, is the director of the Quran and Nahj al-Balaghah Institute and the author of the collection of books entitled “Rah-e Roshan”-Bright way- (the book includes translation and description of 110 Wisdoms of Nahj al-Balaghah).He has been the judge of the national competitions h
eld by Iranian Awqaf organization on teachings and interpretations of Nahj al-Balaghah.
Dr. Ali Rezazadeh Joybari (the son of Sheikh Mohammad Rezazadeh Joybari)is a member of the board of directors of the institute and has Ph.D in Quranic and Hadith sciences from the University of Tehran and also has five top international rankings for memorizing the Holy Quran.
The main activity of the institute is to promote and spread the memorization and teaching the concepts and teachings of the Holy Quran and Nahjul Balaghah,
which can be summarized in the following courses:
1- Distance and online courses on memorization of Quran and Nahjul Balagha
Thousands of people in different parts of Iran have memorized the holy Qur’an through this institute so far. The institute has also been able to take good steps to promote the memorization of Nahj al-Balaghah nationwide.
2-Preparation Courses for entrance exams of M.A of Quranic Sciences and Hadith
Holding face-to-face classes (open and multi-month courses, intensive and multi-day courses for the students coming from other cities and entrance exam testing classes), virtual (offline) preparation courses for the senior memorizers and preparing resources for the M.A entrance exam for the field of Quranic sciences and Hadith (including 13 books and pamphlets).It is worth mentioning that the preparatory classes for the M.A entrance exam are held in different forms such as face to faces courses ,virtually. Online and offline courses every year at the Quran and Nahjul Balaghah Institute. Participants in these courses have won dozens of top ranks in recent years in M.A entrance exam in Iranian universities and entered the best universities to study M.A. of Quranic sciences and Hadith.
3- Holding national competitions on memorization and concepts of Nahjul Balaghah(Known as Bright Way Competitions)
Among the activities of the Quran and Nahjul -Balaghah Institute is holding seven national competitions on memorization and concepts of Nahjul -Balaghah, which are held in the field of concepts of Nahjul -Balaghah with the focus on the book Bright Way. In this regard, the institute has been able to help promotion of Imam Ali’s teachings among the Iranian families.
It should be mentioned that the competitions for memorizing Nahjul-Balaghah were held in the previous courses in six separate disciplines, including; Memorizing the whole Nahjul-Balaghah, memorizing all the sermons, memorizing all the letters, memorizing all the wisdoms, and memorizing the first 110 sermons of Nahjul-Balaghah, as well as memorizing the entire Sahifa Sajjadiah.(the collections of Imam Sajjad’s –A.S- prayers )
God willing, in the beginning of 2012 , the eighth competition of Memorization and Concepts of Nahjul-Balaghah will be held by awarding thousands of prizes to selected participants.In 2020 and 2021, the first international competition in the field of teachings of Nahjul-Balaghah will be held in Arabic, English, Persian and Urdu with the support of donors and sponsors those who are interested in Imam Ali’s teachings.
4-Virtual School of Quran Recitation Art
For several years now, the Quran and Nahjul-Balaghah Institute has always been engaged in new educational activities at the national level, and one of its missions is to provide distance and online education for Quran learners. Therefore, in recent years, online and offline courses for Quran learners have been held. The School of the Art of Quran Recitation is not only virtual in terms of communication with students, but also in terms of content and educational style has planned for learners to learn educational items in a shorter time and with better quality. In this school Quran’s learners are educated in four fields: Reading and Fluent Reading, Tajwid, Voice and Tone, and Recitation