Dar Al Maarifah was established by Engineer Subhi
Taha in the year 1986, in Damascus city, for
publication and distribution scientific and
traditional books and has published 240 titles.
Between 1991 and 1994 Dar Al-Maarifah had the honor
of publishing Tajweed Qur'an, which obtained a
patent given to engineer Subhi Taha. Since then it
has specialized in serving the Noble Qur'an through
the popularization of Tajweed Qur'an and implemented
its use on CD's and video tapes in addition to the
printed form of Tajweed Qur'an.
In 1996 Dar Al-Maarifah produced its first
television program, which was called "The Visual
Tajweed." The first episode was broadcasted from the
satellite channels in the Holy month of Ramadan of
that year. Since that time, Dar Al-Maarifah has
continued to produce superior Quranic programs:
"From Seven Quranic Readings" and "Quran Topics
Encyclopedia" and still continues to work and
improve in this field.
In 1999 The Islamic Research Academy of Al-Azhar
Ash-Shareef had approved and adopted the Tajweed
Qur'an published by Dar Al-Maarifah. The Qur'an
Revision Committee recommended that no more than one
copy of the Noble Qur'an should be allowed in the
use of color-coding to indicate Tajweed Rules.
In Ramadan, 2001 Dar Al Maarifah had the honor of
opening its new showroom, and called it "Qur'an
In 2002, Dar Al Maarifah added a new range to its
work by pursuing a new industrial activity. Engineer
Subhi Taha and his brother Adnan Taha established a
special factory to manufacture "Al-Muneer" Devices
according to universal high-class standards and for
which a patent has already been given to engineers
Subhi and Adnan Taha.
The owner of Dar Al Maarifah and its General
Manager, Engineer Subhi Taha, was born in Damascus