Benefits of Reciting Surah Ikhlas

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Quran is a present of ALLAH SWT for all mankind, and every phrase of the holy Quran has monumental blessings and rewards for individuals who recite it. Every surah and ayah of the Quran comprises knowledge and the message of ALLAH SWT to indicate the fitting path to humankind.

Likewise, there are numerous advantages of reciting Surah Ikhlas. Surah Ikhlas is within the 30thJuz of the Quran and its 112th surah of the Quran.

This little surah comprises solely 4 verses and focuses on Tawheed and the oneness of ALLAH SWT. This Surah holds nice significance with extraordinary virtues for us.

Various Ahadees point out the significance of this nice Surah.

Translation of Surah Ikhlas- “Say, “He is ALLAH, (who is) One. ALLAH, the Eternal Refuge. He neither begets nor is born. Nor is there to Him any equivalent.”

One of the Companions of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) mentioned to Him:

“I love this Surah (Ikhlas).”

The Prophet (PBUH) replied:

“And your love for it will enable you to enter paradise.” (Tirmidhi)

This hadith signifies that loving Surah Ikhlas could make you enter paradise. Therefore, a Muslim should attempt to develop a love for this Surah, which might be carried out within the type of memorizing it after which reciting it as incessantly as attainable.

In one other hadith, Prophet Muhammad (SAW) mentioned:

“Say: He is ALLAH, Absolute Oneness, By Him in Whose hand my soul is, it is equal to one-third of the Quran!” (Bukhari)

This hadith makes it evident that the recitation of Surah Ikhlas brings the good thing about reward equal to the recitation of one-third of the Quran. Therefore, as a lot because the Muslim recites it, the extra reward she or he positive factors.

This reward of reciting one-third of the Quran is additional emphasised by Prophet Muhammad (SAW) in another hadith on one other event within the following approach:

“Whoever recited Surah Zilzilah would get the reward of reciting half the Quran. Whoever recited Surah al Kafirun would get a reward as if reading a quarter of the Quran. Whoever recited Surah al Ikhlas would get a reward as if reading one-third of the Quran.” (Tirmidhi)

We should make it a behavior of reciting Surah Ikhlas to obtain an increasing number of rewards as ALLAH SWT made it really easy for us to seize the blessings and rewards.

Prophet Muhammad SAW additionally mentioned in one other Hadees about Surah Ikhlas:

“If anyone recites two hundred times daily, QulhuALLAHuAhad, the sins of fifty years will be wiped out, unless he is in debt.” (Tirmidhi)

This Hadees exhibits us how highly effective Surah Ikhlas is, therefore we should make it part of our lives and take out a while to recite Surah Ikhlas 200 occasions each day. If we make it a behavior and do it with sincerity, it received’t be tough as it’s a very small Surah. And all of us want forgiveness for our sins as we’re people and we do commit sins in some or one other approach. May ALLAH SWT assist us to keep away from all large and small sins and settle for our forgiveness.

In another Hadees, Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) mentioned:

“When you recite Surah Fatiha and Surah Ikhlas upon lying on your bed, you will be safeguarded and should become fearless of everything except death.” (Tafseer Mazhari)

Hazrat Aisha RA narrated that –Whenever the Prophet (SAW) went to mattress each evening, he used to cup his fingers collectively and blow over them after reciting Surat Al-Ikhlas, Surat Al-Fala,q, and Surat An-Nas, after which rub his fingers over no matter elements of his physique he was capable of rub, beginning along with his head, face, and entrance of his physique. He used to try this 3 times. (Bukhari)

‘Aisha (May ALLAH be happy along with her) reported:

Messenger of ALLAH, (ﷺ) appointed a person in control of a military unit who led them in Salat (prayer); he at all times concluded his recitation with Surat Al-Ikhlas: “Say (O Muhammad (SAW)): ‘He is ALLAH, (the) One. ALLAH-us-Samad (AlALLAHlah – the Self-Sufficient). He begets not, nor was He begotten. And there is none equal or comparable to Him.”‘ (112:1-4)

In one other Hadees:

Anas RA has reported that Rasulullah SAW mentioned, “If anyone who is about to sleep on his bed lies on his right side, then recited Al-Ikhlas 100 times, ALLAH will say to him on the Day of the resurrection, ‘My slave, enter Paradise to your right side.’”
(Tirmidhi)

The Prophet SAW additionally mentioned: “Whoever recites QulhuwaAllaahuAhad(Surah Ikhlas) ten times, ALLAH SWT will build for him a house in Paradise.”(Sahihal-Jami al-Saghir, 6472)

As we’ve seen from the above Ahadees that Surah Ikhlas is a vital and virtuous Surah. Hence, we should notice the advantages of this Surah and memorize this Surah.  It is essential to know its that means and make it a follow to recite it each day to get rewarded.

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