There are 42 verses in Surah Abasa. Surah’s name is derived from its first verse. Surah Abasa, which means “He frowned,” is the eighth chapter of the Quran and the third Surah of juz’ 30. It is so called because it tells the story of a pious yet poor, blind man who frowned and distanced himself from him. This surah was revealed in Makkah and its a Makki surah in Quran.
Reciting this has lots of benefits. If you reciting this chapter you will be protected from danger, will get a safety during traveling, judgement day reward and will stay under the Shadow of Holy prophet.
Benefits of Reciting Surah Abasa
Here are some amazing benefits of reciting Surah Abasa.
Protection from Danger
Surah Abasa provide protection from any danger. As Our holy Imam, peace be upon him, once said:
“A traveler who recites surah Abasa on the way will be protected from danger.”
According to him, he has also stated:
When this Surah is written on a piece of paper or the skin of an animal and carried with him by God’s grace, he will see nothing but good and benefit, and God will protect him from dangers.” Tafsīr al-Burhān, vol 5, p. 580.
Safety During Travelling
During a journey, reciting Surah Al-Abasa will ensure the traveller’s safety.
Under the Shadow of Holy prophet
If you recite Sura Abasa with Surah at-Takweer, you will be in Jannah’s shadow of the Holy Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam).
Judgment day Reward
When the Day of Judgment comes, those who recite Surah Abasa will arrive smiling and rejoicing.
As narrated by the Holy Prophet,
Those who recite Surah ‘Abasa will come out of their graves laughing on the Day of Resurrection. (Fawaid-e-Qur’an)
Occasion of Revelation
There is a difference of opinion among exegetes regarding the occasion of the revelation of Surah Abasa, the eightieth chapter of the Quran. There are two viewpoints on this issue: (1) the poor, blind, and righteous man was frowned upon and turned away by Prophet Muhammad (Muhammad), peace be upon him and his progeny; (2) he was a member of the Umayyads.
Significance of Surah Abasa in Islam
In the Quran, Surah Abasa is named after Imam Abbas, the uncle of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Those who recite it are believed to receive blessings and protection. Furthermore, it is said to heal spiritually and relieve physical ailments. Reciting this Surah is also believed to help one achieve their goals and succeed in all areas.
Lessons of Surah Abasa
The Surah Abasa teaches us many lessons, including:
- Faith in God and purity of soul are more important than physical defect or financial status in determining a person’s nobility.
- During the transmission of the Quran, noble and pious angels conveyed the sacred scriptures to God’s apostle.
- The majority of humans are ungrateful to God.
There are many things the Quran reminds us of, such as:
- Before, during, and after man’s existence, God’s power over him,
- The death and mortality of man in this world,
- The resurrection of man on Qiyamah, and
- It is the fate of the righteous and the wicked.
In order to understand the origins of our food, we must reflect on the following:
- God caused rain to fall.
- He then split the earth.
- after that, He caused the grain to grow in it.
- Last but not least, He created vines, vegetables, olive trees, date palms, dense gardens, fruits, and pastures for man and his animals.
A man on Qiyamah will only consider himself and evade all of his family members, including:
- his brother,
- spouse, and
- Those who obey God’s commands will enter paradise with glowing faces and be filled with joy.
- There will be sadness on the faces of the vicious on that day due to their transgressions. Hence they will enter hell.
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