The Holy Quran is primarily based totally on the extraordinary chapters of Surahs that describe the essential facts of Islam in front of us. In fact, Quran is the gathering of different concepts, directions, rules, past events, and dialogues about hell and paradise. Surah Al Ikhlas is the 112th chapter of the Quran quoted in thirteen para, comprised of four verses. It is a Makki surah and likewise referred to as surah Tawheed. Tawheed means unity and oneness of the whole Muslim Ummah. So as the name refers the surah is all about explaining the oneness of Allah that is the primary fundament of Islam.The name Ikhlas means “The Purity or the Sincerity”. Surah Al Ikhlas is not simply the name of the surah but the reflection of the content. The different Surahs of the Holy Quran normally were named after the phrase existing in them. However, in this Surah, the word Ikhlas has taken place nowhere. It has been given this name in reference to its meaning. It is one of the shortest Surah of the Quran that summarizes the essence of Islam. It is the proclamation declaration of the oneness of Allah and the inspiration of Muslim’s perception of one Allah.

All the doors of blessing and rewards of Allah Almighty can be opened upon us if we make ourselves aware of the benefits of Surah Al Ikhlas. Following are some of the crucial benefits that can be ours if we understand them fully.

1. Protection benefits:

It protects a person from any kind of grief or suffering if he recites Surah Fatiha and Surah Al Ikhlas prior to going to bed. Holy Prophet (SAW) said: “When you recite Surah Fatiha and Sura Al Ikhlas while lying on your bed, you will be safeguarded and should become fearless of everything except death”.

2. Protection from Sorcery:

The recitation of Surah Al Ikhlas regularly can bring the blessings of Allah. It helps to increase the insights and perception of the person who recites it daily. The recitation also helps to break the spell of any kind of black magic, necromancy, or poisonous magic spells and keeps your house away from all the bad evil powers.

3. Prosperity and well-being:

The recitation of Surah Al Ikhlas helps to bring prosperity to the home. The daily recitation of Surah can eliminate poverty and also help for the success of a person. The Holy Prophet (SAW) once said:“Whoever recites Surah Al Ikhlas while entering in his/ her house, poverty will be removed from his house and neighbors.”

It says that whoever recites this surah, Allah grants him his halal wishes in this world and also forgives him for his life after death. The continuous recitation of the Surah Al Ikhlas increases the existence of the angels at the time of his death.

4. Source of Allah’s kindness and love:

It says that the recitation of Surah Al Ikhlas is equal to the recitation of one-third of the Holy Quran. Holy Prophet (SAW) said:“Say: He is Allah, Absolute Oneness…., by him in whose hand my soul is, it is equal to one-third of the Quran!” (Bukhari)

It improves the awareness of the person towards his/ her most beneficial Allah Almighty who recites it regularly. Its blessings additionally encompass religious and internal peace and delight of soul, heart, and mind.

5. Acceptance of Prayers (Dua):

Dua is the soul of all Allah’s ibadat and the daily prayers. Surah Al Ikhlas is the method for the approval of prayers. The recitation of this Surah offers safety in opposition to all forms of viral infections, diseases, and excrescence. Not only will the person receive the blessings of Allah in this world and in the life after death as well, but also his parents his children, who recite the Surah Al Ikhlas regularly.

6. A pathway to paradise:

Anas (R) has reported the saying of the Holy Prophet (SAW) that,“If anyone who is about to sleep on his bed lies while lying on his right side and recite Surah 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 Messenger of Allah (SAW) said: “One who recites Surah Al Ikhlas ten times, Allah will build a house in Paradise for him.

Asbab Al Nzoul of Surah al Ikhlas:

“He is Allah, (who is) One. Allah, the Eternal Refuge. He neither begets nor is born, nor is there to Him any equivalent”.The Surah distinctly shows that Allah is one. He neither eats nor drinks. He is neither father nor a son. He is an individual who does not rely upon anyone for anything.

Final Thoughts:

In short, it is the most crucial part of every Muslim’s life to realize the importance of Surah Al Ikhlas. So being a Muslim we must memorize it and must try to make it a part of our daily life by reciting it daily. It can bring eternal peace of mind and satisfaction to your life and can prevent all the bad powers and thoughts from your mind. It keeps you closer to Allah Almighty. We can get enormous blessings and rewards from Allah by this. We must say that “May Allah Almighty makes us all examine this Surah in depth so that we will be able to achieve more out of it.
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