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Benefits of reciting Surah an-Nahl (The Bee)

Surah an-Nahl

Surah an-Nahl was revealed in Makkah and has 128 ayaat. In the commentary of Majma’ul Bayan it is recorded from the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.) that whoever recites this surah will not be questioned, on the Day of Judgement, about the blessings he received on the Earth and will get the reward equal to the amount of people who left a goodwill when they died.

Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq (a.s.) has said that whoever recites surah an-Nahl once every month, he will be safe from 70 types of diseases and will be from among the people of Jannah.

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IMPORTANT NOTE: This surah should, however, under no circumstance be written and kept in the house or garden as it may have harmful effects. Imam Sadiq (a.s.) has said that if kept in a house or garden, it will soon be destroyed. Indeed this is a weapon that one is only allowed to use against an evil person who is the enemy of Islam.


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Benefits of reciting Surah ‘Abasa

Surah ‘Abasa


Surah ‘Abasa has 42 verses and it was revealed in Makkah. It is narrated from the Holy  Prophet (s.a.w.) that the person who recites this surah will come out of his grave laughing on the Day of Resurrection.

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Writing this surah as a talisman on deerskin and keeping it in one’s possession makes one successful in all his endeavors. If it is recited during a journey, then the traveler will return home safely. Whoever recites this surah with surah at-Takweer will be under the shade of the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.) in Jannah.