Benefits of reciting Surah al-Furqan (The Criterion)

By |2018-02-18T05:46:30+00:00April 23rd, 2017|

Last updated on February 18th, 2018 at 05:46 am

Surah al-Furqan (Arabic: سورة الفرقان‎, “The Criterion”) is the 25th sura of the Qur’an with 77 ayat. The name Al-Furqan, or “The Criterion” refers to the Qur’an itself as the decisive factor between good and evil.

The sura emphasizes (25:68–70) that there is no sin, however great, that cannot be forgiven if sincerely repented.

Benefits of reciting Surah al-Furqan

  • The Holy Prophet (s.a.w.) has said that a person who recites this surah will be taken to Jannah without questioning, provided he believes in the Day of Judgement and the Raising of the Dead (from the graves).
  • Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq (a.s.) said that Allah (s.w.t.) will never send His punishment upon any person who recites this surah every night.
  • The reciter of this surah will also gain a high status in the hereafter.
  • The person who writes this surah and keeps it in his possession will never be harmed by the vermin of this earth.


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