Benefits of reciting Surah al-Furqan (The Criterion)

Surah al-Furqan

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.


One More Thing: Please share! It is an ongoing charity for me and you. I pray that Allah accept our effort and protect us. May He (swt) make our actions sincerely for His sake and include them on our scale of good deeds on the Day of Judgement. Aamen,

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