Benefits of reciting Surah al-Ghashiyah (The Overwhelming Calamity)


This is a ‘makki’ surah and it has 26 ayaat.

It is narrated from the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.) that the one who recites this surah will not face difficulty in the accounting of deeds on the Day of Judgement and Allah (s.w.t.) will show Mercy to him and save him from Jahannam.

See also: Benefits of reciting Surah Abasa

Reciting this surah near a baby removes fright from him and stops his crying.

Imam Ali (a.s.) has said that if this surah is recited over a part of the body which is paining, the pain will go away and if recited over food items, it removes any bad effects of that food.

All the benefits stated are only achieved for the sake of Allah. May Allah grant them to us.


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