About Surah Waqiah (Surah Al Waqiah )
Surah Waqiah means ‘The Inevitable’ or ‘The Event’. Surah Waqiah is 56th Surah of the Holy Quran which was revealed on Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in Mecca that’s why it’s called Miccia surah. Surah Waqia has 96 verses in total. This surah discusses events in the next World.
Surah Waqiah (Surah Al Waqiah )in Hadith
Al-Tirmidhi Hadith 2137 Narrated by Abdullah ibn Mas’ud
Allah’s Messenger (saws) said, “If anyone recites a letter from Allah’s Book he will be credited with a good deed, and a good deed gets a tenfold reward. I do not say that Alif-Lam-Mim are one letter, but alif is a letter, lam is a letter and mim is a letter.”
It was narrated from Shujaa’ from Abi Faatimah that ‘Uthmaan ibn ‘Affaan (may Allaah be pleased with him) visited Ibn Mas’ood when he was sick. He said, “What is hurting?” He said, “My sins.” He said, “What do you need?” He said, “The mercy of my Lord.” He said, “Shall we not call the doctor for you?” He said, “The doctor made me ill.” He said, “Shall I order that your regular income [from the state] be restored to you?” He said, “You did not let me have it before today and I have no need of it now.” He said, ‘Then leave it to your family and dependents.” He said, “I have taught them something which, if they say it, they will never become poor. I heard the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) say, ‘Whoever recites al-Waaqi’ah every night will never become poor.”
Memorize Surah Mulk ( Surah Al Mulk ):
We should also memorize Surah Waqiah( Surah Al Waqiah ) so that we can recite it on daily basis. Since Surah Mulk ( Surah Al Mulk ) has only 56 verses ,we can memorize entire Surah in almost two months by memorizing just one verse per day. This is not a big task but there are countless benefits.
Share Surah Waqiah( Surah Al Waqiah ):
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Benefits of Surah Mulk ( Surah Al Mulk ):
The Prophet(SAW) said, ‘Surah al Waqiah is the Surah of Wealth, so recite it and teach it to your children’[Ibn Asakir]
Islamic scholars believe that readers of Surah Waqiah and other surahs will be protected in the both World. To become successful we should read these surahs regularly and understand meanings of these surahs also.
It has been noted that there are so many benefits for reciting and knowing this Surah. To keep protected and prepare for the next World.
Surah Mulk before sleeping:
There is hadith saying that “Who reads Surat al-Waqi`ah every night will never be poor.”
We can’t guarantee authenticity of this hadith but there are huge rewards for reading Surah Waqiah or even one word or verese and Allah knows better and he can give reward according to him.
Surah Mulk: Protection in the grave:
Ibn Abbas (may Allah be pleased with them) narrates that the Messenger of Allah (may Allah bestow peace and blessings upon him) said, “Surah Mulk is a protector; a rescuer; saving from the chastisement of the grave.” (At-Tirmidhi and Al-Hakim.)
There will be only good deeds will help us there. As a Muslim we must recite the Holy Quran and especially Surah Waqiah regularly with meanings to understand it.