3. Surah Maun
speaks of the character of the people who were against the Prophet
Muhammad (SAW). These are the people who did not believe on the day of
Judgment, they drove the poor away did not encourage feeding the hungry,
were heedless of their prayer and whatever prayer they offered it was
merely for the display to people. Thus, Allah warns these people
regarding the punishment they are going to face. From this Surah, a
Muslim can also get the message and make amendments in his or her
Virtues of Surah Maun recitation
- The sins of those who recite this Surah are forgiven.
- If recited a hundred times after the Fajr prayers, one remains safe until the next day’s Fajr time.
4. Surah Kauthar
Quraysh not only disbelieved on the Prophet (SAW) but opposed him as
well. Many of them teased him, and even celebrated at the death of his
son! This was when Allah reminded the Prophet (SAW) that He has for the
Prophet Al-Kauthar, a river in paradise. It is the river from which
believers will be given a drink on the Day of Judgment. The word also
means “an abundance of goodness”, and most certainly has the Prophet
been given an abundance of goodness. Straight after, Allah orders the
Prophet to keep up his prayers and to sacrifice for the cause of Allah.
Allah ends the surah by making it clear that whoever is opposed to the
Prophet (SAW) will be cut off from all that is good.
Virtues of Surah Kauthar recitation
reward for reciting this Surah is compared to ten times the number of
cattle slaughtered on Eid-ul-Adha every year until the Day of Judgment.
- The person, who recites this Surah in any of his prayers, will drink from the fountain of Kauthar.
5. Surah Kafiroon
Kafiroon is one of the renowned 4 Quls of Quran. In this Surah, Allah
Almighty tells Prophet (SAW) to make it clear to the non-believers that
their religion and the religion Islam are different from one another.
They would never worship which He worshiped and He would never ever
worship what they worship. Thus, for the believers, it is their religion
and for Muslims, it is their religion. This Surah gives a message to
the Muslims that they should stick to their religion and not follow
anyone else’s and those who deny them they should be left to their own
Virtues of Surah Kafiroon recitation
Holy Prophet (PBUH) said that reciting this Surah carries the reward of
reciting a quarter of the Holy Quran. The recitation of this Surah
drives away Shaitaan and keeps one safe from Shirk.
- If a person dies after reciting this Surah, it is as if he has died as a martyr.
- Recitation of this Surah before sleeping keeps one safe the whole night.
6. Surah Nasr
Nasr is a guarantee from Allah that victory will come for the
Prophet (SAW) and the Prophet is told of the multitudes of people who
will accept Islam. However, the believers are reminded to remain humble
at victory and to glorify Allah, seek His forgiveness and turn back to
Virtues of Surah Nasr recitation
- Whoever recites this Surah in compulsory prayers will always be victorious over his enemies.
- Recitation of Surah Nasr in the prayers ensures that the prayers are accepted.
one who recites this Surah frequently is held in the same status as
those who were with the Holy Prophet (SAW) when Makkah was conquered.
7. Surah Lahab
surah speaks about one of the worst enemies of Prophet Muhammad (SAW).
Abu Lahab was the greatest oppose of Prophet (SAW) and his wife was also
the partner in all what he did against Prophet (SAW). In this Surah,
Allah Almighty tells that both of them are the resident of hell and they
are the fuel of the fire of hell. This shows the kind of end that the
deniers of Prophet (SAW) would meet and the afterlife they would have.
Virtues of Surah Lahab recitation
- Recitation of this Surah is good for relieving back pains and reciting it before sleeping keeps one safe in the night.
8. Surah Ikhlaas
Ikhlaas is the most comprehensive definition of who Allah is, and
knowing it well is enough for us to be safe from disbelief. The belief
in Allah and devotion to Him face attacks from two different angles
external and internal (from within our own selves). These verses are the most quoted verses when it comes to explaining the message of Oneness of Allah in Islam.
Virtues of Surah Ikhlaas recitation
is narrated from the Holy Prophet (PBUH) that whoever recites this
Surah once will get the reward equal to ten times the number of people
who have believed in the Islamic teachings.
- Its recitation is compared to reciting a third of the Holy Quran.
Holy Prophet (PBUH) once advised a poor person to say ‘salaam’ always
when entering his house, even if there was nobody there, and then recite
Surah al-Ikhlaas. After a little while, the man became abundantly
9. Surah Falaq
Falaq is the 113th Surah of Quran and it is a supplication that is
directed towards seeking refuge in Allah Almighty from all the evils,
black magic and from the effects of jealousy. This Surah can effectively
be utilized pertaining to warding off any such effects if a Muslim is
facing it in his or her daily life.
Virtues of Surah Falaq recitation
is narrated by the Holy Prophet (PBUH) that whoever recites this Surah
in the month of Ramadan in any of his prayers; it is as if he has fasted
in Makkah and he will get the reward for performing Hajj and Umrah.
10. Surah Naas
Naas teaches a dua to seek refuge in Allah from all the attacks which
come from inner self, and to seek refuge in Shaytan who wants to arouse
in ourselves doubts and desires which might destroy our belief in Allah
Virtues of Surah Naas recitation
Jafar as-Sadiq (RA) said that whoever recites this Surah in his house
every night, will be kept safe from Jinnaat and the evil designs of
last 10 Surahs of Quran are the most recited Surahs as they are easy to
remember and they contain some key concepts related to Islam.
Therefore, every Muslim must try to memorize these Surahs and recite
them either in prayer or whenever the chance becomes available.