Assalamualaikum Muslim brother, on this occasion we will share the benefits of surah Al-Ikhlas. So keep reading our article this time until it runs out.
Overview Of Surah Al-ikhlas
Benefits And Rewards Of Reciting Surah Al-Ikhlas
1. Getting Forgiveness Of Sins
Indeed Rasulullah Shallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam entered to the mosque, suddenly (there is) someone who has finished from his prayer, and he was do tasyahud, then he said : “O Allah, indeed I ask (to You) that indeed You (ar) the Almighty, everything depend on You, He neither begets nor is born and nor is there to Him any equivalent, forgive my sins, (because You the Grat and Merciful,” then Rasulullah Shallallalhu ‘alaihi wa sallam said, “Indeed he has been forgiven (his sins),” he said it three times. (Narrated by Abu Dawud, 1/259 nummber 985; an Nasaa-i, 3/52 number 1301; Ahmad, 4/338 number 18995; and others. This hadith is validated by Syaikh al Albani in the Shaheeh Abi Dawud and Shaheeh an Nasaa-i)
2. Bridge of Entry to Heaven
Abu Huraira reported: I met with the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he heard a man reciting the verses, “Say: He is Allah, the One, the Eternal Refuge,” (112:1-2). The Prophet said, “It is necessary for him.” I said, “What is necessary?” The Prophet said, “Paradise.”Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 2897
3. Facilitated sustenance
The benefit of reading Al Ikhlas’ letter, which is that it will be given convenience in seeking sustenance. If every Muslim has received the blessings of Allah Almighty, then the sustenance of that person will be facilitated. For this reason, everyone should always try hard to reach the blessings of Allah SWT.
4. Getting Protection from Allah Almighty
“When I led the vehicle of Rasulullah Shallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam in a war, suddenly he said : “O Uqbah, say,” I also heard, then he said (again) : “O Uqbah, say,” I also heard. And he said three times, then I asked : “What do you say? He said : “Say قُلْ هُوَ اللهُ أَحَ”, then he read until finished.
Then he read قُلْ أَعُوْذُ بِرَبِّالفَلَق, I also read with him until finished. The he read قُلْ أَعُوْذُ بِرَبِّ النَّاسِ, I also read with him until finished. Then he said :
“No one who is protected (from every badness) like those who are protected themselves with those (three surah).” (Narrated by an Nasaa-i, 8/251 number 5430-5431 and others. This hadith is validated by Syaikh al Albani in the Shaheeh an Nasaa-i)
5. Loved by Allah Almighty And His Messenger
“Indeed Rasulullah Shallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam sent someone to a group of soldiers, and that people led others in their prayer, he read and finished (his read) with أَحَدٌ قُلْ هُوَ اللهُ أَ, then when they were back, they told about that to Rasulullah Shallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam, then he said : “Ask him, why he did that?” Then they asked to him. He answered :“Because this surah (contents) the nature of ar Rahman, and I love to read this surah,” then the Prophet Shallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam said : “Tell him, indeed Allah loves him, too.” (Narrated by al Bukhari, 6/2686 number 6940; Muslim, 1/557 number 813 and others)
6. Protected from the distractions of demons during sleep
As good Muslims, we must always follow what the Messenger of Allah PBUH did, including those recorded by Aisyah RA below:
Whenever the Prophet (ﷺ) went to bed every night, he used to cup his hands together and blow over it after reciting Surat Al-Ikhlas, Surat Al-Falaq and Surat An-Nas, and then rub his hands over whatever parts of his body he was able to rub, starting with his head, face and front of his body. He used to do that three times.
7. Reading this surah is equal to one-third of the Qur’an
“Indeed I heard other read قُلْ هُوَ اللهُ أَحَدٌ repeatedly, then when morning, he came to Rasulullah and told that matter to him. And as if he underestimated that surah, then Rasulullah Shallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam said“For the sake of Substance that my soul on His hand, indeed that surah is equal to a thid Qur’an.” (Narrated by al Bukhari, 4/1915 nnumber 4726, 6/2449 number 6267, 6/2685 number 6939; Abu Dawud, 2/72 number 1461; an Nasaa-i, 2/171 number 995 and others)