SURAH Al Masad (Lahab) read online
Surah Al Masad (111) is the 111th chapter of the Quran. It is a Meccan surah and it has 5 verses. The surah is named after the word “masad” which appears in the first verse, meaning “a bundle of twigs” or “palm fiber“.
Surah Al Masad is a direct address to the uncle of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), Abu Lahab, who was an enemy of Islam and the Prophet. The surah describes the punishment inflicted on Abu Lahab and his wife in the afterlife for their hostility towards the Prophet and the message of Islam.
The surah also serves as a warning to all who oppose the message of Islam, and it highlights the importance of following the teachings of the Quran and the Prophet Muhammad.
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Benefits of Surah Al Masad
There are several benefits of reciting Surah Al-Masad, some of which include:
- Protection from enemies: According to some Hadiths, reciting Surah Al-Masad can protect one from the harm and evil of enemies.
- Help in times of distress: Reciting Surah Al-Masad is said to bring comfort and aid in times of difficulty.
- Forgiveness of sins: The surah is believed to have the power to forgive sins and cleanse the soul of the reciter.
- Increase in wealth and blessings: Surah Al-Masad is also believed to increase wealth and blessings.
- Protection from the punishment of the grave: The surah is said to protect the reciter from the punishment of the grave.
- It is important to note that the benefits of reciting Quranic verses are not limited to just those as mentioned earlier. The Quran is a source of guidance, and its verses hold immense spiritual power and blessings for those who recite them with understanding and belief.
wazaif of surah Al masad
There are several wazaif or supplications that are associated with Surah Al-Masad, including:
- Reciting Surah Al-Masad 11 times after the Fajr prayer is said to bring peace and tranquility to the heart and protect one from the harm of enemies.
- Reciting Surah Al-Masad 7 times after the Isha prayer is said to protect one from the punishment of the grave.
- Reciting Surah Al-Masad 11 times after the ASR prayer is said to bring blessings and increase in wealth.
- Reciting Surah Al-Masad 3 times after the Salah is said to bring forgiveness of sins and purification of the soul.
- Reciting Surah Al-Masad 11 times before going to sleep, is said to bring peace and tranquility to the heart and protect one from bad dreams.
It’s important to note that wazifas are not part of the Islamic teachings, the Qur’an and Hadith are the only sources of guidance. Some people may practice these wazifas as a form of personal devotion and to seek blessings, but it’s important not to rely solely on these supplications and to always put one’s trust in Allah’s Regenerate response.
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