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The Excellence of Some Surahs

Al Fatiha - The Opening - Qur'an Surah 1

The Prophet (S) said that the greatest Surah in the Qur'an was Surat al-Fatiha which contains the 7 verses frequently used in prayers and the Qur'an has been revealed upon me. (B) Al-Fatiha can be recited to invoke God's help for the sick and injured. (B)

Surat ul-Baqarah - The Cow - Qur'an Surah 2

He (S) said: "Do not make your houses as graveyards. Satan runs away from the house in which Surah al Baqarah is recited." "Rejoice in two lights given to you which have not been given to any prophet before you. Fatiha (Quran 1: 1-7), and the concluding verses of Surah al-Baqarah." (Quran 2:286) You will never recite a letter from them for which you will not be given (a reward)." (M & Ns)

Ayat ul-Kursi - Qur'an Surah 2 Verse 255

He (S) said: "Abu Mundhir, which verse from the Book of Allah is the greatest?" I replied, 'Allah, there is no god but He, the Living, the Eternal.' Thereupon He (S) struck me on my breast and said: 'May knowledge be pleasant for you, O Abu Mundhir.' (M & AD)

Surat ul-Kahf - The Cave - Qur'an Surah 18

He (S) said: "If anyone learns by heart the first ten verses of Surah al-Kahf, he will be protected from the Dajjal (Anti-Christ)." (M & AD & Ns & T) He (S) said: "If anyone recites Surah al-Kahf on Friday, a light will shine brightly for him till the next Friday." (Ns)

Surat Ya-Sin - Qur'an Surah 36

He (S) said: "The heart of the Qur'an is Ya-Sin. Any man who recites it wanting (in love of) Allah and the hereafter will be forgiven. Recite it over your dying men." (Ah & AD & Ns)

Surat al-Waaqi'ah - The Event - Qur'an Surah 56

He (S) said: "Whoever reads Surah Al-Waaq'iah every night, starvation (poverty) shall not afflict him. (Al Baihiqi)


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