Quran is the greatest blessing of Allah which he has bestowed upon mankind. There are 114 Surah of Holy Quran and each Surah is a light that alters our lives and shows us the right way to live.
Surah Mulk is Makki Surah. Al Mulk means "The kingdom" or "the Dominion" of almighty Allah. It was revealed on Last Prophet Muhammad PBUH in Mecca. It is 67th chapter of Holy Quran. It has thirty verses and in 29th Para of Quran.
Benefits, Virtues and Importance of Surah Al Mulk
Surah Mulk has a lot of benefits and virtues. Regarding the virtues of Surah Al Mulk Prophet Muhammad PBUH said
- "There is a Surah in the Holy Quran that consists of thirty verses that call for a man until his sins are forgiven"
- According to a Hadith Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said: "He who reads a letter from the Holy Quran will receive a Hasana, and it will be multiplied by ten."
- "It is the prevention of punishment of the grave".
- On the Day of Resurrection Surah Mulk will intervene with Allah for the forgiveness of its Reciter. This Hadith has been narrated (in Arabic) in the past tense because, like the past indefinite, its occurrence is definite and not open to inquiry. At some places, however, it has also been narrated in the present tense.
- The Prophet Muhammad PBUH said, "There is a Surah in the Quran which is only thirty verses. It defended whoever recited it , until it puts him into paradise i.e. Surah al Mulk" [Fath al Qadir 5/257, Sahihul Jamiea 1/680, Tabrani in Al-Awsat & Ibn Mardawaith]
- It was narrated that Abdullah ibn Mas’ood said: Whoever reads Surah al-Mulk every night, Allah will protect him from the torment of the grave.
- Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him narrates that the Messenger of Allah (may Allah bestow peace and blessings upon him) said, “There is a Surah in the book of Allah it is but thirty passages which intercedes for a man on the day of judgment so that he taken out of the fire and entered into paradise; it is Surah the Blessed.” (Abu Dawud 1400, At-Tirmidhi 2891 and Ibn Majah 3876.)
We can attain the number of blessings with the recitation of Surah Mulk. There are a multitude of blessings that you can attain for just a few minutes of recitation. Really, it will only take you a few minutes from beginning to end. Look again and then ponder this narration. When some recites Surah Mulk before going to sleep, an angel comes to protect the recite as the person is unable to protect himself.
So from above Hadith no doubt that Surah Al Mulk has numerous of Benefits, virtues and fazail. Please try to daily recite and memorize Surah Mulk. Surah al Mulk will be your companion in the grave. Surah Mulk Intercedes for your forgiveness.
Try to recite and understand the meaning of each verse of Surah Al Mulk. You can also listen Tafseer of Surah Al Mulk. By doing this your Iman will be strengthened and your Taqwa in Allah will increase beyonds. InshaAllah.