Rewards and Benefits of Reciting Surah Ikhlas

While every single word of Quran is poetic and a miracle in itself, yet, there are different parts of the Quran that are more reverend and more respected across the Muslim world. This preference and greater respect are not to be mistaken for the personal liking of the Muslims, rather there is evidence from hadith and Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) that make a particular part of Quran gain more respect than the other. Surah Ikhlas is one of the prominence surahs of Holy Quran which holds the highest importance in Islamic contest. One can bring the biggest happiness in life while reciting Surah Ikhlas and benefits of reciting this great Surah is discussed below.

Surah Ikhlas was revealed in Makah and it has 4 verses. Recitation of this surah brings a reward equivalent to reciting one-third of the Quran. It is one of the most recited Surahs of Quran and Muslim all across the world memorize it as one of the first Surahs when memorizing passages from Noble Quran. The person who recites Surah Ikhlas regularly is considered as clean. Reciting this surah enhances ones wisdom and whatever they do, they will get success in their life. Many people who had been facing tough times were asked to recite Surah Ikhlas by spiritual personalities and most of them showed satisfaction and happiness after reciting Surah Ikhlas regularly. Another most interesting thing about this surah is that whoever recites it regularly is being protected from all kinds of diseases and viral infections.

Rewards and Benefits of Reciting Surah Ikhlas

There are many benefits of reciting Surah Ikhlas some of them are given below that we all should know about:

  • Reciting Surah Ikhlas will give protection against every kind of affliction and calamity
  •  If surah Ikhlas is recited on regular basis it will break magic and completely destroys witchcraft, psychic attacks, and malicious magic spells
  • Surah al Ikhlas is a means of forgiveness of sins
  • Make all Halal wishes come true while reciting Surah Ikhlas
  • House in Jannah. ProphetMohammed (SAW) said: “Whoever recites Qul Huwa Allaahu Ahad ten times; Allah will build for him a house in Paradise.” (Saheeh al-Jaami)
  • Success in business
  • Increase in the recitation of Surah Ikhlas is a means of attaining the love of Allah
  • Surah Ikhlas is a means of eliminating poverty
  • The recitation of Surah Ikhlas in combination with Surah Fatiha before going to bed is a source of protection from all kinds of harms. Prophet Muhammad (SAW) said: “When you recite Surah Fatiha and Surah Ikhlas upon lying on your bed, you will be safeguarded and should become fearless of everything except death.” 
  • Recitation of Surah Ikhlas brings the benefit of reward equal to the recitation of one-third of Quran. Our beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAW) said: “Say: He is Allah, Absolute Oneness…, By Him in Whose hand my soul is, it is equal to one-third of the Quran!” (Bukhari)
  • The constant recitation of Surah Ikhlas increases the presence of the angels at the time of death
  • Whoever recites Surah Ikhlas in his obligatory prayers Allah grants him good in this world as well as in the next life and forgives him, his parents and children

In short, it is essential that every Muslim realizes the importance of Surah Ikhlas, memorize it and recite it on daily basis to receive numerous rewards and benefits. May Allah (SWT) make us read this Surah in excess so that we can earn blessings from our Lord! Ameen