Quranic Verses of Healing | Ayat e Ash-Shifa

Quran is not just a religious book but guidance for all mankind. Allah Almighty made it a spiritual cure and healing for all types of diseases. Holy Quran is the book in which you can find a solution to every problem. Being a true believer, one must have complete faith in Allah Almighty that He is being enough for removal of all the hardships it is facing in this world. The Almighty Allah says in the Holy Quran: “And with Him are the keys of the unseen; none knows them except Him. And He knows what is on the land and in the sea. Not a leaf falls but that He knows it. And no grain is there within the darknesses of the earth and no moist or dry [thing] but that it is [written] in a clear record.” (Quran, 6: 59)

The worldly grief’s and diseases are part of this life, and so are the moments of joy and happiness, the key is to keep believing in everything that is happening around us in the Control of the Allah Almighty. All the matters are in the Hands of Allah, and no one else could ever change them. Allah Almighty makes things easy for all directly or with the intercession of someone else, like usage of medicines to cure illnesses when actually man has made such sources of remedy only with the help of the Allah Almighty.

Allah (SWT) told us that the words of the Quran are a “Shifa” (healing) for all and, therefore, when used with a real belief in one’s heart, this form of treatment can bring miraculous cure to all forms of diseases. We have mentioned below the 6 Quranic verses of healing referred to as Ayat e Ash-Shifa about which we all should know:

The believers will be granted success with the Help of Allah Almighty, and eventually their hearts will be assured with peace and tranquility.

وَيَشْفِ صُدُورَ قَوْمٍ مُؤْمِنِينَ

     Translation: “And [God] shall heal the breast of the believers.” (Quran, 9:14)

The Holy Quran contains various teachings and lessons which stimulate one`s Islamic belief, relieves stresses, act as a great source regulating one`s life, and listening, learning and recitation of Quranic verses mean of getting Allah’s mercy.

              يَا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ قَدْ جَاءَتْكُمْ مَوْعِظَةٌ مِنْ رَبِّكُمْ وَشِفَاءٌ لِمَا فِي الصُّدُورِ وَهُدًى وَرَحْمَةٌ لِلْمُؤْمِنِينَ

 Translation: O mankind, there has to come to you instruction from your Lord and healing for what is in the breasts and guidance and mercy for the believers.” (Quran, 10: 57)

The natural environment of the earth keeps many blessings of Allah Almighty that He has maintained for mankind`s benefit. Honey is one of those great phenomena of this world that acts as a great source of remedy for many kinds of illnesses. The Almighty Allah says in the Holy Quran:

 يَخْرُجُ مِنْ بُطُونِهَا شَرَابٌ مُخْتَلِفٌ أَلْوَانُهُ فِيهِ شِفَاءٌ لِلنَّاسِ ۗ إِنَّ فِي ذَٰلِكَ لَآيَةً لِقَوْمٍ يَتَفَكَّرُونَ

Translation: “There emerges from within the bodies of the bee a drink of varying colors wherein is healing for mankind.” (Quran, 16:69)

The Noble Quran has got much influential content and substance which prove as a therapy for different kinds of mental and heartily problems, and is indeed a great cause of getting Allah`s Kindness. Allah says in the Holy Quran:

وَنُنَزِّلُ مِنَ الْقُرْآنِ مَا هُوَ شِفَاءٌ وَرَحْمَةٌ لِلْمُؤْمِنِينَ ۙ وَلَا يَزِيدُ الظَّالِمِينَ إِلَّا خَسَارًا

Translation: “And We send down of the Qur’an that which is healing and mercy for the believers, but it does not increase the wrongdoers except in loss.” (Quran, 17: 82)

The believer should remain steadfast on this conviction that Allah`s complete Command over each and every matter concerning life and in the entire universe and stay calm in every kind of misery whether it is physical or mental, for this is the standard of Islamic Faith.

وَإِذَا مَرِضْتُ فَهُوَ يَشْفِينِ

Translation: “And when I am ill, it is He who cures me.” (Quran, 26: 80)

Holy Quran is the source of bringing out the ignorant ones from darkness of evil and immorality towards attaining enlightenment of heart and soul.

               قُلْ هُوَ لِلَّذِينَ آمَنُوا هُدًى وَشِفَاءٌ

Translation: “And declare (O Muhammad) that [the Quran] is guidance and healing for the believers.”
(Quran, 41:44)