It’s become a real common in Indonesia that every Muslim should be reading surah Yaseen for the dead. Most of them believe that if they read the Quran surah Yaseen, the dead will get more blessing from Allah.
For many decades, reading the Quran surah Yaseen for the deceased family become a habit. Muslims believe it is like one good deed that they can do as the appreciation of love to the deceased.
Speaking of it, here we have some of the benefits of reading surah Yaseen for the dead that you should know that looks similar to some benefits of reading Surah Mulk. Let’s check them out below!
1. Get Forgiveness
Most Muslims believe that reading the Quran surah Yaseen for the dead will help the deceased get forgiveness from Allah. For so many reasons, Muslims always read verse by verse once they’ve got some of their family dead.
Muslims also regularly read the Quran surah Yaseen for one of their deceased family at least once a week at midnight. It is inclined to approach their wish that Allah will grant the deceased for mercy.
Moreover, it is written in the Quran surah Yaseen verse 11 below that may bring Muslims into some benefits of reading the Al Quran every day.
اِنَّمَا تُنْذِرُ مَنِ اتَّبَعَ الذِّكْرَ وَخَشِيَ الرَّحْمٰنَ بِالْغَيْبِۚ فَبَشِّرْهُ بِمَغْفِرَةٍ وَّاَجْرٍ كَرِيْمٍ – ١١
“Indeed, you only warn those who will follow the warning and who fear the Most Merciful God, even though they do not see Him. So give them good tidings with forgiveness and a noble reward.” (QS 36:11)
2. Make the Easier Way for the Dead
For so many reasons, most Muslims believe that reading the Quran surah Yaseen for the dead will make the easier way for the dead. As the soul of the dead goes to Allah, most Muslims believe it hurts so that they wish the dead can handle it with the help that reading them the surah Yaseen.
As the deceased goes to heaven, most Muslims believe that they will get so many questions from the angels for their responsibilities along with their life. Such is mentioned in the verse of 12 in the Quran surah Yaseen.
اِنَّا نَحْنُ نُحْيِ الْمَوْتٰى وَنَكْتُبُ مَا قَدَّمُوْا وَاٰثَارَهُمْۗ وَكُلَّ شَيْءٍ اَحْصَيْنٰهُ فِيْٓ اِمَامٍ مُّبِيْنٍ ࣖ – ١٢
“Indeed, We are the ones who bring the dead to life, and We are the ones who record what they have done and the traces they have left. And everything We collect in a clear Book (Lauh Mahfuzh).” (QS 36:12)
3. Great Savior
Most Muslims believe by reading the Quran surah Yaseen for the dead may bring a great savior from Allah to the deceased. That is why they recite verse by verse in the Quran surah Yaseen heartfully and follow by reading the last surahs so that they may get some values of reciting three last surahs in the Quran.
So many Muslims wish that their good deed of reading the Quran surah Yaseen for the dead will bring happiness to the deceased. Moreover, they truly understand that Allah will save those who do good deeds along with their life.
It mentions in the Quran surah Yaseen verse 44 below.
اِلَّا رَحْمَةً مِّنَّا وَمَتَاعًا اِلٰى حِيْنٍ – ٤٤
“but (We saved them) because of great mercy from Us and to give pleasure to live for a certain time.” (QS 36:44)
4. Pure the Soul
Most Muslims believe that along in their life sometimes they made mistakes that make them covered in sin. That is why, when one of their family passed away, they read the Quran surah Yaseen which they believe is capable of pure the deceased soul.
Most Muslims believe and put their trust in Allah that He will purify the soul of the deceased in one or another way. As their faith towards Allah is pure heartedly pour into their effort while making a prayer for the deceased family in Islam.
Such as mentions in the Quran surah Yaseen verses 25-27.
اِنِّيْٓ اٰمَنْتُ بِرَبِّكُمْ فَاسْمَعُوْنِۗ – ٢٥ قِيْلَ ادْخُلِ الْجَنَّةَ ۗقَالَ يٰلَيْتَ قَوْمِيْ يَعْلَمُوْنَۙ – ٢٦ بِمَا غَفَرَ لِيْ رَبِّيْ وَجَعَلَنِيْ مِنَ الْمُكْرَمِيْنَ – ٢٧
“Verily I have believed in your Lord; then listen to my (confession of faith). It was said (to him), “Enter to heaven.” He (the man) said, “It would be good if my people knew, what causes my Lord to forgive me and make me one of those who have been glorified.” (QS 36:25-27)
5. Lightened the Grave
Most Muslims believe by reading the Quran surah Yaseen for the dead will be capable to make the deceased has a bright light in the grave. As the grave becomes darker once it is covered by soil, they wish the deceased get light from Allah by someone that read them the Quran surah Yaseen.
By making some Duas to the deceased when reading the Quran surah Yaseen, they wish their effort becomes helpful for the deceased. May Allah grant their wish by doing one of the good deeds in Islamic rules that is similar to doing a prayer to protect yourself from bad luck in Islam.
Moreover, it also mentions in the verses of 81 and 83 in the Quran surah Yaseen.
اَوَلَيْسَ الَّذِيْ خَلَقَ السَّمٰوٰتِ وَالْاَرْضَ بِقٰدِرٍ عَلٰٓى اَنْ يَّخْلُقَ مِثْلَهُمْ ۗبَلٰى وَهُوَ الْخَلّٰقُ الْعَلِيْمُ – ٨١
“And (Allah) who created the heavens and the earth, is able to recreate the like (their bodies which have been destroyed)? True, and He is the Creator, the All-Knowing.” (QS 36:81)
فَسُبْحٰنَ الَّذِيْ بِيَدِهٖ مَلَكُوْتُ كُلِّ شَيْءٍ وَّاِلَيْهِ تُرْجَعُوْنَ ࣖ – ٨٣
“So Glory be to Him in whose hand is dominion over all things and to Him you will be returned.” (QS 36:83)
So, there are some of the benefits of reading the Quran surah Yaseen for the dead. May Allah give the deceased some blessing and mercy.