Surah Ikhlas is the 112th of Surah in Qur’an. It contents about the Oneness of Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala. It is classified into Makki. It consists of four verses. This surah confirms about the Oneness of Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala and refuses every forms of associating to Him.
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Surah Ikhlas has many great virtues. So, in this chance, this article will discuss about it for you. So, let check this article below :
- Allah SWT and His Messenger loves people who read this Surah
The hadith of Aisha Radhiyallahu ‘anha, she said :
“Indeed Rasulullah Shallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam sent someone to a group of soldiers, and that people led others in their prayer, he read and finished (his read) with أَحَدٌ قُلْ هُوَ اللهُ أَ, then when they were back, they told about that to Rasulullah Shallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam, then he said : “Ask him, why he did that?” Then they asked to him. He answered :
“Because this surah (contents) the nature of ar Rahman, and I love to read this surah,” then the Prophet Shallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam said : “Tell him, indeed Allah loves him, too.” (Narrated by al Bukhari, 6/2686 number 6940; Muslim, 1/557 number 813 and others)
- This surah is equal to a third of Qur’an
The hadith of Abu Sa’id al Khudri Radhiayallahu ‘anhu, he said :
“Indeed I heard other read قُلْ هُوَ اللهُ أَحَدٌ repeatedly, then when morning, he came to Rasulullah and told that matter to him. And as if he underestimated that surah, then Rasulullah Shallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam said
“For the sake of Substance that my soul on His hand, indeed that surah is equal to a thid Qur’an.” (Narrated by al Bukhari, 4/1915 nnumber 4726, 6/2449 number 6267, 6/2685 number 6939; Abu Dawud, 2/72 number 1461; an Nasaa-i, 2/171 number 995 and others)
- It can enter you to the Heaven
The hadith of Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu ‘anhu, he said :
“I came with Rasulullah Shallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam, then he heard someone read :
ُلْ هُوَ اللهُ أَحَدٌ. اللهُ الصَّمَدُ
Then Rasulullah Shallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam said : “has obligated”, I asked : “What is is?” He said, “(has obligated for him) the Heaven.” (Narrated by at Tirmidzi, 5/167 number 2897; an Nasaa-i, 2/171 number 994 and others)
- It can protect you
In the name of Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala, Surah Ikhlas can protect you if you read it with surah al-Falaq and an-Naas. The hadith of Uqbah bin ‘Amir al Juhani Radhiyallahu ‘anhu, he said :
“When I led the vehicle of Rasulullah Shallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam in a war, suddenly he said : “O Uqbah, say,” I also heard, then he said (again) : “O Uqbah, say,” I also heard. And he said three times, then I asked : “What do you say? He said : “Say قُلْ هُوَ اللهُ أَحَ”, then he read until finished.
Then he read قُلْ أَعُوْذُ بِرَبِّالفَلَق, I also read with him until finished. The he read قُلْ أَعُوْذُ بِرَبِّ النَّاسِ, I also read with him until finished. Then he said :
“No one who is protected (from every badness) like those who are protected themselves with those (three surah).” (Narrated by an Nasaa-i, 8/251 number 5430-5431 and others. This hadith is validated by Syaikh al Albani in the Shaheeh an Nasaa-i) [AdSense-B]
- Read it when you want to sleep
The hadith of Aisha Radhiyallahu ‘anha, he said :
Indeed is the Prophet Shallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam wanted to laid his body (slept) in his bed every night, he collected palms of his hands, then he spitted it while he read surah “Qul Huwallahu Ahad” and “Qul A’udzu bi Rabbin Naas” and “Qul A’udzu bi Rabbil Falaq,” then (after that) he wiped it to all of his body that he can reach.
He started from his head, his face and his front body. He did it three times.” (narrated by al Bukhari, 4/1916 number 4729; Abu Dawud, 4/3113 number 5056; and others)
- Be forgiven by Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala
People who pray with surah Ikhlas will be forgiven their sins by the permission of Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala. As the hadith of Mihjan bin al Adru’ Radhiyallahu ‘anhu, he said :
Indeed Rasulullah Shallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam entered to the mosque, suddenly (there is) someone who has finished from his prayer, and he was do tasyahud, then he said :
“O Allah, indeed I ask (to You) that indeed You (ar) the Almighty, everything depend on You, He neither begets nor is born and nor is there to Him any equivalent, forgive my sins, (because You the Grat and Merciful,” then Rasulullah Shallallalhu ‘alaihi wa sallam said,
“Indeed he has been forgiven (his sins),” he said it three times. (Narrated by Abu Dawud, 1/259 nummber 985; an Nasaa-i, 3/52 number 1301; Ahmad, 4/338 number 18995; and others. This hadith is validated by Syaikh al Albani in the Shaheeh Abi Dawud and Shaheeh an Nasaa-i)
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- It contents about tauhid
This surah is named with surah Ikhlas because it contents about tauhid (the special worship only for Allah Ta’ala), so those who read and meditate it, they have been sincere their religion only for Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala.
Or because Allah SWT, you accept (specialise) this surah for Him (only contain the names and behaviours of Him) without there is no other explanations.” (See the Book of Syarhul aqiidatil waasithiyyah 1/157)
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- Become a faithful person
Whoever read surah Ikhlas once time, then he gets a reward as a faithful to Allah Subahnahu wa Ta’ala, angels, His books and the Prophet and Rasul. Besides that, he will also a reward as the reward of one hundred people who martyred. [AdSense-C]
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- Get one Qur’an
A person who read surah Ikhlas once time, its reward is as same as the reward of someone who read a third Qur’an. So, if you read surah Ikhlas three times, your reward is as same as the reward of a person who read one Qur’an.
- Get a beautiful house
Whoever read surah Ikhlas eleven times, he will be provided a beautiful house in the Heaven by Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala.
- Be save by Allah Ta’ala
If you read surah Ikhlas eleven times after you finished Subuh prayer, then you will be saved from bad deeds a long day.
- Read it fifty times
If you read surah Ikhlas fifty times, then you will get a reward where your sins will be forgiven for fifty years.
- Read it two hundred times
If you read surah Ikhlas every day and multiply it as two hundred times, then it will be noted. You will get a one hundred and five thousand goodness. And your sins will also be forgiven for fifty years.
- Read it one thousand times
If you can read it one thousand times, it means that you has saved yourself from the Hell.
Thus the article about 14 virtues of surah Ikhlas in Islam. Hopefully we can and apply it wellget the reward from Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala. Amen.