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Benefits of Surah Mulk

by | Sep 9, 2022

If you are looking for the benefits of Surah Mulk and want to learn facts about Surah, then you are at the right place. 

Like any other Surah of the Quran, Surah Mulk has tremendous importance and incredible benefits for reading it before sleep. 

7 Benefits of Surah Mulk

Surah Mulk has excellent benefits and virtues of reading before sleeping that you could believe. The benefits of Surah Mulk are follow,

  • Will intercede for your forgiveness.

Quran is the book of guidance that was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and showed the straight path. 

Abu Hurairah narrated that the Prophet (ﷺ) said: 

“Indeed, there is a Surah in the Qur’an of thirty Ayat, which intercedes for a man until he is forgiven. It is (Surah Mulk) Tabarak Alladhi Biyadihil-Mulk.”

  • Companion in the grave 

Reciting Surah Mulk every night before bed will protect you from the torment in the grave. The reciter will not be punished in the grave. 

Abd-Allah ibn Masood narrated,

“When a person is buried in his grave, he will be approached from his feet, and the feet will say no harm to you for what is in my heart, the person always stood on me and read this Surah; then the person will be approached from his chest, and the chest will say that you have no right to harm what is in my heart; he has been used to recite Surah al-Mulk.

  • The reciter will Enter Paradise.

Anas ibn Malik reported that the Messenger of Allah (SAW) said 

There is a chapter in the Quran, not but thirty verses, which will argue on behalf of its companion until he enters Paradise. It is the chapter: Blessed is He in whose hand is the dominion, Surah Mulk. 

  • Savior on the Day of Judgement 

One of the benefits of Surah Mulk is that A Surah in the Quran will also become the savior on the Day of Judgement

  • Demand Salvation from Allah 

Hazrat Abdullah ibn Abbas (R.A) said: 

Recite Surah Al Mulk and instruct it to your wife, children, and to all the other children who live in your home, and even to your neighbors because it is that which grants salvation, and it will firmly demand salvation from Allah.

  • Strengthen Your Faith 

In modern life, depression and anxiety are common due to worldly luxuries. Reciting and reflecting on Surah Mulk before going to bed can make us aware of the true meaning of life. It is a great source to connect ourselves with Allah and keep strengthening our Imaan. 

  • Protection of Allah 

Reciting Surah Mulk at night keeps one under the protection of Allah from all evils until the morning. 

Hazrat Jaabir ibn Abdullah Ansari mentioned that.

The beloved Holy Prophet PBUH, his family, and companions never slept without reciting Surah Alif Laam Meem Tanzeel (Surah Sajdah) and Surah Tabaarak (Surah Al-Mulk).” 

Facts about Surah Al Mulk

Here are a few facts about Surah Mulk that everyone should know about. 

  • Which Chapter is Surah Mulk

Surah Mulk is the 67 chapter of the Quran, which falls into the last division of the Holy Quran. 

  • How long is Surah Mulk

Surah Mulk has 30 Ayahs (verses), 2 Rukus and 337 words. It is known to have well-structured verses that each reveal and communicate new ideas. 

  • What para is surah Mulk in the Quran

Surah Mulk is at the start of the 29th Para of the Holy Quran. 

  • When was the Surah Mulk revealed?

Surah Mulk was revealed in the early days of Islam in Makkah. It is the Makki Surah. 

  • When to read Surah Mulk

Prophet Muhammad (SAW) guided us with His actions and sayings to read different Surahs at different times and moments. Similarly, it is advised to recite Surah Mulk at night after Isha before going to bed. 

  • What is Surah Mulk about

In Surah Mulk, Allah focuses on a few central points.

  • Kingdom, Sovereignty. 
  • Remind the purpose of life.
  • The concept of Death 
  • Warns disbelievers of severe punishment.
  • The reward for the believers and their sins will be forgiven. 
  • Allah is the supreme being and Creator of everything in life.  

What is the lesson in the Surah Mulk?

Surah Mulk speaks about the creation of the Universe and Life and death and makes a believer aware of the hellfire. 

A few lessons which a person can learn from Surah Mulk are as follows, 

  • Remember the Blessings

 Surah Mulk teaches us about the blessing and kingdom of Allah Almighty. It makes you realize the Greatness and Magnificence of Allah Almighty. 

 تَبَٰرَكَ ٱلَّذِى بِيَدِهِ ٱلْمُلْكُ وَهُوَ عَلَىٰ كُلِّ شَىْءٍ قَدِيرٌ

Blessed is He in whose hand is the dominion, and He is over all things competent – (AlQuran 67:1) 

  • Created Death and Life 

The foremost lesson in the Surah Mulk is Life and death. Allah has made life, and death tests human beings on how we act in this world. 

ٱلَّذِى خَلَقَ ٱلْمَوْتَ وَٱلْحَيَوٰةَ لِيَبْلُوَكُمْ أَيُّكُمْ أَحْسَنُ عَمَلًا ۚ وَهُوَ ٱلْعَزِيزُ ٱلْغَفُورُ

[He] who created death and life to test you [as to] which of you is best in deed – and He is the Exalted in Might, the Forgiving – (AlQuran 67:2) 

  • Created Seven Heavens 

Allah created everything perfectly. If a person can carefully observe, he will not find a minor flaw in the great expanse.  

ٱلَّذِى خَلَقَ سَبْعَ سَمَٰوَٰتٍ طِبَاقًا ۖ مَّا تَرَىٰ فِى خَلْقِ ٱلرَّحْمَٰنِ مِن تَفَٰوُتٍ ۖ فَٱرْجِعِ ٱلْبَصَرَ هَلْ تَرَىٰ مِن فُطُورٍ

[And] who created seven heavens in layers. You do not see in the creation of the Most Merciful any inconsistency. So return [your] vision [to the sky]; do you see any breaks?

ثُمَّ ٱرْجِعِ ٱلْبَصَرَ كَرَّتَيْنِ يَنقَلِبْ إِلَيْكَ ٱلْبَصَرُ خَاسِئًا وَهُوَ حَسِيرٌ

Then return [your] vision twice again. [Your] vision will return to you humbled while it is fatigued.

(AlQuran 67:4) 

  • Purpose of Life 

Allah created this world with a purpose. It has been created as a trial and test for human beings. So we should learn from here a great lesson: Allah created this world just for a trial, and this worldly life is temporary.   

Allah has created a world full of luxuries for humans; he should fully benefit from all its pleasures but should always keep in mind that all these facilities entail a day of accountability. 

  • Punishment for the disbelievers

The non-believers who deny The existence of Allah Almighty and the day of judgment will have to face the torment of Hell. 

وَلِلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا۟ بِرَبِّهِمْ عَذَابُ جَهَنَّمَ ۖ وَبِئْسَ ٱلْمَصِيرُ

And for those who disbelieved in their Lord is the punishment of Hell, and wretched is the destination.

إِذَآ أُلْقُوا۟ فِيهَا سَمِعُوا۟ لَهَا شَهِيقًا وَهِىَ تَفُورُ

When thrown into it, they hear an [dreadful] inhaling from it while it boils up.

(AlQuran 67:6-7) 

  • The reward for the believers

The believers who will remain fearful of their Lord in this world shall be rewarded, and their sins will be forgiven. Allah knows their virtuous deed, and He shall Duly Honor them. 

إِنَّ ٱلَّذِينَ يَخْشَوْنَ رَبَّهُم بِٱلْغَيْبِ لَهُم مَّغْفِرَةٌ وَأَجْرٌ كَبِيرٌ

Indeed, those who fear their Lord unseen will have forgiveness and great reward.

(AlQuran 67:12) 

How to memorize Surah Mulk?

Memorizing Surah Mulk is easy for those who want to memorize it wholeheartedly. Just follow a few tips to learn Surah Mulk. 

  • Firm Intention to Memorize it 
  • Set goals for each day
  • Revised the learned Ayahs every day.
  • Focus on Tajweed rules while reciting and memorizing.  
  • Better to Hire a Quran Tutor or go for Online Quran learning to memorize Surah Mulk. 

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Rewards of Memorizing Surah Mulk 

Muhammad bin Ka’b Al-Qurazi narrated that I heard ‘Abdullah bin Mas’ud say that the Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said,

 “Whoever recites a letter from Allah’s Book, then he receives the reward from it, and the reward of ten the likes of it. I do not say that Alif Laam Meem is a letter, but Alif is a letter, Laam is a letter, and Meem is a letter.” (Jami’at-Tirmidhi)

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