Surah Waqiah is the 56th Surah of Quran that located in the Juz 27. It has 96 verses and 3 rukus. Its Makki Surah present to Holy Prophet Peace is Upon Him 7 years before Migration. The other name of Surah Waqiah is “The Inevitable” or “the event”. This Surah of Quran mostly highlights the events related to the Day of Judgment. It is one of the most recited Surah of the Holy Quran because Allah’s last Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.W) said “He who recites Surah Waqiah every night, poverty or need will never trouble him”
The 56th chapter of Quran that is Surah Waqiah gives a picture
From verses 1 to 56 it describes the resurrection in which they explain the rousing power of the Resurrection, just as the different stations which all individuals will be in.
From verses 57 to 80 this Surah explains the evidence of resurrection in which they tell about logical evidence of the resurrection.
From verses 81 to 96 highlight the states of an individual in death and after death.
Surah Waqiah is the most beloved Surah of the Holy Quran because it has a sense of importance and opportunity it gives.
Benefits of Surah Waqiah
Surah Waqiah is famous for its benefits as saying by Holy Prophet Peace be Upon Him “Surah Waqiah is the Chapter of Wealth, so recite it and teach it to your children”.
Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.W) said that “whoever recites Surah al Waqiah at night would never encounter poverty’ (Ibn Sunni)”.
The above mentioned Hadith clarifies that when an individual who read this surah every night will never face poverty and state of destitution in their life.
Another Hadith which highlights the virtue of Surah Waqiah is in which Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.W) mentioned that “Whosoever read Surah Waqiah, and then he will be recorded as not belonging to the negligent.”
The importance of Surah Waqiah is that it reminds us of our death so we can improve our deed before death.
Another benefit of reciting this surah is, poor and unhappiness would fade away from the life who read it, and there would be plenty of food, guard, good chance and prosperity.
So it is clear that whenever an individual recites the Surah Waqiah on daily basis then he will be rewarded with lots of benefits. Every Muslim should make it a habit to read it on a daily basis because it is also a great blessing for all Muslims which offer a collection of worldly benefits.