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5 March 2013

Topics to be covered
Translation od Surah Al Ikhlas Themes of Surah Al Ikhlas Introduction Different names of surah Al Ikhlas Benefits of Surah Al Ikhlas Virtue Conclusion

Surah Al Ikhlas

Translation of Surah Al Ikhlas

Say, He is Allah, the one. Allah, the Eternal, the Absolute He begets not, nor is He begotten And there is none equivalent to Him

Theme of Surah Al Ikhlas


It is called Ikhlas which is precisely what the surah is all about. Ikhlas means to have faith in God's being and His attributes. Surah Ikhlas directly supports the first declaration (shahadah) of Islam: "There is no god but Allah". In this context, Islam is based on belief in one God (monotheism).

Introduction
Surah Al-Ikhlas is 112th chapter of the Quran The Arabic root of the word Ikhlas is kh-l-s which means to be purified or refined. Surah Ikhlas mentions two names of Allah which together indicate all the Attributes of perfection. They are not mentioned in any other verse: alAhad and Al-samad. These two names indicate the oneness of the Sacred Being who possesses all the attributes of perfection.

Virtue
Prophet (P.B.U.H) said it is equal to 1/3 of the Quran Quran can mainly be divided to three theme
The concept of God The concept of Unseen The Laws

Other Hadiths mention


Allahs love who love this Surah Chance to enter paradise Protection Cure

Different Names of Surah Ikhlas


Some of them are mentioned below:
Surah Taw heed; this is because the belief of Taw heed (monotheism) has been covered in this Surah in a very concise and comprehensive manner. Surah Al-Asaas (foundation); this is because the fortress of faith and deeds stands high on the foundations of taw heed. Without this foundation even the greatest of actions are rendered invaluable.

Contd
Surah Al-Aman; this is because the believer of this Surah is protected from the anger and wrath of Allah Surah Al-Noor this is because the rays of light emitted from it enlighten both worlds of the believer. Both his heart and mind become clear.

Surah al-Man iah; this is because it protects the one who recites it from the punishment of Hell.

Benefits
Recitation of Surah al-Ikhlas is equivalent to a third of the Quran. Whoever recites this Surah in his obligatory prayers Allah grants him good in this world as well as in the next life and forgives him, his parents and children. Allah likes very much those who recite this Surah regularly. If this Surah is recited for a dead person the reward is like of reciting the whole Quran. Whoever recites this surah ten times, Allah will build for him a dwelling in paradise.

Benefits contd
The increase of the recitation of Surah alIkhlas means of attaining the love of Allah. The constant recitation of Surah Al-Ikhlas increases the presence of the angels at the time of death. Whoever recites this Surah 1000 times, will not die unless he sees his place in Jannah.

Conclusion
Surah Ikhlas is the powerful surah of the holy Quran It is powerful surah which gives many benefits to the Muslims who recite this surah regularly . Surah Ikhlas is the surah which is repeated in the holy quran again and again.