7 Surahs every Muslim should recite and memorize
Surah Al-FatihaSurah Al-Fatiha is an opening Surah, gateway of the Quran and most repeatedly recited Surah. It is the Surah to be mandatorily recited in five fardh (obligatory) prayers. This Surah praises Almighty Allah .........
There are 144 Surahs of Quran and each of them is full of divine injunctions and blessings. All are important for
imparting either affirmative or prohibitive lessons or bestowing countless blessings. However, there are certain
Surahs which carry special significance to be recited and memorize according to the Sunnah of Prophet
Muhammad (PBUH) and the practice of pious companions of Muhammad (PBUH). These are:
Surah Al-Fatiha is an opening Surah, gateway of the Quran and most repeatedly recited Surah. It is the Surah to be
mandatorily recited in five fardh (obligatory) prayers. This Surah praises Almighty Allah and thus, it has status of
• Surah Al-Kahf is another Surah of Quran which has very promising rewards. Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said
that one who recites Surah Al-Kahf every Friday, his sins between two Fridays would be forgiven, and memorizing
the first ten Ayahs of this Surah would save him from insurgency of Dajjal.
Surah Yaseen is regarded as the heart of Quran as Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said, everything has a heart and the
heart of Quran is Surah Yaseen. According to a Hadith, reciting Surah Yaseen for a single time would reward ten
times more than that of reciting the whole Quran. This Surah, if memorized, it would never let a person go astray.
Three Qul comprises three Surahs of Quran starting with the word, “Qul” which means “say”. These are Surah
Ikhlas, Surah Falak, Surah Nas and Surah Kafiroon. These are the Surahs in which Allah has addressed the people.
Collectively, these Surahs are recited for the deliverance of a deceased. Also, these Surahs are recited before sleeping
inviting Allah’s especial protection.
Reciting Surah Ikhlas would provide a person with an angel who would protect him from calamities. It comprises
basic ingredients of faith and oneness of Allah. Reciting Surah Ikhlas once would give reward of reciting one-third
of Quran. Recitation and memorization of Surah Nas shield a person against Satin, Jinns and magic.
Surah Rahman is regarded as a beauty of Quran and its recitation and memorize cures a person from all various
problems and diseases. It purifies the heart of a person who recites and memorizes it from all envoys, worries, evils
and jealousies. It improves mental health as well. reminds a man how merciful Allah is. is the Surah which
describes the various blessings of Allah upon human beings thus, demanding his gratitude towards Allah.
Ayat ul Kursi
verbal prayer or worship as these Ayahs praise the Mighty Allah. These Ayahs should be read every time when a
person needs Allah’s help in especial. Its protects human from catastrophes.
Surah al Mulk
Surah al Mulk if recited before sleeping, Allah sends an angel to protect a person from any harm. It is the Surah
which ensures a person’s forgiveness and Allah’s mercy upon him.
All the Surahs of Quran are important, and their recitation showers solace to the perturbed souls of mankind. These
aforementioned Surahs are of especial significance because of their relevance to a situation, human requirement
and circumstances in which these Surahs revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Thus, being a Muslim,
it is highly imperative and rewarding to memorize these Surahs of Quran.