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9 Major Benefits of Surah Qalam

Surah Qalam is also known as Nun wa al-Qalam. The final portion of the Quran is referred to as Surah 29, and it contains the chapter known as the Surah Qalam.

The surah begins and ends with a reference to nonbelievers labelling the Prophet (PBUH) as mad, and the verses in between cover a broad variety of topics related to a variety of different topics.

The next paragraphs will give an answer from God in response to this accusation.

After examining the characteristics of the Prophet (PBUH) and the opponents, the source of the sceptics’ sin, the opposers’ arguments, and taking lessons from the story of the Prophet Jonah, they finally portray the fury that the sceptics feel when they hear the Prophet read from the Quran.

Facts about Surah

Order of revelation02
Surah no.68
PlaceJuz’ 29
No. of verses52
No. of words301
No. of letters1288

 Revealing Period

Even though this was one of the earliest surahs that were revealed in Makkah, the subject matter of it indicates that it was revealed at a time when the Holy Prophet (PBUH) was experiencing a great deal of difficulty

Theme of Surah Qalam

In the address to the Holy Prophet, it appears as if the Prophet is saying:

 “The disbelievers call you a madman whereas the Book that you are presenting and the sublime conduct that you practise are by themselves sufficient to refute their false accusations. Soon they will see as to who was mad and who was sane.”

Atheists contend that those who are aware of God would always experience unending happiness in the hereafter.

It would be unjust for good slaves to be punished in the hereafter in the same manner as bad slaves who disobeyed their masters.

On the day of the resurrection, there will be public humiliation and judgement for anybody who is unable to do a complete prostration or does not choose to do so. Those who are aware that they ought to worship God but make the decision not to do so are described here.

Their contention that Rasool is not the actual Rasool and that his statements are false is not supported by any evidence that could be considered trustworthy.

Finally, the Prophet (PBUH) exhorted:

 “Bear with patience the hardships that you may have to face in the way of preaching the Faith until Allah’s judgement arrives, and avoid the impatience which caused suffering and affliction to the Prophet Jonah (PBUH).”

Surah Qalam Benefits

There are several blessings that come from reciting Surah Qalam. A few instances of this are its luminescence, significance, security, and wazifa. In this section, we will examine some of the attributes of it.

Out of all the advantages it offers, providing security is by far the most important one. It is obligatory to recite this surah if you want to be shielded from harm and maintain good vision.

Surah Qalam Benefits in Poverty

Whoever recites it in his obligatory or optional prayers, Allah will never allow poverty and destitution to afflict him, and he will give him that reward which he has reserved for those whom he likes very much.

This is because Allah will never allow poverty and destitution to afflict someone who recites this verse. For stress-free and joyful existence, you can also recite Surah Al An’am.

Protection against the Squeezing Pressure of the Grave

Surah Qalam benefits against the Squeezing Pressure of the Grave. Allah will protect him from the confines of the grave and provide him peace of mind.

For the Elimination of Back Bitters

After reciting the surah Al-Qalam on a daily basis, one should blow on a glass of water and then drink the water. Breaking the habit of talking behind people’s backs would be beneficial.

You won’t have to deal with any back pain if you read it first thing in the morning.

Surah Qalam Benefits in Migraine

One time the Surah Qalam should be read, and then one tablespoon of olive oil ought to be blown on and then licked. Proceed in this manner for a total of forty days.

Your migraine should start to subside soon, in the name of Allah.

Cure for the Ache of the Body

If you want alleviation from the discomfort in your body, read surah Qalam every day.

Surah Qalam Benefits for Exams

If you want to do well on your tests or exams, you should read the surah Qalam once and then blow on your pens and any other materials associated with the test or exams.

It will assist in achieving success and performing to one’s full potential in examinations.

Improve Memory

In the event that you are concerned that you are gradually losing your memory or that your youngster has a mind that is not as sharp as it once was.

Once a day, read this surah aloud and blow on any edible object, then consume it and give it to your kid to consume as well.

After following this procedure for a total of forty days, you will notice a change.

Successful Business

Every time that you visit your store or any other place of business. If you want the blessing of the Highest Allah, recite the surah Qalam. Surah Yaseen can also be read for this purpose.

The Cure for Your Toothache

If the surah Qalam were written on a piece of paper and then placed around the neck of a person who was experiencing dental pain, not only would the pain instantly go away, but any damage to the teeth would also be promptly cured.

Surah Qalam Last 2 Ayats Benefits

The latter two verses are significant for the reason that they serve as a reminder that what the Prophet (SAW) stated was accurate.

The Quran should serve as a reminder to everyone, and those who live their lives according to its precepts will enjoy both happiness and prosperity. Therefore, you should adhere to both it and the sunnah.

Surah Qalam last 2 ayat benefits are that these also teach us that jealousy and hostility may turn individuals into horrible people and that Islam provides answers for how to deal with these issues.

Reading the Quran, particularly the Surahs Kafirun, Falaq and Naas, is an effective way to ward against the influence of the evil eye.

The Evil Eye’s Effects are real

“In this Ayah is proof that the effect of the evil eye and its affliction by the command of Allah is real. Many Hadiths have been reported concerning this through numerous routes of transmission.

The Hadith of Buraydah bin Al-Husayb Abu `Abdullah bin Majah recorded from Buraydah bin Al-Husayb that the Messenger of Allah said,

“There is no Ruqyah except to cure the evil eye and the sting.”

This is how Ibn Majah recorded this Hadith.

Imam Muslim also recorded this Hadith in his Sahih on the authority of Buraydah himself, but he did not attribute it to the Prophet.

There is a story concerning this incident (as reported by Buraydah in Sahih Muslim).

Muslim recorded in his Sahih from Ibn `Abbas that the Prophet said,” The evil eye is real. If anything were to overtake the divine decree (and change it, then it would be the evil eye. And if you perform Ghusl (to remove the evil eye) then wash well.”

It is reported from Ibn Abbas that he said, “The Messenger of Allah used to invoke Allah’s protection for Al-Hasan and Al-Husayn (his grandsons) by saying,

أُعِيذُكُمَا بِكَلِمَاتِ اللهِ التَّامَّةِ مِنْ كُلِّ شَيْطَانٍ وَهَامَّةٍ وَمِنْ كُلِّ عَيْنٍ لَامَّة”

“I seek protection for you two by the perfect Words of Allah from every Shaytan, and dangerous creature, and from every eye that is evil.”

Then he would say: Thus, did Ibrahim used to seek protection for Ishaq and Ismail (his sons).”

This Hadith was recorded by Al-Bukhari and the Sunan compilers.

The Hadith of Abu Umamah As`ad bin Sahl bin Hunayf

Ibn Majah recorded from Abu Umamah Asad bin Sahl bin Hunayf that Amir bin Rabi`ah passed by Sahl bin Hunayf while he was bathing and he said,

“I haven’t seen the skin of a beautiful virgin girl nicer than this that I see today (i.e., commenting on how nice Sahl’s skin was).”

So he did not leave before he (Sahl) fell down on the ground. So he was brought to the Messenger of Allah and it was said to him (the Prophet) that Sahl had been afflicted by a seizure. The Prophet then said,

Who do you blame (or hold responsible) for this the people replied, “Amir bin Rabi`ah.” Then the Prophet said,

Would one of you knowingly kill his brother? If one of you sees something of his brother that he likes, then let him supplicate for blessings for him.

Then the Prophet called for some water and he commanded `Amir to perform Wudu’ with the water.

So he washed his face, his hands up to his two elbows, his two knees, and the inside of his Izar.

Then the Prophet commanded him to pour the water over Sahl.

Sufyan said that Ma`mar related from Az-Zuhri that he said,

“The Prophet ordered him to turn the water pot over (empty its contents over) him (Sahl) from behind him.”

An-Nasa’i recorded this Hadith through different routes from Abu Umamah with the wording,

“And he turned the pot over pouring its contents over him (Sahl) from behind him.”

The Hadith of Abu Sa`id Al-Khudri

Ibn Majah recorded that Abu Said Al-Khudri said, “The Messenger of Allah used to seek refuge from the evil eye of the Jinns and the evil eye of humans. Then when the Muawwidhatan were revealed, he used them (for seeking protection) and abandoned everything else.

This was recorded by At-Tirmidhi and An-Nasa’i.

Another Hadith from Abu Sa`id Imam

Imam Ahmad recorded from Abu Sa`id that Jibril came to the Prophet and said, “O Muhammad, are you suffering from any ailment?”

The Prophet said, (Yes).” Then Jibril said,

بِاسْمِ اللهِ أَرْقِيكَ مِنْ كُلِّ شَيْءٍ يُوْذِيكَ وَمِنْ شَرِّ كُلِّ نَفْسٍ وَعَيْنٍ تَشْنِيكَ وَاللهُ يَشْفِيكَ بِاسْمِ اللهِ أَرْقِيك

“In the Name of Allah I pray over you for healing (Ruqyah), from everything that bothers you, from the evil of every soul and every evil eye that hates you, may Allah cure you, in the Name of Allah I pray over you for healing.”

This Hadith has been recorded by Muslim and Sunan compilers except for Abu Dawud.

Imam Ahmad also recorded from Abu Said or Jabir bin Abdullah that the Messenger of Allah was bothered by some illness, and Jibril came to him and said,

بِاسْمِ اللهِ أَرْقِيكَ مِنْ كُلِّ شَيْءٍ يُوْذِيكَ مِنْ كُلِّ حَاسِدٍ وَعَيْنٍ اللهُ يَشْفِيك

In the Name of Allah I pray over you for healing (Ruqyah), from everything that bothers you, from every envious person and evil eye, may Allah cure you.

The Hadith of Asma’ bint Umays Imam Ahmad recorded from Ubaid bin Rifaah Az-Zuraqi that Asma’ said, “O Messenger of Allah! Verily, Bani Jafar is afflicted with the evil eye; should I seek to have Ruqyah

The Prophet replied,

Yes, for if anything could overcome the divine decree, it would be the evil eye.

Ibn Majah recorded from `A’ishah, May Allah be pleased with her, that

The Messenger of Allah ordered her to have Ruqyah performed as a cure against the evil eye.

This was reported by Al-Bukhari and Muslims.

The Hadith of Sahl bin Hunayf Imam Ahmad recorded from Abu Umamah bin Sahl bin Hunayf that his father informed him that;

The Messenger of Allah went out on a journey in the direction of Makkah and they (the Companions) accompanied him until they came to the valley of Kharar from Al-Juhfah.

They stopped there and Sahl took a bath. He (Sahl) was a white man, with a handsome body and nice skin. So the brother of Bani Adi bin Kab, Amir bin Rabiah looked at Sahl while he bathed and he said,

“I haven’t seen the skin of a beautiful virgin girl nicer than this that I see today.”

Then Sahl suddenly had a seizure and fell to the ground. So he (Sahl) was brought to the Messenger of Allah and it was said to him,

“O Messenger of Allah! Can you do anything for Sahl by Allah, he has not lifted his head nor has he regained consciousness.”

The Prophet then said, Do you all blame (or hold responsible) anyone for what has happened to him)?

They said, “Amir bin Rabiah looked at him.” So the Prophet called `Amir and he was very angry with him. He said,

Would one of you knowingly kill his brother? Why don’t you ask Allah to bless your brother when you see something (of him) that you like? Then the Prophet said, Bathe for him.

So he (Amir) washed his face, his hands, his elbows, his knees, his feet and the inside of his Izar (waist wrapper) in a drinking vessel. Then that water was poured over him (Sahl).

A man poured it over Sahl’s head and his back from behind him, and then the container was turned upside down and emptied behind him. This was done, and afterwards, Sahl recovered and left with the people having nothing wrong with him.”

The Accusation of the Disbelievers and the Reply to Them

Allah says, and they say: “Verily, he is a madman!” meaning, they cut at him with their eyes and attack him with their tongues saying, “Verily, he is a madman.” They say this because he came with the Qur’an.

Allah then says, But it is nothing else but a Reminder to all the creatures (`Alamin).

This is the end of the Tafsir of Surah Al-Qalam, and all praise and blessing belong to Allah.”


It is stated that the reward for reading Surah Qalam is equal to the total of the prizes for believers and sinners.  You will get the respect and admiration of the general population for doing such a courageous action.

The presence of the monarch or queen lends an appearance of authority to the person reading the Surah Qalam.

This implies that a skilled reciter should also be able to hold their own in a conversation and other forms of interpersonal interaction.

Just a few of the numerous benefits that come from reciting the Surah Qalam include protection against shirk, healing from sickness, and release from pain.

As a result of the Holy Prophet’s (PBUH) assurance that those who recite Surah Qalam would not be punished in either this world or the next for doing so, the notion that this is a good action has been strengthened.


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