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🪷 *Introduction to Surah Fatiha* 


🌹 *Place of descent:*


According to most of the scholars, *”Surah Fatiha”* was revealed in Makkah. Imam Mujahid, may Allah have mercy on him, says that Surah Al-Fatiha was revealed in Madinah, and one saying is: Surah Al-Fatiha was revealed twice, once in Makkah and the second time. It was revealed in Madinah.

*(Khazan, Tafseer Surah al-Fatiha, 1/12)*


 🌹 * Number of bows and verses:*


This surah has *1 bow* and *7 verses*.


Names of Surah Fatiha and their reason Tasmiya


This surah has many names and the number of names is a proof of its excellence and honor, its 15 famous names are:


(1) Recitation of the Holy Qur’an is started from “Surah Al-Fatihah” and the writing of the Holy Qur’an is started from this Surah, therefore it is called “Fatihah Al-Kitab” which means the beginning of the book. .


(2)… This Surah began with “Al-Hamdu Lillah”, accordingly it is called *”Surah Al-Hamd”* meaning the Surah in which the praise of Allah is described.


(3,4)…”Surah Fatihah” is the origin of the Holy Quran, therefore it is called *”Mother of the Qur’an”* and *”Mother of the Book”*.


(5)…This surah is recited in every rak’at of prayer or this surah has been revealed twice, therefore it is called *’Al-Saba’ al-Mathani”* i.e. the seven verses which are recited repeatedly or revealed more than once. , is called.


(6 to 8)… Due to the comprehensiveness of the basic matters of religion, Surah Al-Fatihah is called *”Surah Al-Kanz, Surah Al-Wafiyyah and Surah Al-Kafiyyah”*.


(9,10)… Because it is the cause of “healing”, it is called *”Surah Al-Shafi’a”* and *”Surah Al-Shafiyyah”*.


(11 to 15)… due to the fact that it contains “supplication” it is also called *”Surat al-Dua’a, Surat ta’alim al-Mas’illah, Surat al-Suwal, Surat al-Munaja’at and Surat al-Tafwaiz”* is called

* (Khazan, Tafsir of Surah Al-Fatihah, 1/12, Al-Daqir, Surah Al-Fatihah Al-Kitab, p. 10, Ruh Al-Ma’ani, Surah Al-Fatihah Al-Kitab, 1/51, Muqtaqat)*


Virtues of Surah Fatiha


Many virtues of this surah have been described in the blessed hadiths, 4 of them are as follows:


(1) …Hazrat Abu Saeed bin Mu’ali, may God be pleased with him, says, I was praying when the Holy Prophet, may God bless him and grant him peace, called me, but I did not answer. (Peace be upon him) I said: “O Messenger of Allah! May Allah bless him and grant him peace, I was praying. The crowner of the Messenger, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said: “Hasn’t Allah the Most High said: *” And to the Messenger of Allah And attend the court of His Messenger when he calls you (Anfal: 24).

Then he said: “Should I not teach you the greatest Surah of the Holy Qur’an before leaving your mosque?” I said: O Messenger of Allah! Peace and blessings of God be upon him, he said that I will surely teach you the most glorious surah of the Holy Qur’an. Mastani”* and *’The Great Qur’an’* is what was given to me.

*(Bukhari, Kitab al-Fazail al-Qur’an, Chapter Fatiha al-Kitab, 3/404, Hadith: 5006)*


(2) … Hazrat Abdullah bin Abbas, may God be pleased with him, says: An angel came down from the sky and he greeted the Messenger of God, may God bless him and grant him peace, and said: O Messenger of God! Peace and blessings of God be upon you, may you have the good news of the two lights that were not given to any other prophet except you, and those two lights are: (1) Surah Al-Fatihah (2) * The last verses of Surah Baqarah.

* (Muslim, Kitab Salat al-Musafreen wa Qasarha, Chapter Fazl al-Fatiha… Alkh, p. 404, Hadith: 254 (806))*


(3) It is narrated from Hazrat Ubi bin Ka’b, may Allah be pleased with him, that the Prophet, peace and blessings of God be upon him, said: “Allah, the Exalted, has mentioned in the Torah and the Gospel no one like the Mother of the Qur’an.” He did not reveal the surah.

*(Tirmidhi, Kitab al-Tafseer, Chapter and Waman, Surah (Al-Hijr), 5/87, Hadith: 3136)*


(4) It is narrated on the authority of Hazrat Abd al-Mulk bin Umayr, may God bless him and grant him peace, that the Prophet, may God bless him and grant him peace, said: “Surah Al-Fatiha is a cure for every disease.”

(Shab al-Iman, 19th of the Shab al-Iman. etc., chapter on virtues of surahs and verses, 2/450, hadith: 2370)*

Four Excellences of Surah al-Fatihah(surah fatiha)


1. The Holy Prophet  صلى الله تعالى عليه واله وسلم has stated that Sarah al-Fatihah is a cure for every illness.

(Sanan Darimi, pp. 548 vol 2. Hadith 337 )


2. It is mentioned in Musnad Darimi that any supplication that is asked after reciting Surah al-Fatihah 100 times will be accepted by Allah عزوجل Jannati Zaiwar, p. 587)


3. Saints of Islam have mentioned that reciting Surah al-Fatihah 41 times between the Sunnahs and Fard of Fajr and performing Dam (blowing) on an ill person, causes relief to that person and the pain of the eyes is cured very quickly. Applying one’s own saliva onto the eyes after having recited this is very beneficial. (ibid, p387)


4. For seven days recite ایاك نعبد وایاك نستعین times 11000 daily, with Salat- “Alan-Nabi 3 times before and 3 times after it – this is a well proven spiritual cure for relief from ailments and afflictions. (Jannati Zaiwar, p. 580)


Surah al-Fatihah (surah fatiha)


بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيم

Allah عزوجل beginning with the name of the Most Gracious,the Most Merciful,


الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ رَبِّ الْعَلَمِينَ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيمِ مَلِكِ يَوْمِ الدِّيْنِ إِيَّاكَ نَعْبُدُ وَإِيَّاكَ نَسْتَعِينُ اهْدِنَا القِرَاطَ الْمُسْتَقِيمَ صِرَاطَ الَّذِينَ أَنْعَمْتَ عَلَيْهِمْ غَيْرِ الْمَغْضُوبِ عَلَيْهِمْ وَلَا الضَّالِّينَ


Translation of Surah al-Fatihah from Kanz-ul-Iman


[1] All praise is to Allah عزوجل, the Rab of all the worlds.

[2] The Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

[3] Owner of the Day of Recompense.

[4] You alone we worship and from You alone we seek help (and may we always).

[5] Guide us on the Straight Path.

[6] The path of those whom You have favoured – Not the path of those who earned your anger-nor of those who went astray.

The first verse begins with Surah Fatiha

The first verse begins with Surah Fatiha happens. This Surah is also called Umm Al Kitab. According to the holy hadith, in Surah Fatiha, Allah Almighty has placed the cure for all diseases.

Surah Fatiha begins with Bismillah

By reciting Bismillah, it is expressed that we begin every action with the name of Allah, the Most Merciful.  After Bismillah, in Surah Al-Fatiha, the praise and praise of Allah is stated that all praises are due to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds, the Most Merciful and the Most Merciful.

After that, it has also been mentioned that Allah Ta’ala is the owner of the Day of Judgment. The Day of Punishment is a day in which there will be a true and fair judgment of reward and punishment. Every oppressor, disbeliever and usurper will have to answer for what he has done. After that, in Surah Fatiha, this belief is expressed that we are the ones who worship you and ask for help from you. After that, Allah Ta’ala has been asked for a straight path, which is the path of those who have received Allah’s reward and not the path of those who have been the target of Allah’s wrath or gone astray.


I am Muhammad Adnan Khan Chunda. I am student(Talib e Ilm) Of Jamia Muhammadiya Hanfiya Sulamani Near Jatta Adda Naivela. I love To Teach You Islamic Information like Masail,Hadees and Quotes of Bazurgane din.

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