9 Powerful Virtues & Benefits of Reciting Surah Mulk

Assalam Alaykum Brothers and Sisters, I Hope You are Well. Today, I will share something that will help you know benefits of reciting Surah MULK.

Just as Allah has revealed the holy book on the prophets, in the same way, Allah has revealed the Holy Quran to our prophets. Quran is the holiest book of Muslims. On which every Muslim believes.

There are 114 surahs in Quran Majeed. One of them is Surah Mulk at number 67th. There are many Benefits of Reciting Surah Mulk.

Surah Mulk has only thirty verses; that is all. There are so many hadiths That mention the blessings of Surah Mulk.

Let’s Start with the Benefits of reciting Surah Mulk.

Quick Facts about Surah Mulk

  • Surah Mulk is located at 67th Surah/Chapter of the Quran.
  • Surah Mulk contains 30 ayahs/verses.
  • It is a Makki Surah, i.e., revealed in Mecca.
  • Surah Mulk Contains 1,347 Letters.
  • Meccan surahs emphasize man’s relationship with God, and as a result, Surah Mulk greatly improves one is Iman/Faith.
  • Surah Mulk poses much rhetoric and sparking questions to the disbelievers and to humanity in general, such as, “Who is he that can provide for you if He should withhold His provision?” (67:21) and, “Should not He Who has created know [what is in your hearts]?” (67:14)

The prophet (pubh) did not go to sleep until he recited the “alif laam meem” and surah mulk.

Our prophet (pubh) said; Surah Mulk is the preventer from the punishment of the grave. [hadith in AL-hakim]

There is one surah in Quran, That’s only thirty verses, and it made shafa’ah in front of Allah until Allah forgive him. It is surah Al- Mulk.” [ Sunnan AL- Tirmidhi]

Narrated by Ibn Masud the prophet (pubh) said:

Surah Mulk, This surah is prevention from the punishment from the fire it prevents the companion of it the reciter of it, The one loyal to it the one who befriended it and his recitation and her recitation from the punishment of the fire may Allah protect all of us from the punishment. punishment of the grave, particularly

Out of all the surah in the Quran, we should make it a point to memorize some of them even if we don’t Finish all the Quran, and by the way, all of us should have the intention to learn the whole Quran.

What is Surah Mulk

Surah Mulk is one of the 114 surahs of the Quran in the 29th part. Which means “Sovereignty, Kingdom.” The 67th chapter (Surah) of the Quran comprises 30 verses. In this Surah, the number of total words is 337, and the number of total letters is 1316.

We have tried to explain what Allah has said in this Surah well, and we hope you will like it.

Why is Surah Mulk so Important?

For your information, let us tell you that after the death of a person, the most serious difficulty is the grave punishment. Everything else is easy for the one who has crossed it.

Surah Mulk’s fortune is great because this Surah will protect the grave punishment. This Surah is prevention from the punishment from the Fire; it prevents the companion of it the reciter of it.

There is one Surah in the Quran, which is only thirty verses, and it made shafa’ah in front of Allah until Allah forgave him.

Moreover, our Prophet has also told the great importance of this Surah. It is surah Al- Mulk.

how to memorize Surah Mulk?

By the way, it is not difficult to memorize any verse and Surah of the Quran. Because Allah SWT has made it easy to memorize the Qur’an, it is easy to memorize any Surah of the Quran.

If you want to memorize Surah Mulk or any other Surah, then you should read that Surah daily at a fixed time. You will see that within a few days, Allah will make it easy to memorize that Surah and will enter your mind inshallah.

Moreover, if you want to memorize this Surah sooner, try to recite Surah Mulk in the morning before fajr salah.

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9 Immense Benefits of Reciting Surah Mulk

Let us look at a few ayahs of this wonderful Surah to begin to recite it more regularly, and we also know what rewards we are gaining while reading it.

Benefits of Reading Surah Mulk Every Night

When you recite Surah Mulk’s benefits before sleeping, an angel comes to protect you because he cannot protect himself when a person is sleeping. We must learn the verses with meaning. The Holy Quran is a complete code of life, and by understanding the message of the Quran, we would be able to spend our lives according to the rules of Islam.

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Benefits of Reciting Surah Mulk Every Night.

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Benefits of Reciting Surah Mulk Every Night

How Surah Mulk Intercedes For Forgiveness

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How Surah Mulk Intercedes For Forgiveness

Benefits of Reading Surah Mulk after Maghrib

In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whomever Allah guides, none can misguide, and whomever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is no one (no idol, no person, no grave, no prophet, no imam, no dai, nobody!) worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.

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The Hadith narrated about the virtues of reciting in certain SurahSurah on Friday was about surah al Kahf, not Surah al Mulk. However, Surah Mulk is to be recited daily, especially in the evening before going to sleep. Nabeel so Lala Haria Salama said in the hadith one surah which consists of thirty yet argued on behalf its companion and interceded for him until it saved them this is as far as the verses of this great Surah which is Allah Tabarak who are happily, Shayin Qadir.

Reciting Surah Mulk 41 times

Here is one beautiful Hadith that we all need to keep in mind as we are still breathing:

The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said, “When a man dies, his deeds come to an end except for three things: Sadaqah Jariyah (ceaseless charity); a knowledge which is beneficial, or a virtuous descendant who prays for him (for the deceased).”

Nothing in Islam recommends reading a Surah 41 times for a dead person.

However, we can do many other things for our loved ones who passed away.

The most important thing that will benefit a dead Muslim person is to strive to pray for him and ask for forgiveness and mercy for him, and Paradise and salvation from the Fire, and other good and beautiful Duas (prayers).

Surah Mulk Translation

تَبَـٰرَكَ ٱلَّذِى بِيَدِهِ ٱلْمُلْكُ وَهُوَ عَلَىٰ كُلِّ شَىْءٍۢ قَدِيرٌ

Tabaarakal lazee biyadihil mulku wa huwa ‘alaa kulli shai-in qadeer

Ayat 1. Blessed is He in whose hand is the dominion, and He is over all things competent –

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ٱلَّذِى خَلَقَ ٱلْمَوْتَ وَٱلْحَيَوٰةَ لِيَبْلُوَكُمْ أَيُّكُمْ أَحْسَنُ عَمَلًۭا ۚ وَهُوَ ٱلْعَزِيزُ ٱلْغَفُورُ

Allazee khalaqal mawta walhayaata liyabluwakum ayyukum ahsanu ‘amalaa; wa huwal ‘azeezul ghafoor

2. [He] who created death and life to test you [as to] which of you is best in deed – and He is the Exalted in Might, the Forgiving –

ٱلَّذِى خَلَقَ سَبْعَ سَمَٰوَٰتٍ طِبَاقًا ۖ مَّا تَرَىٰ فِى خَلْقِ ٱلرَّحْمَٰنِ مِن تَفَٰوُتٍ ۖ فَٱرْجِعِ ٱلْبَصَرَ هَلْ تَرَىٰ مِن فُطُورٍ

Allazee khalaqa sab’a samaawaatin tibaaqam maa taraa fee khalqir rahmaani min tafaawutin farji’il basara hal taraa min futoor

3. [And] who created seven heavens in layers. You do not see in the creation of the Most Merciful any inconsistency. So return [your] vision [to the sky]; do you see any breaks?

ثُمَّ ٱرْجِعِ ٱلْبَصَرَ كَرَّتَيْنِ يَنقَلِبْ إِلَيْكَ ٱلْبَصَرُ خَاسِئًۭا وَهُوَ حَسِيرٌۭ

Summar ji’il basara karrataini yanqalib ilaikal basaru khaasi’anw wa huwa haseer

4. Then return [you are] vision twice again. [Your] vision will return to you humbled while it is fatigued.

وَلَقَدْ زَيَّنَّا ٱلسَّمَآءَ ٱلدُّنْيَا بِمَصَـٰبِيحَ وَجَعَلْنَـٰهَا رُجُومًۭا لِّلشَّيَـٰطِينِ ۖ وَأَعْتَدْنَا لَهُمْ عَذَابَ ٱلسَّعِيرِ

Wa laqad zaiyannas samaaa’ad dunyaa bimasaa beeha wa ja’alnaahaa rujoomal lish shayaateeni wa a’tadnaa lahum ‘azaabas sa’eer

5. And We have certainly beautified the nearest heaven with stars and have made [from] them what is thrown at the devils and have prepared for them the punishment of the Blaze.

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وَلِلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا۟ بِرَبِّهِمْ عَذَابُ جَهَنَّمَ ۖ وَبِئْسَ ٱلْمَصِيرُ

Wa lillazeena kafaroo bi rabbihim ‘azaabu jahannama wa bi’sal maseer

6. And for those who disbelieved in their Lord is the punishment of Hell, and wretched is the destination.

إِذَآ أُلْقُوا۟ فِيهَا سَمِعُوا۟ لَهَا شَهِيقًۭا وَهِىَ تَفُورُ

Izaaa ulqoo feehaa sami’oo lahaa shaheeqanw wa hiya tafoor

7. When they are thrown into it, they hear from it a [dreadful] inhaling while it boils up.

تَكَادُ تَمَيَّزُ مِنَ ٱلْغَيْظِ ۖ كُلَّمَآ أُلْقِىَ فِيهَا فَوْجٌۭ سَأَلَهُمْ خَزَنَتُهَآ أَلَمْ يَأْتِكُمْ نَذِيرٌۭ

Takaadu tamayyazu minal ghaizi kullamaaa ulqiya feehaa fawjun sa alahum khazanatuhaaa alam yaatikum nazeer

8. It almost bursts with rage. Every time a company is thrown into it, its keepers ask them, “Did there not come to you a warner?”

قَالُوا۟ بَلَىٰ قَدْ جَآءَنَا نَذِيرٌۭ فَكَذَّبْنَا وَقُلْنَا مَا نَزَّلَ ٱللَّهُ مِن شَىْءٍ إِنْ أَنتُمْ إِلَّا فِى ضَلَـٰلٍۢ كَبِيرٍۢ

Qaaloo balaa qad jaaa’anaa nazeerun fakazzabnaa wa qulnaa maa nazzalal laahu min shai in in antum illaa fee dalaalin kabeer

9. They will say,” Yes, a warner had come to us, but we denied and said, ‘ Allah has not sent down anything. You are not but in great error.’ “

وَقَالُوا۟ لَوْ كُنَّا نَسْمَعُ أَوْ نَعْقِلُ مَا كُنَّا فِىٓ أَصْحَـٰبِ ٱلسَّعِيرِ

Wa qaaloo law kunnaa nasma’u awna’qilu maa kunnaa feee as haabis sa’eer

10. And they will say, “If only we had been listening or reasoning, we would not be among the companions of the Blaze.”

فَٱعْتَرَفُوا۟ بِذَنۢبِهِمْ فَسُحْقًۭا لِّأَصْحَـٰبِ ٱلسَّعِيرِ

Fa’tarafoo bizambihim fasuhqal li as haabis sa’eer

11. And they will admit their sin, so [it is] alienation for the companions of the Blaze.

إِنَّ ٱلَّذِينَ يَخْشَوْنَ رَبَّهُم بِٱلْغَيْبِ لَهُم مَّغْفِرَةٌۭ وَأَجْرٌۭ كَبِيرٌۭ

Innal lazeena yakhshawna rabbahum bilghaibi lahum maghfiratunw wa ajrun kabeer

12. Indeed, those who fear their Lord unseen will have forgiveness and great reward.

وَأَسِرُّوا۟ قَوْلَكُمْ أَوِ ٱجْهَرُوا۟ بِهِۦٓ ۖ إِنَّهُۥ عَلِيمٌۢ بِذَاتِ ٱلصُّدُورِ

Wa asirroo qawlakum awijharoo bihee innahoo ‘aleemum bizaatis sudoor

13. And conceal your speech or publicize it; indeed, He is Knowing of that within the breasts.

أَلَا يَعْلَمُ مَنْ خَلَقَ وَهُوَ ٱللَّطِيفُ ٱلْخَبِيرُ

Alaa ya’lamu man khalaq wa huwal lateeful khabeer

14. Does He who created not know, while He is the Subtle, the Acquainted?

هُوَ ٱلَّذِى جَعَلَ لَكُمُ ٱلْأَرْضَ ذَلُولًۭا فَٱمْشُوا۟ فِى مَنَاكِبِهَا وَكُلُوا۟ مِن رِّزْقِهِۦ ۖ وَإِلَيْهِ ٱلنُّشُورُ

Huwal lazee ja’ala lakumul arda zaloolan famshoo fee manaakibihaa wa kuloo mir rizqihee wa ilaihin nushoor

15. It is He who made the earth tame for you – so walk among its slopes and eat of His provision – and to Him is the resurrection.

ءَأَمِنتُم مَّن فِى ٱلسَّمَآءِ أَن يَخْسِفَ بِكُمُ ٱلْأَرْضَ فَإِذَا هِىَ تَمُورُ

‘A-amintum man fissamaaa’i aiyakhsifa bi kumul arda fa izaa hiya tamoor

16. Do you feel secure that He who [holds authority] in the heaven would not cause the earth to swallow you and suddenly it would sway?

أَمْ أَمِنتُم مَّن فِى ٱلسَّمَآءِ أَن يُرْسِلَ عَلَيْكُمْ حَاصِبًۭا ۖ فَسَتَعْلَمُونَ كَيْفَ نَذِيرِ

Am amintum man fissamaaa’i ai yursila ‘alaikum haasiban fasata’lamoona kaifa nazeer

17. Or do you feel secure that He who [holds authority] in the heaven would not send against you a storm of stones? Then you would know how [severe] was My warning.

وَلَقَدْ كَذَّبَ ٱلَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِهِمْ فَكَيْفَ كَانَ نَكِيرِ

Wa laqad kazzabal lazeena min qablihim fakaifa kaana nakeer

18. And already had those before them denied, and how [terrible] was My reproach.

أَوَلَمْ يَرَوْا۟ إِلَى ٱلطَّيْرِ فَوْقَهُمْ صَـٰٓفَّـٰتٍۢ وَيَقْبِضْنَ ۚ مَا يُمْسِكُهُنَّ إِلَّا ٱلرَّحْمَـٰنُ ۚ إِنَّهُۥ بِكُلِّ شَىْءٍۭ بَصِيرٌ

Awalam yaraw ilat tairi fawqahum saaaffaatinw wa yaqbidna; maa yumsikuhunna illaar rahmaan; innahoo bikulli shai im baseer

19. Do they not see the birds above them with wings outspread and [sometimes] folded in? None holds them [aloft] except the Most Merciful. Indeed He is, of all things, Seeing.

أَمَّنْ هَـٰذَا ٱلَّذِى هُوَ جُندٌۭ لَّكُمْ يَنصُرُكُم مِّن دُونِ ٱلرَّحْمَـٰنِ ۚ إِنِ ٱلْكَـٰفِرُونَ إِلَّا فِى غُرُورٍ

Amman haazal lazee huwa jundul lakum yansurukum min doonir rahmaan; inilkaafiroona illaa fee ghuroor

20. Or who is it that could be an army for you to aid you other than the Most Merciful? The disbelievers are not but in delusion.

أَمَّنْ هَـٰذَا ٱلَّذِى يَرْزُقُكُمْ إِنْ أَمْسَكَ رِزْقَهُۥ ۚ بَل لَّجُّوا۟ فِى عُتُوٍّۢ وَنُفُورٍ

Amman haazal lazee yarzuqukum in amsaka rizqah; bal lajjoo fee ‘utuwwinw wa nufoor

21. Or who is it that could provide for you if He withheld His provision? But they have persisted in insolence and aversion.

أَفَمَن يَمْشِى مُكِبًّا عَلَىٰ وَجْهِهِۦٓ أَهْدَىٰٓ أَمَّن يَمْشِى سَوِيًّا عَلَىٰ صِرَ‌ٰطٍۢ مُّسْتَقِيمٍۢ

Afamai yamshee mukibban ‘alaa wajhihee ahdaaa ammany yamshee sawiyyan ‘alaa siratim mustaqeem

22. Then is one who walks fallen on his face better guided or one who walks erect on a straight path?

قُلْ هُوَ ٱلَّذِىٓ أَنشَأَكُمْ وَجَعَلَ لَكُمُ ٱلسَّمْعَ وَٱلْأَبْصَـٰرَ وَٱلْأَفْـِٔدَةَ ۖ قَلِيلًۭا مَّا تَشْكُرُونَ

Qul huwal lazee ansha akum wa ja’ala lakumus sam’a wal absaara wal af’idata qaleelam maa tashkuroon

23. Say, “It is He who has produced you and made for you hearing and vision and hearts; little are you grateful.”

قُلْ هُوَ ٱلَّذِى ذَرَأَكُمْ فِى ٱلْأَرْضِ وَإِلَيْهِ تُحْشَرُونَ

Qul huwal lazee zara akum fil ardi wa ilaihi tuhsharoon

24. Say, ” It is He who has multiplied you throughout the earth, and to Him, you will be gathered.”

وَيَقُولُونَ مَتَىٰ هَـٰذَا ٱلْوَعْدُ إِن كُنتُمْ صَـٰدِقِينَ

Wa yaqooloona mataa haazal wa’du in kuntum saadiqeen

25. And they say, “When is this promise if you should be truthful?”

قُلْ إِنَّمَا ٱلْعِلْمُ عِندَ ٱللَّهِ وَإِنَّمَآ أَنَا۠ نَذِيرٌۭ مُّبِينٌۭ

Qul innamal ‘ilmu ‘indallaahi wa innamaaa ana nazeerum mubeen

26. Say, “The knowledge is only with Allah, and I am only a clear warner.”

فَلَمَّا رَأَوْهُ زُلْفَةًۭ سِيٓـَٔتْ وُجُوهُ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا۟ وَقِيلَ هَـٰذَا ٱلَّذِى كُنتُم بِهِۦ تَدَّعُونَ

Falaammaa ra-awhu zulfatan seee’at wujoohul lazeena kafaroo wa qeela haazal lazee kuntum bihee tadda’oon

27. But when they see it approaching, the faces of those who disbelieve will be distressed, and it will be said, “This is that for which you used to call.”

قُلْ أَرَءَيْتُمْ إِنْ أَهْلَكَنِىَ ٱللَّهُ وَمَن مَّعِىَ أَوْ رَحِمَنَا فَمَن يُجِيرُ ٱلْكَـٰفِرِينَ مِنْ عَذَابٍ أَلِيمٍۢ

Qul ara’aytum in ahlaka niyal laahu wa mam ma’iya aw rahimanaa famai-yujeerul kaafireena min ‘azaabin aleem

28. Say, [O Muhammad], “Have you considered: whether Allah should cause my death and those with me or have mercy upon us, who can protect the disbelievers from a painful punishment?”

قُلْ هُوَ ٱلرَّحْمَـٰنُ ءَامَنَّا بِهِۦ وَعَلَيْهِ تَوَكَّلْنَا ۖ فَسَتَعْلَمُونَ مَنْ هُوَ فِى ضَلَـٰلٍۢ مُّبِينٍۢ

Qul huwar rahmaanu aamannaa bihee wa ‘alaihi tawakkalnaa fasata’lamoona man huwa fee dalaalim mubeen

29. Say, “He is the Most Merciful; we have believed in Him, and upon Him, we have relied. And you will [come to] know who it is that is in clear error.”

قُلْ أَرَءَيْتُمْ إِنْ أَصْبَحَ مَآؤُكُمْ غَوْرًۭا فَمَن يَأْتِيكُم بِمَآءٍۢ مَّعِينٍۭ

Qul ara’aytum in asbaha maaa’ukum ghawran famai yaateekum bimaaa’im ma’een

30. Say, “Have you considered: if your water was to become sunken [into the earth], then who could bring you flowing water?”

Advantages of Surah Mulk

Benefits of Reciting Surah Mulk then Now we know what its advantage is.

Prophet (PBUH) said:I am very happy if the believer is always read Surah Al Mulk as if it was written ayat in his heart.

Abu Huraira reported the hadith:Verily in the Quran, there is a chapter that consists of 30 Juz, it benefits for a man who read it. So long as any man to read, so long as it was he asked for his forgiveness.

Prophet (PBUH) said:Whoever recites Surah Al Mulk every night, saved from the hell of the grave.

Prophet (PBUH) said:Verily in the Quran, there is a chapter that contained 30 Juz is the name of Surah Al Mulk. It will come to help readers to ask questions in the grave until they safely get into Heaven.

Prophet (PBUH) said:Whoever recites Surah Al Mulk on any night, then came to the tomb in verses such as the replacement to cross swords with Munkar Nakir.

Many Scholars said:Verily, Prophet (PBUH) will not compete unless he recited Surah Al Sajadah and Al Mulk.

Saiyidina ‘Ali said:Whoever practices Surah Mulk, would have taken it on the last day on the wings of an angel and her pretty face as the Prophet Joseph.

Scholars said:Verily, Surah Yasin and Surah Al Mulk contained some secrets and advantages. Whoever would have to practice it got the secrets and the benefits that well-loved by all men and also great in the eyes of all creatures.

Saiyidina ‘Abdullah bin Abbas said:Whoever recites Surah Al Mulk and make it as a practice, he would get the help of Allah in his grave. When it comes to punishment to the head, heard a cry:” Not You came to the head because their surah Al Mulk. ” it also happens when the punishment comes to legs and their stomach.

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Benefits of Reciting Surah Mulk Related Question (FAQs)

How long does it take to memorize Surah Mulk?

If you recite Surah Mulk daily in the morning, then inshallah, you will see it in a few days, and you will memorize this Surah.

What happens if you recite Surah Mulk daily?

If you recite Surah Mulk daily, then this Surah will keep you safe from the punishment of the grave.

Can you read Surah Mulk without Wudu?

According to the scholars, we can read any Surah of the Quran without performing wudu, but the person should be in the state of Paki. However, without wudu, we should also touch the Quran, and it is against the order of the Quran.

When should we read Surah Mulk?

According to Hadith, Our Prophet did not sleep until they read “Surah Mulk” and “Alif Laam Meem,” so it is best to read this Surah before sleeping.

Surah Mulk in Which Para

Surah Mulk is in the 29th para (juz) of the Qur’an.

How many ayahs is Surah Mulk?

There are 30 verses ayahs in Surah Mulk. The meaning of each verse is different; read this article to know what Allah SWT has said in this Surah.

How many verses in Surah al Mulk?

There are 30 verses ayahs in Surah Mulk. The meaning of each verse is different; read this article to know what Allah SWT has said in this Surah.

When is the best time to read Surah Mulk?

According to Hadith, Our Prophet did not sleep until they read “Surah Mulk” and “Alif Laam Meem,” so it is best to read this Surah before sleeping.


I hope you learn the Benefits of Reciting Surah Mulk.

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