10 Virtues of reading the Qur'an by QuranCo.uk
Quran is the last book of Allah and it is the most sacred book for Muslims of the whole world. Being a Muslim, it is our duty to read the Holy Quran on daily basis. It not only solaces our heart but also tells us the way of spending our lives. It contains the solutions to all the problems that a man can face. There are endless benefits of reading the Holy Quran. But in this article, we are going to highlight 10 benefits and rewards of reading the Holy Quran.
1) Status will be raised
First of all the biggest benefit of the Holy Quran for Muslims is the reward of reading. They are multiple other benefits however rewards carry a lot of importance for Muslims. We believe in the afterlife and rewards are the only things that can make us successful.
“The best of you are the ones who learn the Quran and teach it to others” (Bukhari)
How beautiful is it that our Prophet (s) related the rank of status by one's closeness to the Qur'an. This shows how prestige the Qur'an is. In fact, even in the next life, the more Qur'an one had memorised in this life, the higher the place in Jannah they will be given.
“It will be said to the companion of the Qur’an: Read and elevate (through the levels of the Paradise) and beautify your voice as you used to do when you were in the dunyaa! For verily, your position in the Paradise will be at the last verse you recite!” (Abu Dawood)
2) Quran as Our Advocate
Quran doesn’t only provide a solution to all of our problems but it will be very beneficial for us when we die. It is the saying of Holy Prophet (S.A.W.W), “Read the Quran, for verily it will come on the Day of Judgement as an intercessor for its companions.” (Sahih Muslim)
This Hadith of the Holy prophet (S.A.W.W) tells us that on the Day of Judgement, Holy Quran will be our advocate that will help us in going to Jannah. This verse of the Holy Quran describes the solution to depression by telling us that the solace of heart lies in the remembrance of Allah.
3) Solution to All the Problems
Allah has mentioned the solutions to all the problems in his nobel book. Holy Quran deals with each and every aspect of our lives and that is why we can find the solution of every problem in the Holy Quran. There is no aspect of life which is not mentioned in the Holy Quran. From personal life to social and business matters, Holy Quran guides us at each step of our life. That is why we should read the Holy Quran to understand the true purpose of life and get full essence of life.
One of the harsh realities of this materialistic world is that’s it is full of problems. Today everybody even wealthy and rich persons are dealing with a lot of problems. We need the guidance of Allah, that how we can get rid of these problems. There are special words and Ayyats which you can use as a solution to many diseases and problems. We Muslims strongly believe that Allah is the ultimate supreme leader and All the powers belong to Allah.
4) Communication with Allah
While offering prayer, we are talking to Allah but when we read the Holy Quran, Allah is actually talking with us and giving his message to us. Holy Quran Contains the messages from where God is communicating with us. So if any person wants to talk to Allah, he should read the Holy Quran to understand what Allah is actually trying to tell him. It is the biggest source of guidance for a Muslim because anything that is mentioned in the Holy Quran is purely the word of Allah.
The Qur’an is the words of Allah, it’s the message of Allah. So if you want to get close to Allah, recite his words, read his message to you.
5) Ten Rewards for Each Letter
Reading the Holy Quran gives a lot of benefits, one of them is that ten good deeds are added in your name. These can be hundreds of letters in each verse of the Holy Quran which means that you get unlimited amount of reward on reading the verses of Holy Quran.
The Prophet (SAW) said alif-ا laam- ل and meem-م is not one letter, rather Alif is one letter, laam is one letter, and meem is one letter. So for reciting alif-ا laam-ل meem-م alone, you will have 30 rewards! Imagine reciting an entire chapter! How many rewards will that be?
The Prophet (SAW) said an expert with Qur’an will be with a noble righteous scribe (the angels). And he who struggle while reciting finding it difficult has double rewards. Either way, you are gainer!
6) Serenity of Heart
Nowadays, everyone is suffering from depression, anxiety and restlessness. There is a large number of people who are victims of depression. It is because they are not reading the Quran. Reading the Quran is not like reading an ordinary book. It is a divine book that gives an incomparable calmness to the heart of a person.
Allah (SWT) says “verily with the remembrance of Allah, do heart find peace” Quran (13:28)
7) Source Of Forgiveness
The prophet(SAW) said read the Qur’an, for indeed the Qur’an will come on judgement day and be an intercessor to its companions. So who are the companions of the Qur’an? Those that are devoted to the Qur’an. Those that always recite Qur’an day in day out.
“Read the Qur’an, for verily it will come on the Day of Standing as an intercessor for its companions.”
8) Blessings Of Allah
Quran is the words of God. It’s a book of guidance that also comprises beautiful words of praise for Allah. These Ayats are a powerful source of getting special attention to Allah. Above all, we can also use words of the Holy books to seek blessings and forgiveness.
Holy Quran comprises of different Surah which is also used for different problems, blessings, and forgiveness. The beautiful names of Allah also create a lot of impact in our prayers. In fact, we can read and recite the Holy Quran for the blessings of Allah too.
9) Holy Guidance & Religious Obligation
Allah has created all human beings for His worship. Allah gives us health, wealth and all the other blessings. It’s obligatory to worship Allah to be more blessed and thankful. Quran is the best way to read and understand the teaching of the Quran. No doubt all the rewards, virtues matter the most however Holy Quran is originally a book of guidance for the entire universe. Most importantly, it’s also known as the best book of Law too. Quran discusses every matter of life with the best suggestion and solution, etc.
Holy Quran guides about every matter of Life. Above all, it explains everything from the origin of the world until its end. Allah has provided us a perfect book of guidelines for our help. In fact, the Quran speaks about everything related to an individual as well as to a state or country. Most importantly when you read and understand the Quran you find it as it’s only written for you.
Most importantly defines rules and regulation about how we can live a successful life. We can follow the teaching to make our life meaningful and productive. It guides us about every important element of our religion. It’s one of the obligatory religious practice for us as Muslims. We make sure that we recite the Holy Quran on regular blessings.
10) Spiritual Benefits
Holy Quran has numerous benefits in all fields but its mostly beneficial for us spiritually. It provides a self-satisfaction. Quran reading is very beautiful and it makes us happy. Above all, it makes us pious and restrains us from bad habits.
By understanding the teachings of the Holy Quran our belief system gets better on Allah. Of course, we can be more religious and can live a life according to the teaching of Islam. We can learn and follow the teaching of the Holy Quran to change our life. Certainly, it makes us successful in this life and afterlife.
The last but most valuable thing is that Quran is the Holy Book of Allah. In this book, the Supreme Power enlightened us about everything. He is the one to whom we belong. Certainly, we can seek Allah’s help and mercy from the Quran.
“And We sent down of the Quran that which is a healing and a mercy to those who believe (in Islamic Monotheism and act on it), and it increases the Zaalimoon (polytheists and wrongdoers) nothing but loss” [Quran Al-Isra’ 17:82]
Quran is the Holy, sacred book of Islam which is a gift for the entire humanity. Quran explains the origin of life till its ends even afterlife. It’s a great book of guidance for practical implementation. We can lead to a successful example of life by following the teachings of the Holy Quran.
May Allah (swt) make us all people of the Qur’an, who find love in reciting and learning from this Book, so much that it becomes an intercessor for us on the Day of Reckoning.