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Surah Al Nasr

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Surah Nasr is one of the last and short surahs of Quran.  This surah guarantees the triumph to the Muslims and the followers of our beloved Prophet (PBUH). This surah removed the grief from our beloved Prophet because he was aggrieved for the people for their arrogance and not believing in his message. This is also known as the farewell surah of our beloved prophet (PBUH). This surah had a great impact  on the personal life of Prophet (PBUH) as he started to seek forgiveness and pray more than before.

Meaning of Nasr

It has different meanings like eternal help or triumph.

Revelation of Surah Al Nasr

This is a Madni surah with only 3 verses. It is 110th surah of Quan. This was the last surah to be revealed before the death of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). In Quran, it came after surah Al Kafiroon.

Other names

This surah has other names as well like Allah’s help, divine support, victory.

Translation of Surah nasr

when the victory of Allah has come and the conquest

and you see the people entering into the religion of Allah in multitudes

then exalt the praise of your lord and ask forgiveness of Him. Indeed, He is ever accepting and repentance.

Explanation of Surah Nasr

This Surah reveals that victory is with Muslims and Ummah of our beloved Prophet (PBUH). Its placement after Surah al Kafiroon shows its importance as in Surah Al Kafiroon, Allah told Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) to disconnect himself from kafiroon and after that disconnection Allah had sent him the good tidings of his victory over non Muslims. The fate of our beloved prophet is his victory in this world and the everlasting world.

In the first verse Allah (SWT) mentioned that Muslims were victorious with the help of Allah.  In the second verse of this Surah, Allah is ensuring prophet Muhammad that you will see with your own eyes that people will embrace the true religion in bulk an d there will be lots of Muslims in this world. The third verse tells about reciting astaghfar to seek Allah forgiveness and Allah is the most forgiving. After the revelation of this surah, our beloved Prophet used to recite astaghfar 100 times a day as it was narrated in this surah by Allah (SWT).

History of this Surah

This surah was revealed after victory of war of Makkah. This surah was revealed during the last year of our beloved prophet (PBUH). It was said that when Abu Bakar Siddique heard this Surah, he cried profusely. After the revelation of this Surah, our beloved Prophet started to ask for forgiveness from Allah more then ever. This Surah was an indication that the message of Allah has reached everyone and Muslims were victorious. The mission of our beloved Prophet (PBUH) in this world had been complete. After the completion of the mission now its time to leave this world because when the message of Allah through the messenger has ended then there will be no use for the messenger to live in this world. When this Surah was revealed, our holy prophet came to know that his time to meet the almighty is near and the learned man of that time also knew this fact so they became aggrieved .

Benefits of Surah Nasr

  1. Whoever wants victory or help in anything halal then reciting this Surah is beneficial.
  2. Its recitation is a good way to seek forgiveness from Allah(SWT).
  3. This Surah is beneficial for all worldly matters.
  4. This Surah is beneficial to recite to increase oneself in tawakul.

essence of this Surah

This surah is aimed to tell the Prophet that victory is and will be with Muslims always. Secondly, its a sign that the final call from Allah is near and Prophet should ask forgiveness and through him, its a message for whole humanity to ask for forgiveness.

 

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