Excellent post on Ahad nama benefits, What is ahad nama & Benefits of reading Surah Ahad nama with hadith reference. Ahad nama kya hai aur Ahad nama ki fazeelat,ahmiyat aur fayde.
What is Ahad Nama ?
Ahad nama is one of the dua like others Islamic duas. It contains praise of Almighty Allah. It does not contain the exact words of Holy Quran. But it is the dua that prasises Allah’s greatness, his uniqueness & his great qualities. Few people object regarding this dua and call it bidat which is wrong. It is absolutely permissible to recite this and gain blessings from it. There is nothing against Islam in reciting this dua.We should read this every morning and evening to get blessings from it.
Translation of first few sentences of Ahad nama in english is:
“O Allah, the originator of skies, the knower of hidden things, I bear witness that you are the most benefecient, the most merciful. O Allah I make covenant to you in this world’s life. And I bear witness that there is none worthy of worship except you. You are one. You do not have any partners. And I bear witness that Mohammad (peace be upon him) is your servant and messenger.”
From this translation, one can easily make out that there is nothing wrong in reciting it. In fact we get rewards for praising Almighty Allah.
Ahad Nama Benefits :
- By the virtue of this dua, Allah forgives the sins of it’s recitor.
- He induces his love in the reader’s heart.
- The recitor of this surah Ahad nama will gain closeness of Almighty.
Benefits Of Reading Ahad Nama With Hadith Reference :
It is narrated by Hazrat A’bdullah ibn e Masood radiallahu a’nhu that the Prophet (peace be upon him) said when someone reads the ahad nama every morning and evening, an angel will record it and place it under the throne of Almighty ALLAH. And on the day of judgement a caller will call out, saying where are those people with whom there is a ALLAH’s promise. They will then enter heavens.
Darr e Mukhtar & Ahad Nama Benefits
In a famous book named Darr e Mukhtar it is written that in writing Ahad nama on a dead body’s forehead or turban or shroud there is a hope of forgiveness from ALLAH.
Ahad nama benefits in grave:
- Someone saw him in his dream and he said “when I was placed into the grave, the angels of torment came and saw written on my head and said you are free from the torment of ALLAH.” (Darr e Mukhtar).
- One of a pious servants of ALLAH, Imam Taoos instructed to write these words of Ahad nama.
اَللّٰہُمَّ ےَا فَاطِرَ السَّمَاوَاتِ عَالِمَ الغَیبِ وَ الشَّھَادَۃِ اَنتَ الرَّحمٰنُ الرَّحِیمُ۔ اَللّٰہُمَّ اِنََی اَعہَدُ اِلَیکَ فِی ھٰذِہِ الحَیٰوۃِ الدُّنیَا وَ اَشھَدُ اَن لَا اِلٰہَ اِلَّا اَنتَ وَحدَکَ لَا شَرِیکَ لَکَ وَ اَشھَدُ اَنَّ مُحَمَّدٌا عَبدَکَ وَ رَسُولَکَ فَلَا تَکِلِّنِی اِلیٰ نَفسِی فَاِنَّکَ اِن تَکِلِّی اِلیٰ نَفسِی تُقَرِّبنِی اِلیَ الشَّرِّ۔ وَ تُبَاعِد نِی مِنَ الخَیرِ وَ اِنِّی لَا اَتَّکِلُ اِلَّا بِرَحمَتِکَ فَاجعَل لِّی عِندَکَ وَعَھدٌا تُوَفِّیہِ اِلیٰ یَومِ القِیَامَۃِ اِنَّکَ لَا تُخلِفُ المِیعَادَ۔ وَ صَلَّی اللّٰہُ تَعَالیٰ عَلیٰ خَیرِ خَلقِہِ مُحَمَّدِِ وَّ اٰلِہِ وَ اَصحٰبِہ اَجمَعِینَ۔ بِرَحمَتِکَ ےَا اَرحَمَ الرَّاحِمِینَ
لَو لَا اِذ دَخَلتُ جَنَّتَکَ قُلتُ مَا شَا ءَ اللّٰہُ لَا حَولَ وَلاَ قُوَّۃَ اِلَّا بِاللّٰہِ