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Benefits of Naba after Asr prayer

The period from Asr to Magri is blessed and highly virtuous. At this time we can accumulate valuable wealth for our afterlife if we wish. Especially after Asr, Surah Naba is popularly said to be beneficial. Actually, what deeds can we do after each prayer and is there really benefits of Surah Naba after Asr? We are writing this post to inform that.

Benefits of Naba after Asr prayer

There is no special benefits in reciting Naba after the Asr prayer. because there is no specific hadith about reciting any surah even after Asr prayer. However, there is a weak hadith about the virtues of Surah Naba, ‘Whoever recites Surah Naba, Allah will satisfy him with cold drinks on the Day of Resurrection.’ -Tafseer Kashshaf: 6/303

Although there is no particular benefits of reciting Surah Naba after Asr, there is no mention in the hadith, but you can recite Surah Naba in its entirety after Asr if you wish. It is not entirely devoid of benefits.

When you recite a verse of the Holy Quran you will get ten rewards in return. Surah An-Naba’s forty verses contain numerous letters. For each of these letters you will get ten rewards. So don’t be disappointed, you can recite Surah Naba and other Surahs after Asr whenever you want.

But one thing in particular you should keep in mind, it is bid’ah to make a systematic worship that is not specifically mentioned in the hadith. Surah Naba may be recited after Asr thinking that you are reciting the Qur’an but you cannot make a rule or say it as a Sunnah.

Benefits of Naba after Asr prayer
Benefits of Naba after Asr prayer

Ibadah after Asr

Although there is no special benefits in reciting Surah Naba after Asr, the time after Asr is a very dignified time, during which you can perform other acts of worship.

  • Reciting Qur’an: Engage in recitation and reflection upon the Qur’an during this time.
  • Dhikr: Engage in the remembrance of Allah through phrases such as SubhanAllah, Alhamdulillah, Allahu Akbar, and other forms of dhikr.
  • Seeking Knowledge: Dedicate time to studying Islamic knowledge, whether it’s reading books, listening to lectures, or attending educational classes.
  • Making Dua: Use this time to make heartfelt supplications to Allah, seeking His guidance, forgiveness, mercy, and blessings for yourself and others.
  • Istighfar: Seek forgiveness from Allah for any sins committed and repent sincerely.
  • Charity and Acts of Kindness: Engage in acts of charity and kindness towards others, such as helping those in need, giving to charity, or performing voluntary acts of service.
  • Remembering the Hereafter: Reflect on the transient nature of this world and focus on preparing for the Hereafter through acts of worship and righteous deeds.
  • Contemplation and Self-Reflection: Take the opportunity for introspection and self-improvement, evaluating your actions and intentions, and striving to become a better Muslim.

Complete verses of Surah Naba

عَمَّ يَتَسَآءَلُونَ (1) عَنِ ٱلنَّبَإِ ٱلۡعَظِيمِ (2) ٱلَّذِي هُمۡ فِيهِ مُخۡتَلِفُونَ (3) كَلَّا سَيَعۡلَمُونَ (4) ثُمَّ كَلَّا سَيَعۡلَمُونَ (5) أَلَمۡ نَجۡعَلِ ٱلۡأَرۡضَ مِهَٰدٗا (6) وَٱلۡجِبَالَ أَوۡتَادٗا (7) وَخَلَقۡنَٰكُمۡ أَزۡوَٰجٗا (8) وَجَعَلۡنَا نَوۡمَكُمۡ سُبَاتٗا (9) وَجَعَلۡنَا ٱلَّيۡلَ لِبَاسٗا (10) وَجَعَلۡنَا ٱلنَّهَارَ مَعَاشٗا (11) وَبَنَيۡنَا فَوۡقَكُمۡ سَبۡعٗا شِدَادٗا (12) وَجَعَلۡنَا سِرَاجٗا وَهَّاجٗا (13) وَأَنزَلۡنَا مِنَ ٱلۡمُعۡصِرَٰتِ مَآءٗ ثَجَّاجٗا (14) لِّنُخۡرِجَ بِهِۦ حَبّٗا وَنَبَاتٗا (15) وَجَنَّٰتٍ أَلۡفَافًا (16) إِنَّ يَوۡمَ ٱلۡفَصۡلِ كَانَ مِيقَٰتٗا (17) يَوۡمَ يُنفَخُ فِي ٱلصُّورِ فَتَأۡتُونَ أَفۡوَاجٗا (18) وَفُتِحَتِ ٱلسَّمَآءُ فَكَانَتۡ أَبۡوَٰبٗا (19) وَسُيِّرَتِ ٱلۡجِبَالُ فَكَانَتۡ سَرَابًا (20) إِنَّ جَهَنَّمَ كَانَتۡ مِرۡصَادٗا (21) لِّلطَّٰغِينَ مَـَٔابٗا (22) لَّٰبِثِينَ فِيهَآ أَحۡقَابٗا (23) لَّا يَذُوقُونَ فِيهَا بَرۡدٗا وَلَا شَرَابًا (24) إِلَّا حَمِيمٗا وَغَسَّاقٗا (25) جَزَآءٗ وِفَاقًا (26) إِنَّهُمۡ كَانُواْ لَا يَرۡجُونَ حِسَابٗا (27) وَكَذَّبُواْ بِـَٔايَٰتِنَا كِذَّابٗا (28) وَكُلَّ شَيۡءٍ أَحۡصَيۡنَٰهُ كِتَٰبٗا (29) فَذُوقُواْ فَلَن نَّزِيدَكُمۡ إِلَّا عَذَابًا (30) إِنَّ لِلۡمُتَّقِينَ مَفَازًا (31) حَدَآئِقَ وَأَعۡنَٰبٗا (32) وَكَوَاعِبَ أَتۡرَابٗا (33) وَكَأۡسٗا دِهَاقٗا (34) لَّا يَسۡمَعُونَ فِيهَا لَغۡوٗا وَلَا كِذَّٰبٗا (35) جَزَآءٗ مِّن رَّبِّكَ عَطَآءً حِسَابٗا (36) رَّبِّ ٱلسَّمَٰوَٰتِ وَٱلۡأَرۡضِ وَمَا بَيۡنَهُمَا ٱلرَّحۡمَٰنِۖ لَا يَمۡلِكُونَ مِنۡهُ خِطَابٗا (37) يَوۡمَ يَقُومُ ٱلرُّوحُ وَٱلۡمَلَٰٓئِكَةُ صَفّٗاۖ لَّا يَتَكَلَّمُونَ إِلَّا مَنۡ أَذِنَ لَهُ ٱلرَّحۡمَٰنُ وَقَالَ صَوَابٗا (38) ذَٰلِكَ ٱلۡيَوۡمُ ٱلۡحَقُّۖ فَمَن شَآءَ ٱتَّخَذَ إِلَىٰ رَبِّهِۦ مَـَٔابًا (39) إِنَّآ أَنذَرۡنَٰكُمۡ عَذَابٗا قَرِيبٗا يَوۡمَ يَنظُرُ ٱلۡمَرۡءُ مَا قَدَّمَتۡ يَدَاهُ وَيَقُولُ ٱلۡكَافِرُ يَٰلَيۡتَنِي كُنتُ تُرَٰبَۢا (40)

Translation of Surah Naba

  1. What are they interrogating each other about?
  2. About the big news,
  3. About which they disagree.
  4. Not then, soon they will know.
  5. I did not bed the ground
  6. And nail the mountains?
  7. I created you in pairs,
  8. I have made your sleep a fatigue remover,
  9. Covered at night.
  10. I made the day the time to earn a living,
  11. I have built strong seven-sky over your heads.
  12. and created a bright lamp.
  13. I send down abundant rain from the watery clouds,
  14. So that we produce crops and plants through it.
  15. And leafy gardens.
  16. Surely the Day of Judgment is fixed.
  17. On the day when the trumpet will be blown, you will be gathered together in groups.
  18. The sky split open; It will create many doors.
  19. And the mountains will be driven into mirages.
  20. Hell surely awaits,
  21. As a haven for transgressors.
  22. They will stay there for centuries.
  23. There they shall taste no coolness and drink;
  24. But boiling water will get pooja.
  25. As a full reward.
  26. Surely they did not expect a reckoning.
  27. And uttered falsehoods in My verses.
  28. I recorded and saved everything.
  29. So, enjoy yourselves, I will only increase your punishment.
  30. Success belongs to the pious.
  31. Gardens, vineyards,
  32. A young woman of the same age.
  33. And a full cup.
  34. They will not listen to vain and false words there.
  35. It is a due bounty from your Lord,
  36. Who is Lord of the heavens and the earth and all that is between, the Merciful, with whom no one can speak.
  37. The Day when the Spirit and the Angels will stand in a row. No one can speak except whom the Merciful Allah permits, and he speaks the truth.
  38. This day is true. Then whoever wishes, let him make an address to his Lord.
  39. I warned you of the impending punishment, the day when man will witness what he sent before and the disbelievers will say: Alas, alas-I wish I had become dust.

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