Surah Nas and its benefits

Surah Nas

Written by EquranekareemJun 28, 2024
Surah Nas

“Let’s defend yourselves from all kinds of evils”

Surah Nas is one of the short and last surahs of the Quran. It is included in 4 Qul and holds profound significance for the whole Muslim Ummah. Surah Naas is followed by Surah Falaq and both Surah are collectively called Al-Mu’awwidhatayn (or Al-Mu’awwidzatain) which means “the two verses for seeking refuge”. In Arabic, it is written asلمعوذتين. This term has been taken from Hadith that was Narrated by Aisha (رضي الله عنها),

Whenever Allah’s Messenger (صلى الله عليه وعلى آله وسلم) went to bed, he used to blow on his hands while reciting the Mu’awwidhatayn ( i.e. Suratal-Falaq 113 and Surat-an-Nas 114) and then pass his hands over his body.
(Sahih al-Bukhari 6319)

In this blog, you will learn about the reasons behind revealing Surat An Nas, its meanings, Transliteration, Translation in different languages, and significance.

Overview Of Surat An Nas

This table provides you with a quick overview of the facts of Sura Nas.

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Name of Surah in Arabic سورة الناس
Tarteeb e Nazooli 21
Tarteeb e Tofeeqi 114
Total Number of Rukuh 1
The total Number of Verses in this Surah 6
Manzil Number 7
Para Number 30

Surah Nas Meaning

The language of the Holy Quran is Arabic and it is not the first language of every individual worldwide. Therefore, the Literal meaning of Surah Al-Nas is described below with Surah Nas Transliteration, Surah Al Nas in English, Hindi and Urdu Translation.

Literal Meaning:

The word ‘Nas’ meaning in English is “The Mankind” or “The Men”. This Surah tells us that Allah Almighty is the only one Who can protect mankind from all types of spiritual and unspiritual evils. It tells that Allah is the Lord Of Mankind, King Of Mankind and God of Mankind

Surah Naas Transliteration And Translation

To enhance the clarity of your recitation, Check out the Surah Naas English transliteration that is included in the PDF. Surah An Nas translation in English, Urdu and Hindi is also given for a thorough understanding of individuals with different languages.

Surah Al Nas Arabic:

As we all know this world is full of people with ill intentions so you need to read Surah Nass anytime you feel any negative vibes around you.

Surat Al Nas In English Transliteration:

The correct pronunciation is necessary because the meanings of words could be changed if we don’t pronounce the words correctly. For this reason, we have attached the Surah An Nas Transliteration PDF.

Surah Nas Translation:

Surah Al Nas English Translation

English is a universal language. We can spread the detailed message of An Nas Surah worldwide by reading Surah Nas with English translation available in PDF form in the attached file in this blog.

Surah An-Nas Urdu Translation

Individuals across the world who have Urdu as their mother tongue need Surah Al Nas translation in Urdu to get Allah’s message. It is available in PDF form in the attached file

Surat Al Nas Hindi Translation

Hindi Translation of the Surah starting with Qul Auzu Bi Rabbin Nas is required by Hindi speakers worldwide to provide complete benefits of this Surah. You can download the Surah Tul Nas Hindi Translation from the attached PDF file.

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Reasons Behind Revealing Surat Al Nas

Context Of Suratul Nas (Origin)

When Allah replied to the disbelievers in Surah Kaafirun that they can’t do
After that opposition of disbelievers grew stronger which created the environment of Hatred and Jealousy around the Prophet Muhammad(صَلَّى ٱللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَآلِهِ وَسَلَّمَ) and the newly converted Muslims. This Hatred and Jealousy led the disbelievers to cast Black magic.
Those were the conditions in which Surat An Naas revealed to save and protect them from all kinds of devil’s whispers, the Black magic of people, and the wickedness of Jinns

Background Of Suratul Nas

When disbelievers realized that they couldn’t refrain Prophet Muhammad (صَلَّى ٱللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَآلِهِ وَسَلَّمَ‎) from His mission, they started secret discussions to harm Him with black magic.
They use black magic to make Prophet Muhammad(صَلَّى ٱللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَآلِهِ وَسَلَّمَ) ill or mad or kill Him without showing their identity. They did the wickedness out of their jealousy and hatred for Him because of His prominence as the Prophet.
To protect the Prophet (صَلَّى ٱللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَآلِهِ وَسَلَّمَ) from evils, Allah revealed Suratul Nas in which it is stated that you can only take refuge in Allah from all kinds of devilish whispers whether they are from Jinn, the Devil, or Mankind.

Significance Of Surah Al Nas

Significance of Surah Al Nas

Protection From Spiritual Evils And Serious Diseases

Reciting Al Nas Surah safeguards individuals from spiritual issues like Jinn’s wickedness, jealousy, and harmful eye-views. It aids in recovery from illness, as proven by Hadith, and is particularly beneficial for those suffering from serious physical and mental illnesses.

As Narrated by Aisha (رضي الله عنها):

Whenever Allah’s Apostle went to bed, he used to recite Surat-al-Ikhlas, Surat-al-Falaq, and Surat-an-Nas and then blow on his palms and pass them over his face and those parts of his body that his hands could reach. And when he fell ill, he used to order me to do that for him.
(Sahih al-Bukhari 5748)
(Sahih al-Bukhari Book of Medicine Hadith 644)
Reciting Surah al Nass and Surah Falaq before sleeping provides Allah’s Shelter for the night, allowing peaceful sleep and preventing grief, sorrow, and horror dreams.

Prevention From Devil’s Whispers And Illusions

When the Devil whispers evil thoughts in our mind and heart we can’t see or realize them. Only Allah can save us from invisible dangers through this Surah.
‘Abdullah bin Khubaib (رضي الله عنها) reported:

The Messenger of Allah (صَلَّى ٱللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَآلِهِ وَسَلَّمَ) said to me, “Recite Surat Al-Ikhlas and Al-Mu’awwidhatain (Surat Al-Falaq and Surat An-Nas) three times at dawn and dusk. It will suffice you in all respects.”
(Riyad as-Saliheen 1456)
(Riyad as-Saliheen Book of Remembrance of Allah Hadith 49)

Reciting Surah al Nass helps us avoid natural disasters and protects our belongings during travel, ensuring safety and protection from accidents only Allah is aware of

Acceptance Of Prayers

Your duas will be instantly accepted by Allah Almighty if you read this Surah after every obligatory prayer.
Uqbah ibn ‘Amir reported:
The Messenger of Allah, peace, and blessings be upon him, commanded me to recite the two chapters of refuge, al-Falaq, and al-Nas, at the end of every prayer.
(Sunan al-Tirmidhi 2903)

Lessons From Surah al Nass

Surat An Naas explain that He commands whoever is seeking protection from the evils to seek refuge with Him. All things are Brought into Being by Him, Possessed by Him, and Obedient to Him.

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