Surah Al-Zalzalah الزّلزَلة (The Earthquake)
Surah zilzalah الزلزلۃ in Para Number 30 Quranic Surah No. 99 having 8 number of verses, meaning”The Shaking”
Benefits of Reciting Surah zilzalah
The Holy Prophet Mohammed ﷺ has greatly emphasized on reading this highly Blessed Interval of the Holy Quran because of its great status in terms of reminding one about the Occasion of Final Outcome. Narrated by Abdullah Ibn Abbas (R.A):
“Whoever recites الزلزلۃ Surah Zalzalah (99th chapter of Quran) will get the reward of reciting half the Qur’an.” (Tirmidhi)
Although this Chapter is short, yet it is highly comprehensive in its content and possesses great significance in lives of the believers. The greatest reward of this chapter is that Prophet Mohammed ﷺ has regarded its recitation equal to that of half of the Sacred Book.
In short, Surah Zalzalah is an extremely revered subdivision of the Holy Quran which not only reminds one about the short-term nature of life on earth but also results in receiving great blessings of Allah SWT.
Key benefits (fazilat):
1. Surah Zilzal الزلزلۃ recitation increases fear of Allah and strengthens faith in His absolute power.
2. This Surah is best for getting rid of demons, djinns that have captured a place (home, workplace, etc).
There is a huge benefit (fazilat) of reciting Surah Zilzal الزلزلۃ at night as according to Hadith (from Durr e Manshour), the recite will get a Ajr (reward, sawab) as if they have recite half of Quran.