The Names of Surah Yasin and the Benefits of its Recitation

  1.  القرآن قلب        

  2. عظیمة

  3. المعمة   

  4. المدافعة  

  5. القاضیة

The following benefits of reciting Surah Yasin have been extracted from Ruhul Ma’aani pg. 208 Para 22.

 

اِنَّ لِکُلِّ شَیْءٍ قَلْبًا وَ قَلْبَ الْقُرْآنِ یٰسِیْن

In Abu Dawud, Nasai, Ibne Majah, Musnad Imam Ahmad and Tabrani, Hazrat Ma’qal ibne Yasar (Radhiallahu Anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has said, “Everything possesses a heart and the heart of the Qur’an is Yasin.” (Mishkaat pg.187)

Hazrat Ayesha (Radhiallahu Anha) narrates that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has mentioned, “Surah Yasin, in the unseen realms by Allah Ta'ala, is ‘Azimah’ (great). The reciter of it is called Sharif (honorable) there. Its reciter will intercede on the Day of Judgment for so many people more than the tribes of Rabiah and Mudhar.   المعمة , المدافعة , القاضیة are also amongst the names of this Surah. (Ruhul Ma’aani)
 

اَلْمُعِمَّة – Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has stated, “In the Taurah, Surah Yasin is called ‘Al-Mu’immah’ because

تعم صاحبها خیر الدنیا والاخرۃ

It encompasses it’s reciter with the goodness of this world and the Hereafter

 

وتکابد عنه بلوی الدنیا والاخرۃ

Lifts calamities from him in this world and the Hereafter

وتدفع عنه اهاویل الدنیا والاخرۃ

المدافعة- This Surah is also called ‘Mudafiah.’

تدفع عن صاحبها سو ء

“It repels every evil from its reciter.”

القاضیة -ای تقضی له کل حاجة

“By the blessings of this Surah, Allah Ta'ala fulfills all needs.”
 

وصح من حدیث معقل بن یسار لا یقرأها عبد یرید الله تعالی والدار الاخرۃ

الاغفر له ما تقدم من ذنبه

“No servant recites Surah Yasir seeking the pleasure of Allah Ta'ala and the Hereafter except that his previous sins will be forgiven.”

In Tirmidhi and Darmi, Hazrat Anas (Radhiallahu Anhu) narrates,

من قرأ یسین کتب الله تعالی بقراءته قراءة القرآن عشر مرات

“Whoever recites Yasin, Allah Ta'ala will write for him the reward of reciting the Qur’an ten times.”(Mishkaat pg.187)

ولا یلزم من هذا تفضیل الشیء علی نفسه اذا لمراد بقراءة القرآن قرأته دون یسین

The Manner of Dua after recital of Surah Yasin

After reciting Surah Yasin, read Durood Sharif and send the reward of the recital to the blessed soul of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam). Then make dua, “O Allah, we have recited the heart of Your Qur’an. Through its blessings, make our hearts like the hearts of Your pious servants and include our name amongst the honourable ones in the unseen world. Bestow upon us the goodness of this world and the hereafter since the name of this Surah is ‘Muimmah’. Remove form us all worries and difficulties, since the name of this Surah is ‘Mudafiah’ and by its blessings fulfill all our needs since Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has also called this Surah ‘Qadhiyah’