Benefits and Virtues of Surah 106 Quraysh

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106. Quraysh

106.1 Umm Hani’ bint Abi Talib (رضي الله عنه) who reported

That the Prophet (صلى الله عليه وعلى آله وسلم) said:

“Allah has favoured the Quraysh with seven characteristics which he has never given to anyone before them and will never give to anyone after them:

(i) The post of the Caliph (al-Khilafah) is given to one among them,

(ii) The custody of the Sacred House (al-Hijabah) is assumed by someone from amongst them,

(iii) Giving water to the pilgrims (al-Siqayah) during Hajj is undertaken by someone amongst them, (iv) prophethood is given to someone amongst them,

(v) They were given victory over the [army of] elephants,

(vi) They worshipped Allah for seven years during which none worshipped Him, and

(vii) A Surah has been revealed about them in which none but them was mentioned-

﴾ لإيلاف قريش ﴿

For the taming of Quraysh (106:1).”

(Majma al-Zawa’id, Asbab al-Nuzul, Al Mu’jam al-Awsat & Dur al-Manthur)

106.2 The Holy Prophet (صلى الله عليه وعلى آله وسلم) said

That the one who recites this Surah will get the reward of ten times the number of people performing Tawaaf and I’tekaaf.

(Majma al-Bayan,  Atyab ul-Bayan & Fawaid-e-Quran)

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