As Muslims, many of us don’t know about the importance and real meaning of important chapters of the Quran. Surah Al-Kafirun is one of the most important surahs of the Quran because it is also part of 4-Qul.
Here I am going to explain to all of you the meaning and importance of this surah in the Quran.
This article will also guide you on how to behave with non-Muslims. So, are you ready to know about the miracles of this Surah in a very easy and understandable way? I will try my best to guide you in the right direction.
Surah Kafiroon Meaning
The word Al-Kafirun refers to “The unbelievers”, who did not believe in the oneness of Allah.
Al-Kafirun surah was revealed for non-believers who worshipped the other Gods rather than worship one Allah. So, this surah is the best guide for Muslims to have only believed in one Allah. Also, give the message to respond to anyone who does not believe in Islam and unity of the Allah.
Main theme of Surah Al-Kafirun
The main theme of this surah is that there is no god but Allah. He is the only one who is praiseworthy. If someone worships the other god then he follows his religion. But for Muslims, Islam is the only religion and God is only Allah.
Importance of Surat Al-Kafirun
Surah Al-Kafiron was revealed in Mecca. So, it is a Makki surah. Islam holds the ayats of this surah to be extremely precious. As you know, it is the 109 chapter of the Quran and the total number of verses of this surah is 6. This surah has its importance due to different reasons.
- Firstly, this surah gives a lesson to Muslims to have strong faith in their religion and Allah.
- Secondly, this surah guides not to misbehave with other who does not accept Islam. But follow the right path to deal with everyone.
- Thirdly, this surah provides the answer for non-believers to only worship their gods.
- Neither Muslims will worship their gods, nor will they worship the God of Muslims.
Reason for the revelation of Sura Kafirun
As I told you earlier, this surah was revealed in Mecca. This Surah was revealed for the following reason:
When some of the noble personalities between Qurayshi were invited to the Prophet (P.B.U.H) and advised that he should follow their religion and gods. And in return, they will also worship Allah and follow Islam.
The main motive of Qurashis was to stop Prophet (P.B.U.M) from preaching Islam. Because they wanted no one to call their gods and religion false. So, in response, Allah revealed Surah Al-Kafirun for the guidance of Muslims and as an answer for disbelievers.
Surah Al Kafirun Benefits
As the importance of Kafirun surah is huge in the Quran, likewise the benefits of this surah are numerous. Well, I am going to share how this surah is beneficial for us.
1. Protection from Shirk
If you recite this surah, Allah will protect you from shaytan and shirk. Consequently, your faith in Allah and Islam will be stronger than others who don’t recite.
2. Whole night Protection
Reciting this surah before going to bed will ensure your safety the whole night. You will be safe from any negative energy and bad dreams.
3. Source of Forgiveness
If you recite this surah after every compulsory prayer, Then Allah will forgive. Not only you but also forgive your parents and children.
4. Source of Blessings
An additional benefit is that Allah provides numerous blessings to someone who recites the surah daily.
5. Fulfil your Desires
Your heart’s desire will come true if you recite this surah 10 times a day. No matter if it would be financial or personal desire. In short, this surah carries a package of benefits and blessings. So, we should take advantage of these blessings as Muslims.
Virtues of Surah Al-Kafirun
The rewards which Allah gives you for reciting this surah are mentioned below.
- If you recite this surah daily Allah will include you in His dear people.
- In addition, if someone recites this surah and then dies, he will die as a martyr.
- Shaytan will never touch the person who recites this surah. Moreover, Allah drives away all the negativity from that person.
- One-time recital of this surah is equal to the recital of one-fourth of the whole Quran.
So always recite this surah to achieve success in this life and hereafter.
Explanation of Surah Kafiroon
As I have described the surah kafirun meaning in detail earlier. But here I will explain to you the details of what Allah says in this surah. Allah addressed his prophet and told him to give a massage to disbelievers of Islam in qul ya ayyuhal kafirun surah.
The message is that I am not worshipping the gods you have nor are you worshipping my God. The message is not completed here. Moreover, I will never worship your gods which you follow. And you will not worship my God.
The final message is that your religion is only for you and my religion is only for me.
The Bottom line
In summary, the surah Al-Kafirun is the one of most important in the Quran due to its advantages and rewards for Muslims. This surah is the complete guide for us on how to behave with a person who follows another religion.
Also gives us a lesson that how can we stick to our religion Islam firmly. So, every Muslim should recite this surah on daily basis.