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Sura 88 of the Quran
The Overwhelming
Other namesThe Pall, The Overwhelming Calamity, The Enveloper, The Overshadowing Event
PositionJuzʼ 30
No. of verses26
No. of words92
No. of letters382

Sūrat al-Ghāshiyah (Arabic: الغاشية‎, “The Overwhelming”, “The Pall”) is the 88th chapter (surah) of the Qur'an with 26 verses (ayat).

The sura's topics are Paradise, Hell and the miracle of creation of all things by God (allāh).

This Surah describes the faces of the believers on the day of judgement. According to hadith, Muhammed used to recite these words on the day of Jumu'ah after surah Al-Jumua (Sura 62).[1][2]


  1. ^ Muwatta Imam Malik, USC-MSA web (English) reference: Book 5, Hadith 21; Arabic reference: Book 5, Hadith 244.
  2. ^ Sunan ibn Majah, Grade: Sahih (Darussalam); English reference: Vol. 1, Book 5, Hadith 1120; Arabic reference: Book 5, Hadith 1174

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