At-Takwir

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Sura 81 of the Quran
التكوير
At-Takwīr
The Overthrowing
Classification Meccan
Other names The Cessation, The Darkening, The Rolling, The turning into a sphere
Position Juzʼ 30
No. of verses 29
No. of words 104
No. of letters 435

Sūrat at-Takwīr (Arabic: سورة التكوير‎, “The Overthrowing”, literally “The Turning Into a Sphere”) is the eighty-first sura of the Qur'an with 29 ayat. It tells about signs of the coming of the day of judgement. Some of these signs include the following: (a) When the sun is shrouded in darkness (turns into a sphere) (b) When the stars lose their light (c) When the mountains are made to vanish (d) When the seas boil over (e) when the she camel about to give birth is left untended.

Hadith[edit]

  • Whoever wants to see the Qiyamah with his/her eyes should read the verses of at-Takwir, al-Infitar and al-Inshiqaq.” [1]
  • Imam Ahmad recorded from Ibn Umar that the Messenger of Allah said, "Whoever wishes to look at the Day of Judgement as if he is seeing it with his own eyes, then let him read (When the sun is turned into a sphere.) (81:1) and; (When the heaven is cleft asunder.) (82:1) and; (When the heaven is split asunder.) (84:1))."[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Tirmidhi, Tafsir: 81- Ahmad: 2/27, 36,100-5/452)
  2. ^ This is mentioned in Tafsir ibn kathir, Likewise, At-Tirmidhi has also recorded this Hadith.

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