I am reading a collection of prayers called “Majmuah Wazaif”; it is published by the Chaand Company of Lahore, Pakistan. This book has some particular Surahs (set of Quranic verses also called “Chapters”) as well as different ways of praying each of them.
The following is mentioned about how and when to recite “Surah Noah”. According to “Majmuah Wazaif”, this surah should be recited 1000 times alone or while seated in a group of odd number of people; this reading that should be done in one seating offers protection against enemies and danger.
I know that some people would dedicate an entire day to read it 1000 times; I am hoping to do the same because I have been reading blog posts by some people who need some real help and because I need to ask God to help me on certain tasks. In the past, I have rarely recited some prayers sometimes exactly according to description─like the above-mentioned details─and most of the times somewhat farther away from the description. I strongly believe that God sees one struggle and does not look for perfection when granting something.
“Surah Nuh (Noah)” discusses the story of Prophet Nuh who is mentioned in the Torah, Bible, and Quran. He is the guy who built the Ark with the help of angels. Read article “Prophet Nuh (Noah), the Ark and the Flood in the Islamic Teachings“.
The website Quran.com shares the complete “Surah Nuh (Noah)” here.
I am now going to share a real story with you before I leave. I used to pray a lot; and, I used to pray in a specific manner. When my needs arose, some of my prayers started to get accepted. I think my lucid nature also played some role in this─I receive dreams that later come true or have a historic significance. I started calling my prayers, “The Silver Bullet” because I was given exactly what I asked for─I was also tested by God. Believe in God; and, God will protect you while you are alive or dead.
Added on Feb 2, 2020
I thought about why I chose to read “Surah Noah”; and, I wrote a blog post about this. Read “Why I Chose “Surah Noah” To Get Rid Of Really Ruthless Enemies”.
Added on Jun 8, 2021
Here is the result of one of my prayers that got accepted. I prayed a lot for Iraq when the Iraq war started; and, I also advocated to stop this war. My birthday is on March 06. Pope Francis met some Muslim leaders in Iraq on March 06, 2021. I dreamt of Pope Francis around a year before this visit took place. Several years ago, I also dreamt of Iraq and the wounded Iraqis; during this dream, I was escorted by an angel (a dream character that flew next to me and guided me). Read “Regarding Pope Francis’s Visit to Iraq”. I said this prayer a long while ago so I don’t recall if I recited Surah Nuh for this or not. But, I definitely said lots of prayers regarding this issue.
Overall, my point is that God tests people according to their potential. God doesn’t seek perfection; God seeks to see how you struggled through a test. Thus, if you couldn’t say Surah Nuh as described above, then just struggle through by saying it in smaller chunks or say prayers like you usually do. God will still hear you!
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