Which Surah did the Jinnaat hear Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) recite

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Q: I have a question regarding Surah Jinn. When the Jinns heard the Quran e Paak they accepted Islam and they went back to their nation and started Tableeq among them. Which Surah or portion of the Quran-e-Paak they heard? Was it Surah Rahman?


A: The commentators of Quraan have presented two opinions, some say it was surah Alaq and others say that it was surah Ar-Rahman.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

واختلف فيما استمعوه فقال عكرمة اقرأ باسم ربك وقيل سورة الرحمن (روح المعاني 15/ 95)

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Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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