Islam has certain tenants and praying is one of the most important ones out of all of them. The five prayers a day can actually make an impact not only in this life but in the hereafter too which is why Asr prayer benefits are also abundant and can really help you seek Allah’s grace and His blessings in whatever you do and which walk of life you seek his help at. Asr prayer benefits are not just confined to the spiritual level but are also responsible for many routine benefits for this life too.
Praying Benefits for Life
If one has a habit of praying five times a day daily and one does not miss any of the Islamic prayers let it be anyone: Fajr, Dhuhr, Asr, Maghrib and Isha the benefits are just uncountable. The time at which Asr prayer is offered is a very unique and special time of the day. It is not exactly mid-day and not even in the evening. The idea of praying at this time is to make the Muslims be reminded of Allah and of course obtain Asr prayer benefits as much as they can.
It is said regarding Asr Prayer benefits, in the Surah Baqarah of the Holy Quran and is quoted here:: “Safeguard your Salaah and (especially) the middle Salaah (i.e. Asr Salaah) and stand before Allah with humility.” (Surah al-Baqarah) This basically means that offering Asr Prayers (along with other prayers) on time is a way of obtaining maximum Asr prayer benefits and the reason is that a Muslim tries to make an effort just to please Allah at such a unique time of the day. This creates a great atmosphere in the home also. We should always try to offer all our prayers in congregation as that multiplies the effect of not just Asr prayer benefits but also of other prayers too.
The time however for this prayer is not that long and is rather short-lived so one should try to make the most out if Asr prayer benefits by offering our Asr prayers right on time so that, it does not end up being Qadha. Allah Almighty is extremely gracious and is looking at all the deeds, whether good or bad from above so it should be a Muslim man and Muslim woman’s duty to try and seek His blessings as much as they can. The Asr prayer benefits can only be achieved if you are regular in praying and you mean with all your heart to Pray to Allah and seek help only through and by him.
The health and cleanliness of a Muslim man and Muslim woman are also largely dependent on offering prayers and so it is most definitely included in the list of Asr prayer benefits as one would perform ablution every time they are getting ready to bow down before Allah Almighty at the time of Asr prayers (and of course all other 4 prayers too). We should all try to be punctual and regular with all our five prayers.
Importance of Asr Prayer:
If one wishes to enter Jannah should not miss the Asr Salaah.
“He who misses the Asr Salat (deliberately), his deeds will be rendered nul and void”. (Bukhari)
Benefits of Asr Prayer:
Allah Ta’ala says in the Quran:
“Safeguard your Salaah and (especially) the middle Salaah (i.e. Asr Salaah) and stand before Allah with humility.” (Surah al-Baqarah)
Total Asr Prayer Rakats
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