Surah Ta Ha, Chapter 20

Surah Ta Ha
(Revealed in Macca)
No. 20
135 verses in 8 sections

Introduction to the Surah

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيمِ

In The Name of Allah, The Beneficent, The Merciful

Surah Taha, which is one of the Meccan suras, contains 135 verses and its content, like other Meccan suras, is mostly about ‘Origin and End’.

This holy Surah is the first Surah of the Qur’an which has explained the Story of Moses (as) in details, and about 80 verses of it have been stated in this regard.

A part of the Surah is upon the greatness of the Qur’an and the attributes of Allah, while another part of it relates to the story of Adam and Eve and the temptations of Satan. And, finally, there have been stated some awakening advices in this holy Surah.

Imam Sadiq (as) says:

“He who continues reciting Surah ‘Ta Ha’ will be loved by Allah (s.w.t.) and, on the Day of Resurrection, his book of deeds will be given to his right hand…”1

  • 1. Nur-uth-Thaqalayn, vol. 3, p. 367