Surah Al-Fatiha

Surah Al-Fatiha – The Opening

Surah Al-Fatiha

?Quran 1:1
In the Name of Allah—the Most Compassionate, Most Merciful.

?Quran 1:2
All praise is for Allah—Lord of all worlds. i.e., Lord of everything in existence including angels, humans, and animals.


? Quran 1:3
The Most Compassionate, Most Merciful.

?Quran 1:4
Master of the Day of Judgment.

?Quran 1:5
You ˹alone˺ we worship and You ˹alone˺ we ask for help.

?Quran 1:6
Guide us along the Straight Path,

?Quran 1:7
The Path of those You have blessed—not those You are displeased with, or those who are astray. It is customary to say “Amin” or “Amen” at the end of this sûrah.



Additional Information

Surah Al-Fatiha, also known as the “Opening Chapter,” was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) in the early days of Islam. It is considered one of the most important chapters of the Quran and is recited in every unit of prayer (rakah) in the daily prayers (salah). Surah Al-Fatiha is considered a brief summary of the entire Quran and covers the essential aspects of belief and worship, including the declaration of monotheism, the importance of seeking guidance, and the recognition of Allah’s greatness and mercy. The surah serves as a source of guidance, comfort, and inspiration for Muslims and is considered a central part of their daily worship.