By praying Salatul-Layl one’s livelihood is increased, one passes easily through “Sakaraat” (great and grueling pain a dying person suffers at the time of death) and finds happiness in “Barzakh” (the Spiritual world where the departed souls stay either in happiness or misery, until the Day of Resurrection).

Imam Jaffar Sadiq (a.s.) quotes Imam Ali (as) as saying that the Prophet (saww) said that a person who prays Salatul-Layl gets the following twenty four kinds of benefits:

-Secures Allah’s pleasure.
-Makes friendship with Angels.
-Is the Sunnat of the Prophets (a.s.)
-Provides the means to pursue knowledge.
-Constitutes the root of our faith.
-Keeps one physically fit.
-Drives Shaytan away.
-Protects one from enemies.
-Serves as a means of acceptance of one’s Duas and good deeds.
-Increases one’s livelihood.
-Intercedes with the Angel of Death.
-Lights up the grave.
-Provides comfortable bedding in the grave.
-Helps answering with ease the questioning of Munkar and Nakir in the grave.
-Gives companionship in the grave.
-Provides shelter on the Day of Judgment.
-Crowns one on the Day of Reckoning.
-Clothes one on the Day of Resurrection.
-Provides one with light on the Day of Judgment.
-Forms a barrier against the fire of Hell.
-Gets Allah’s pardon on the Day of Judgment.
-Increases the weight of good deeds on the scale.
-Helps one crossing the Bridge of “Siraat” without any difficulty.
Forms the key to the Paradise.


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