Surah Al-Muzammil is the 73rd chapter of the Quran. It consists of 20 verses (ayat) and is a Makki surah, revealed in the city of Makkah during the early stages of Prophet Muhammad’s mission.
The chapter is named “Al-Muzammil,” which translates to “The Enshrouded One” or “The Wrapped One.” It begins with the instruction for the Prophet Muhammad to stand in prayer during the night, dedicating a portion of the night to worship and reflection. This is where the concept of the “Tahajjud” prayer originates from, highlighting the importance of night prayers in Islam.
Surah Al-Muzammil emphasizes the significance of patience, perseverance, and seeking closeness to Allah through worship. It offers guidance on personal spiritual development and maintaining a strong connection with God, especially in moments of solitude and reflection. The surah addresses the Prophet Muhammad directly, providing him comfort and support in his mission while teaching important lessons about steadfastness and spiritual discipline to all believers.