It is the Makki Surah of the Holy Quran, which means that it was discovered on the RASOOL ALLAH صلى الله عليه وسلم while He was in Makkah before migration to madinah munawara This surah is short,’ but excel in virtues and rewards. The virtues of surah Fatiha are found in many ahdith.
Different Names of surah Fatiha
Umm ul-Quran/Kitab (Mother of the Quran/Book)
Sab’ul-Mathani (The Seven Oft Repeated Verses)
Al-Hamd (Praises to Allah)
Ash-Shifa (The Cure)
Virtues Of Surah Fatiha Mentioned In Ahdith
Hadhrat ‘Abdul Malik bin Umair (Radhiyallaho anho) reports that RASOOL ALLAH صلى الله عليه وسلم said, “In surah Fatihah there is a cure for all ailments
Abu Sa’ad ibn Al-Mu’alla narrated The Prohet صلى الله عليه وسلم saying as I will teach a Surah which is the greatest Surah in the Quran before you leave the Masjid.’ Then he took hold of my hand and when he intended to leave [the Masjid], I asked him, “Did you not say that you would teach me a Surah which is the greatest Surah in the Qur’an?” He replied, ‘Yes. It is [the Surah commencing with], “All praise and thanks are due to Allah.” It is the Seven Oft-Repeated verses and the Great Qur’an that has been given to me.’ “(Ahmad)
Anas (R.A) reported the Holy Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم saying as: Should I not inform you of the most noble and excellent part of the Quran?” He then recited “All praise and thanks are due to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds” (An Nisai)
It is also reported that RASOOL ALLAH صلى الله عليه وسلم has said, “I have. been given four things from the special treasure of the Arsh, from which nothing has ever been given to anyone before. Th.ese are surah Fatihah, Aayatul Kursi, the concluding ayaat of surah Baqarah and Surah Kowthar
It is reported in one hadith that the devil lamented. wept and threw dust on his head on four occasions; first. when he was cursed; secondly when he was· cast out of Heaven unto the earth; thirdly when Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم was given the Prophet hood. and fourthly when surah Fatihah was revealed
The Mashaa’ikh have stated that the reading of surah Fatihah with firm belief and faith cures all maladies, whether spiritual or worldly, external or internal.
It is reported in Sihaah (the six authentic books of Hadith) that the Sahabah used to read surah Fatihah and blow’ upon those bitten by a snake or a scorpion, and even on the epileptic and on the mentally deranged. Rasulullah صلى الله عليه وسلم had also approved of this.
There is another riwaayat to’ the effect that Rasulullah صلى الله عليه وسلم reCited this surah and blew on Saa’ibbin Yazeed and applied his saliva on the spot (where some pain was felt by the latter). According to another hadith, it is said that if, at the time of going to sleep, one reads surah Fatihah and surah Ikhlaas blows on himself he will be immune from all dangers except death
Healing and cure from black magic
It is important for us to know how to cure or heal oneself or others from black magic, start by sitting in one place and reciting Surah Al Fatiha for 313 Times daily (make sure you read it while sitting.
Once you have finished reading Surah Al Fatiha 313 Times, blow it on on the vessel or the bottle of water and use that water for drinking, drink plenty of water, even Take a bath with recited water.
Recite Surah Al Fatiha eleven time and blow it on the mustard oil, use the oil to Massage the body