Saturday, 16 February 2013


Virtue of Surah-Khaf

Surah-Khaf is a Chapter-18 of Holy Quran. One who recite Surah-Khaf shall obtain such great benefits which have been discussed below.


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Abu Hisham reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever recites the chapter of the cave (surah al-kahf) as it was revealed will have light on the Day of Resurrection.”
عَنْ أَبِي هَاشِمٍ بِإِسْنَادِهِ أَنَّ النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ مَنْ قَرَأَ سُورَةَ الْكَهْفِ كَمَا أُنْزِلَتْ كَانَتْ لَهُ نُورًا يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ
5856 السنن الكبرى كتاب الجمعة ومن جماع أبواب الهيئة للجمعة باب ما يؤمر به في ليلة الجمعة ويومها
المحدث الألباني خلاصة حكم المحدث إسناده صحيح على شرط الشيخين
[Al-Bayhaqi, Sunan Al-Kubra, Number 5856, Sahih]

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Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever recites the chapter of the cave (surah al-kahf) on the day of Friday will have a light for him between this Friday and the next.”
عَنْ أَبِي سَعِيدٍ الْخُدْرِيِّ أَنَّ النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ مَنْ قَرَأَ سُورَةَ الْكَهْفِ فِي يَوْمِ الْجُمُعَةِ أَضَاءَ لَهُ مِنَ النُّورِ مَا بَيْنَ الْجُمُعَتَيْنِ
5856 السنن الكبرى كتاب الجمعة ومن جماع أبواب الهيئة للجمعة باب ما يؤمر به في ليلة الجمعة ويومها
المحدث الألباني خلاصة حكم المحدث صحيح
[Al-Bayhaqi, Sunan Al-Kubra, Number 5856, Sahih]

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Abu al-Darda’ reported the prophet (Peace be upon him) as saying :If anyone memorizes ten verses from the beginning of surat al-Kahf, he will be protected from the trial of Dajjal (Antichrist).
Abu Dawud said: In this way Hashim al-dastawa’I transmitted it from Qatadah, but he said : “If anyone memorizes the closing verses of surat al-Kahf.” Shu’bah narrated from Qatadah the words “from the end of al-Kahf.
حَدَّثَنَا حَفْصُ بْنُ عُمَرَ، حَدَّثَنَا هَمَّامٌ، حَدَّثَنَا قَتَادَةُ، عَنْ سَالِمِ بْنِ أَبِي الْجَعْدِ، عَنْ مَعْدَانَ بْنِ أَبِي طَلْحَةَ، عَنْ حَدِيثِ أَبِي الدَّرْدَاءِ، يَرْوِيهِ عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صلى الله عليه وسلم قَالَ ‏"‏ مَنْ حَفِظَ عَشْرَ آيَاتٍ مِنْ أَوَّلِ سُورَةِ الْكَهْفِ عُصِمَ مِنْ فِتْنَةِ الدَّجَّالِ ‏"‏ ‏.‏ قَالَ أَبُو دَاوُدَ وَكَذَا قَالَ هِشَامٌ الدَّسْتَوَائِيُّ عَنْ قَتَادَةَ إِلاَّ أَنَّهُ قَالَ ‏"‏ مَنْ حَفِظَ مِنْ خَوَاتِيمِ سُورَةِ الْكَهْفِ ‏"‏ ‏.‏ وَقَالَ شُعْبَةُ عَنْ قَتَادَةَ ‏"‏ مِنْ آخِرِ الْكَهْفِ ‏"‏ ‏.‏
Grade:Sahih (Al-Albani)                صحيح (الألباني)          حكم:
Reference: Sunan Abi Dawud 4323;English translation: Book 38, Hadith 4309
Riyad as-Salihin Arabic/English book reference: Book 9, Hadith 1021
Reference: Sahih Muslim 809 b;(English) reference: Book 4, Hadith 1767
Reference: Sahih Muslim 809 a;(English) reference: Book 4, Hadith 1766

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Al-Bara' reported that a person was reciting Surat al-Kahf and there was a horse tied with two ropes at his side, a cloud overshadowed him, and as it began to come nearer and nearer his horse began to take fright from it. He went and mentioned that to the Prophet (may peace be upon him) in the morning, and he (the Holy Prophet) said:That was tranquillity which came down at the recitation of the Qur'an.
وَحَدَّثَنَا يَحْيَى بْنُ يَحْيَى، أَخْبَرَنَا أَبُو خَيْثَمَةَ، عَنْ أَبِي إِسْحَاقَ، عَنِ الْبَرَاءِ، قَالَ كَانَ رَجُلٌ يَقْرَأُ سُورَةَ الْكَهْفِ وَعِنْدَهُ فَرَسٌ مَرْبُوطٌ بِشَطَنَيْنِ فَتَغَشَّتْهُ سَحَابَةٌ فَجَعَلَتْ تَدُورُ وَتَدْنُو وَجَعَلَ فَرَسُهُ يَنْفِرُ مِنْهَا فَلَمَّا أَصْبَحَ أَتَى النَّبِيَّ صلى الله عليه وسلم فَذَكَرَ ذَلِكَ لَهُ فَقَالَ ‏ "‏ تِلْكَ السَّكِينَةُ تَنَزَّلَتْ لِلْقُرْآنِ ‏"‏ ‏.‏
Reference: Sahih Muslim 795 a;(English) reference: Book 4, Hadith 1739
Riyad as-Salihin Arabic/English book reference: Book 9, Hadith 998
Reference: Sahih Muslim 795 b;(English) reference: Book 4, Hadith 1740
Reference: Sahih al-Bukhari 3614;(English) reference: Vol. 4, Book 56, Hadith 811
Reference: Sahih al-Bukhari 5011 (English) reference: Vol. 6, Book 61, Hadith 531