Question

What is the reference for the following narration?

Whoever has three qualities, Allah will fill his heart with faith: the company of a jurist, recitation of the Qur’an, and fasting.

 

Answer

Imam Ibn ‘Abdil Barr (rahimahullah) has cited this as the statement of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu).

Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “Three things, if found in a person, Allah will fill his heart with Iman: the companionship of a Jurist [a person well versed in the knowledge of Din], recitation of the Quran, and fasting.”

(Bahjatul Majalis, vol. 2 pg. 128. Also see: Al Adabush Shar’iyyah, vol. 3 pg. 544)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

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التخريج من المصادر العربية:

بهجة المجالس وأنس المجالس: (٢/ ١٢٨)
قال ابن مسعود: ثلاث من كن فيه، ملأ الله قلبه إيماناً: صحبة الفقيه، وتلاوة القرآن، والصيام.

الآداب الشرعية والمنح المرعية: (٣/ ٥٤٤)
وقال ابن مسعود ثلاث من كن فيه ملأ الله قلبه إيمانا صحبة الفقيه، وتلاوة القرآن، والصيام.