Allah Ta’ala directs special mercy towards the one engaged in Salah

Question

What is the reference of this Hadith?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Certainly, when a man stands to offer Salah, Allah turns His [special mercies] towards him until he turns away [i.e. completes his Salah] or commits an act against the dedication of Salah”

 

Answer

Imam Ibn Majah (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Hudhayfah (radiyallahu ‘anhu).

(Sunan Ibn Majah, Hadith: 1023. Refer: Faydul Qadir, Hadith: 1979. Also see: Sahih Ibn Khuzaymah, Hadith: 924)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar