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Meaning of barakah of Wahy

Question

In the famous Hadith about the warnings of leaving out commanding good and forbidding wrong, what does the following part mean?

حرمت بركة الوحى

What does barakatul wahy refer to?

 

Answer

Wahy in this Hadith refers to the Quran, as explained by ‘Allamah Munawi (rahimahullah).

He explains further:

‘Being deprived [of the barakah of wahy means] being deprived of understanding the Quran, as well as being deprived of the enjoyment of its recital in addition to not taking heed of its teachings, despite one mastering its recital and its explanations (tafsir).’

(Faydul Qadir, Hadith: 760)

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

 

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar