Reciting four Surahs for protection from poverty

Question

Is the following true?

Reciting the four Surahs which start with ‘Qul’ (Surah Kafirun, Surah Ikhlas, Surah Falaq and Surah Nas- Some add a fifth Surah as well, Surah Jinn-) will protect you from poverty Is this true?

 

Answer

The Muhaddithun have not found any basis for this narration. Therefore this narration is not suitable to quote as a Hadith.

(Refer: Al Maqasidul Hasanah, Hadith: 769, Al Asrarul Marfu’ah, Hadith: 328 and Al Masnu’, Hadith: 214)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar