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Sending salutations (durud), a means of one's needs being fulfilled

Question

Is this Hadith Authentic?

“Whoever reads one hundred salutaions (durud) after Maghrib salah on Thursday, Allah Ta’ala will fulfill one hundred of his needs, thirty in this world and seventy in the akhirah (hereafter)”

 

Answer

Imam Bayhaqi (rahimahullah) has recorded the following narration in his ‘Hayatul Ambiya’ on the authority of Sayyiduna Anas ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu):

“….Whomsoever sends salutations on the eve of Jumu’ah and on Jumu’ah Allah Ta’ala will fulfil one hundred of his needs, seventy in the akhirah (hereafter) and thirty in this world..”

In the narration of Ibn ‘Asakir, Daylami and others the following words appear:

“Whomsoever sends one hundred salutations on the eve of Jumu’ah and on Jumu’ah…”

 

Note 1: There are various versions of this Hadith. the above is one of them and is suitable for practice since it has sufficient support from the other narrations.

 

Note 2: This Hadith specifies any time during the eve preceding Friday (which commences after Maghrib on Thursday) and Friday itself.

Reference for all of the above: Al Qawlul Badi’, pgs: 277, 329, 330 and 364. Also see Al Ajwibatul Mardiyyah, vol. 3 pg. 946/7)

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar