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The famous virtue of Surah Waqi’ah

Question

I recently heard that the narration regarding Surah Waqi’ah being a safeguard against poverty is weak?

Are all narrations regarding this virtue of Surah Waqi’ah weak?

I understand we can practice on weak narrations for virtues of deeds, but I just wanted clarity on this particular virtue.

JazakAllahu khayran

 

Answer

Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu’anhu) reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said:

Surah Waqi’ah will become a protection from poverty for the one who recites it every night’

The narrator says: ‘Sayyiduna Ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu’anhu) would teach this Surah to his daughters too.’

Imam Busiri (rahimahullah) writes: ‘Abu Ya’la has recorded this with a chain whose narrators are all reliable.’

(Mukhtasar Ithafus sadatil Maharah, Hadith: 6556)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

 

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar