Friday, 3 May 2013

Some Benefits Of Reciting Suratul Kahf On Friday


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

My Dear Brothers And sisters in Islam, Kindly spare 5-10 minutes of your precious worldly time to read this, share with a fellow brother or sister and the whole Muslim Umma, May the remembrance of the truth fill our hearts and may Allah Guide us all through his Grace and Mercy. Amin

Indeed all praise is due to Allah, we praise Him and seek His help and forgiveness, we seek refuge with Allah from our soul’s evil and our wrong doings, he whom Allah guides, no one can misguide, and he whom He misguides, no one can guide.

May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon Muhammad the Messenger of Allah and his family and Companions and all who follow them in righteousness until the Day of Judgment.

The recitation of Surah Al-Kahf on Friday is a preferred act and there is a lot of merit in it. There is also no difference between a person reciting it from the Book, or by heart and according to the Islamic law its is from the time of sunrise until sunset so based upon this, if a person recites it after the Friday prayer, he will receive the reward for it. The benefits are as follows.

1. Abu Darda’ (may Allah be pleased with him) related that the Holy Prophet (PBUH) said
, “One who memorized the first ten verses of Suratul Kahf will be secure against the Dajjal”. Another version says: “One who commits to his memory the last 10 verses of this surah will remain immune from the Dajjal [Sahih Muslim; Chapter134, Book 4, Number 1766,1767]

2. Whoever recites the Surah al Kahf on a Friday, a light will be created for him until the next Friday [Al Hakim and Al Bayhaqi - Sahih]

Below is an Arabic text of the first 10 verses and the last 10 verses to aid us in memorization but it is however advise to read the full surah in order to gain its full benefits.


بِسْمِ اللَّهِ ٱلرَّحْمـٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ                       
ٱلْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ ٱلَّذِى أَنْزَلَ عَلَىٰ عَبْدِهِ ٱلْكِتَابَ وَلَمْ يَجْعَل لَّهُ عِوَجَا ﴿١﴾ قَيِّماً لِّيُنْذِرَ بَأْساً شَدِيداً مِّن لَّدُنْهُ وَيُبَشِّرَ ٱلْمُؤْمِنِينَ ٱلَّذِينَ يَعْمَلُونَ ٱلصَّالِحَاتِ أَنَّ لَهُمْ أَجْراً حَسَناً ﴿٢﴾ مَّاكِثِينَ فِيهِ أَبَداً﴿٣﴾ وَيُنْذِرَ ٱلَّذِينَ قَالُواْ ٱتَّخَذَ ٱللَّهُ وَلَداً﴿٤﴾ مَّا لَهُمْ بِهِ مِنْ عِلْمٍ وَلاَ لِآبَائِهِمْ كَبُرَتْ كَلِمَةً تَخْرُجُ مِنْ أَفْوَاهِهِمْ إِن يَقُولُونَ إِلاَّ كَذِباً ﴿٥﴾ فَلَعَلَّكَ بَاخِعٌ نَّفْسَكَ عَلَىٰ آثَارِهِمْ إِن لَّمْ يُؤْمِنُواْ بِهَـٰذَا ٱلْحَدِيثِ أَسَفاً﴿٦﴾ إِنَّا جَعَلْنَا مَا عَلَى ٱلأَرْضِ زِينَةً لَّهَا لِنَبْلُوَهُمْ أَيُّهُم أَحْسَنُ عَمَلاً﴿٧﴾ وَإِنَّا لَجَاعِلُونَ مَا عَلَيْهَا صَعِيداً جُرُزاً﴿٨﴾ أَمْ حَسِبْتَ أَنَّ أَصْحَابَ ٱلْكَهْفِ وَٱلرَّقِيمِ كَانُواْ مِنْ آيَاتِنَا عَجَباً﴿٩﴾ إِذْ أَوَى ٱلْفِتْيَةُ إِلَى ٱلْكَهْفِ فَقَالُواْ رَبَّنَآ آتِنَا مِن لَّدُنكَ رَحْمَةً وَهَيِّئْ لَنَا مِنْ أَمْرِنَا رَشَداً﴿١٠﴾        
In the Name of Allah The Beneficent The Merciful.
  1. All praise to Allah Who sent down the Book upon His Bondman and has not put therein any crookedness.
  2. The Book of justice that may warn of severe punishment from Allah and that may give the believers who do good deeds the glad-tidings that for them there is good reward.
  3. In it, they shall abide forever.
  4. And that it may warn those who say, 'Allah has taken a son for Himself.'
  5. They have no knowledge about it nor their forefathers. What a monstrous word it is, that comes out from their mouths. They are merely telling a lie.
  6. Then haply you will risk your life with grief after them if they believe not in this discourse.
  7. Undoubtedly We adorned the earth whatever is on it, so that We may test them as to which of them is best in works.
  8. And undoubtedly whatever is on it, We shall one day leave it as a barren field.
  9. Did you know that the men of the cave and of the forest's, side were of Our a wonderful sign?
  10. When those youths took refuge in the cave and said, 'O our Lord, 'grant to us mercy from yourself and provide for us guidance in our affair.
بِسْمِ اللَّهِ ٱلرَّحْمـٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ                       
ٱلَّذِينَ كَانَتْ أَعْيُنُهُمْ فِى غِطَآءٍ عَن ذِكْرِى وَكَانُواْ لاَ يَسْتَطِيعُونَ سَمْعاً﴿١٠١﴾ أَفَحَسِبَ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوۤاْ أَن يَتَّخِذُواْ عِبَادِى مِن دُونِيۤ أَوْلِيَآءَ إِنَّآ أَعْتَدْنَا جَهَنَّمَ لِلْكَافِرِينَ نُزُلاً﴿١٠٢﴾ قُلْ هَلْ نُنَبِّئُكُم بِٱلأَخْسَرِينَ أَعْمَالاً﴿١٠٣﴾ ٱلَّذِينَ ضَلَّ سَعْيُهُمْ فِى ٱلْحَيَاةِ ٱلدُّنْيَا وَهُمْ يَحْسَبُونَ أَنَّهُمْ يُحْسِنُونَ صُنْعاً ﴿١٠٤﴾ أُوْلَـٰئِكَ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُواْ بِآيَاتِ رَبِّهِمْ وَلِقَائِهِ فَحَبِطَتْ أَعْمَالُهُمْ فَلاَ نُقِيمُ لَهُمْ يَوْمَ ٱلْقِيَامَةِ وَزْناً﴿١٠٥﴾ ذٰلِكَ جَزَآؤُهُمْ جَهَنَّمُ بِمَا كَفَرُواْ وَٱتَّخَذُوۤاْ آيَاتِى وَرُسُلِى هُزُواً﴿١٠٦﴾ إِنَّ ٱلَّذِينَ آمَنُواْ وَعَمِلُواْ ٱلصَّالِحَاتِ كَانَتْ لَهُمْ جَنَّاتُ ٱلْفِرْدَوْسِ نُزُلاً﴿١٠٧﴾ خَالِدِينَ فِيهَا لاَ يَبْغُونَ عَنْهَا حِوَلاً﴿١٠٨﴾ قُل لَّوْ كَانَ ٱلْبَحْرُ مِدَاداً لِّكَلِمَاتِ رَبِّى لَنَفِدَ ٱلْبَحْرُ قَبْلَ أَن تَنفَدَ كَلِمَاتُ رَبِّى وَلَوْ جِئْنَا بِمِثْلِهِ مَدَداً﴿١٠٩﴾قُلْ إِنَّمَآ أَنَاْ بَشَرٌ مِّثْلُكُمْ يُوحَىٰ إِلَىَّ أَنَّمَآ إِلَـٰهُكُمْ إِلَـٰهٌ وَاحِدٌ فَمَن كَانَ يَرْجُو لِقَآءَ رَبِّهِ فَلْيَعْمَلْ عَمَلاً صَالِحاً وَلاَ يُشْرِكْ بِعِبَادَةِ رَبِّهِ أَحَدَا﴿١١٠﴾

In the Name of Allah The Beneficent The Merciful

101.     Those upon whose eyes there were covering from My remembrance and could     not hear the truth.
102.     Do then the infidels bondmen as their supporters beside Me? Undoubtedly We  have already prepared hell for the hospitality of the infidels.
103.     Say you, 'shall I tell you. Whose actions are worst?
104.     Those whose all struggles were lost in the life of the world and they imagine that they are doing good work.
105.     These are the people who disbelieved in the signs of their Lord and in His meeting. Therefore all-their deeds are vain, and We shall not establish any weight for them on the day of judgment.
106.     This is their recompense, the Hell for they disbelieved and took My Signs and My Messengers in mockery.
107.     Undoubtedly, those who believed and did good deeds, the gardens of paradise are for their hospitality.
108.     They shall dwell in it forever, not willing to change the place therefrom.
109.     Say you, 'if the sea be the ink for the words of my Lord, then necessarily, the sea would be exhausted and the words of my Lord would not come to an end, though We may bring the like of it for help.'
110.     Say you, 'apparently in facial outlook of a man, I am like you, I receive revelation that your God is one God, then who-so-ever hopes to meet his Lord, he should do noble deeds and associate not any one in the worship of his Lord.

Kindly note that any mistake in the contents of this article is due to my imperfection as a human being as only Allah Subhanahu Wa-Ta'ala is perfect in all affairs.
May Allah Forgive us our sins, guide us right from the evil of insincere intention, save us from misguided knowledge and grant the entire ummah benefit from this work AMIN.
Kindly feel free to make comments, contributions or corrections where necessary.
May Allah Bless us all, AMIN

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