“Whoever says at morning or evening: ‘Glory and praise be Allah the Great’ one hundred times, no one will come forward on the Day of Judgement with better than he; except if someone said the same as him and added to it.” [Muslim, Ahmad, Abu Dawud and at-Tirmidhi]
“Whoever says: ‘Glory and praise be to Allah the Great’, a date tree will be planted for him in the Paradise.” [At-Tirmidhi, Ibn Hibban and al-Hakim – authentic]
“Whoever says: ‘Glory and praise be to Allah’, one hundred times in a single day his sins would be erased even if they were like the waves of the sea.” [Agreed upon]
“Whoever implements ten verses of the Qur’an will not be included among the negligent. Whoever implements one hundred verses will be considered among the obedient. And, whoever implements one thousand verses will be among the extremely rich.” [Abu Dawud and ibn Hibban – authentic]
“Whoever says in the evening: ‘In the name of Allah with whose name there can be no harm in the earth or in the heavens and He is the Hearer the Knower’, three times, he will not be afflicted with a sudden calamity before morning. And whoever says it in the morning three times will not be afflicted with a sudden calamity before evening.” [Abu Dawud, Ibn Hibban and al-Hakim – authentic]
“Whoever says: ‘I seek refuge with the perfect words of Allah from the evil that He created’, three times in the evening will not be harmed by the bite of a serpent during that night.” [At-Tirmidhi, Ibn Hibban and al-Hakim – authentic]
“Whoever says upon leaving his house: ‘In the name of Allah, I trust in Allah, there is no movement and no power except with Allah’, it would be said to him: ‘You have been contented and you took precaution’, and Satan will turn away from him.” [At-Tirmidhi, Abu Dawud, ibn-Hibban and Ibn as-Sunni – authentic]
“Whoever says when he hears the caller to prayer: ‘And I bear witness that there is no God save Allah, He is alone and has no partner and I bear witness that Muhammad is His servant and messenger. I am pleased with Allah as Lord, Muhammad as Prophet and Islam as religion’, all his sins will be forgiven.” [Agreed upon]
“Whoever recites the Surah al-Ikhlas ten times, Allah will build for him a house in the Paradise.” [Ahmad – authentic]
“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 – authentic]
“Whoever recites the verse of the throne after every compulsory prayer will not be forbidden entrance to Paradise.” [Ibn Hibban and an-Nisa’i – authentic]
“Whoever recites Surah al-Ikhlas it is as if he read one-third of the Qur’an.” [Ahmad, an-Nisa’i and at-Tirmidhi – authentic]
This bouquet from Muhammad, upon whom be peace, we grant to all those who fast.
O Allah! Help us to remember You, thank You and worship You in the best way. Amin.
By ‘A’ID ‘ABDULLAH AL-QARNI