Sayings of the Messenger احادیثِ رسول اللہ

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Jami' At-Tirmidhi

Book: Chapters on Recitation (43)    أبواب القراءات


Chapter No: 1

Narrated from Ibn Abi Mulaikah that Umm Salmah (RA) said: " Allah’s Apostle ﷺ used to separate recitation in pauses reciting: 'Al-Hamdulillahi Rabbil-'Alamin' then he would stop. 'Ar-Rahmanir-Rahim' then he would stop. And he would recite it: 'Maliki Yawmid-Din.'"

Narrated from Anas (RA) that the Prophet ﷺ, Abu Bakr (RA), and Umar (RA) - and I think he said - and Uthman (RA) used to recite: "Maaliki Yawmid-Din (1:4).'"

Narrated from Anas bin Malik (RA) that the Prophet ﷺ used to recite: 'Anin-nafsu Bin-Nafsi Wal-'Ainu Bil-'Aini'" (From Al-Quran 5:45)

Narrated from Mu'adh bin Jabal (RA) that the Prophet ﷺ used to recite: 'Hal Tastati'u Rabbak' (Al-Quran 5:45)"

Chapter No: 2

Narrated from Umm Salamah (RA) that the Prophet ﷺ used to recite: 'Innahu 'Amila Ghaira Salih. (11:46)'"

Narrated from Umm Salamah (RA) that Allah’s Apostle ﷺ recited this Ayah: 'Innahu 'Amalun Ghairu Salih'" (11:46)

Chapter No: 3

Narrated from Ubayy bin Ka'b (RA) that the Prophet ﷺ used to recite: "Qad balaghta Min Ladunni 'Udhra" (18:76) with heaviness (Muthaqqalah - meaning with Tashdid on the Nun in "Ladunni")."

Narrated from Ubay bin Ka'b (RA) that the Prophet ﷺ recited: "Fi 'Ainin Hami'ah" (18:86)

Chapter No: 4

Abu Sa'eed (RA) said: "On the Day of (the battle of) Badr, (it was learnt that) the Romans defeated the Persians. The believers liked that, and the verse was revealed: Alif Lam Mim. The Romans have been defeated..." up to His saying: '...the believers will rejoice. (30:1-4)" He said: "So the believers were happy with the victory of the Romans over the Persians.”

Narrated from Ibn Umar (RA) that he recited the following verse before the Prophet ﷺ: "Who created you in the weakness (Min Da'f)" So he said: "Min Du'f"

Narrated from Abdullah bin Mas'ud (RA) that Allah’s Apostle ﷺ used to recite: "Then is there anyone who would remember? (54:17)

Narrated from Aishah (RA) that the Prophet ﷺ used to recite: "Furuhun Wa Raihanun Wa Jannatu Na'im (56:89)"

Chapter No: 5

Alqamah said: "We arrived in Ash-Sham and we went to Abu Ad-Darda (RA). So, he asked: 'Is there any among you who can recite for me according to the recitation of Abdullah?'" He said: " The others pointed me out and I said, ‘Yes. So, he asked, “ How did you hear Abdullah recite this verse; ‘wal layli iza yaghsha?, I said, “I heard him recite: "Wal-Laili Idha Yaghsha, Wadh-Dhakari Wal-Untha" Abu Ad-Darda said: 'Me too, By Allah, this is how I heard the Apostle of Allah ﷺ reciting it. But these people want me to recite it: Wa Ma Khalaqa but I will not follow them.'"

Chapter No: 6

Abdullah (RA) said: " Allah’s Apostle ﷺ made me recite: "Indeed Allah is the Provider, The Possessor of power, the Firm." (51:58)

Chapter No: 7

Narrated from Imran bin Husain (RA) that the Prophet ﷺ recited: You shall see mankind as if in a drunken state, yet they will not be in a drunken state. (22:2)

Chapter No: 8

Narrated from Abdullah (RA) that the Prophet ﷺ said: "How wrong it is for one of them - or - one of you to say: "I have forgotten such and such Ayah,' rather he has been made to forget. So, keep remembering the Qur'an, for - by the One in Whose Hand is my soul - it escapes from men's hearts faster than a camel from its fetter."

Chapter No: 9

Umar bin Al-Khattab (RA) said: " During the lifetime of Allah’s Apostle ﷺ, I passed by Hisham bin Hakim bin Hizam (RA) while he was reciting Surat Al-Furqan. I heard his recitation and observed that he recited it in several different ways, which the Apostle of Allah ﷺ had not taught me. I was about to jump over him during his Salah but waited until he finished. When he had said the Salam, I strangled him with his cloak and asked: 'Who taught you this Surah which I heard you reciting?' He said: ‘Allah’s Apostle ﷺ taught it to me.' I said to him: 'You lie! By Allah! The Apostle of Allah ﷺ taught me this Surah which you were reciting.' I dragged him to the Apostle of Allah ﷺ and said: 'O Apostle of Allah! I heard this one reciting Surat Al-Furqan in a manner different from how you taught me, and you taught me Surat Al-Furqan.' The Prophet ﷺ said: 'Release him O 'Umar! Recite O Hisham.' So, he recited it for him as I had heard him reciting. Then the Prophet ﷺ said to me: 'It was revealed in this manner.' Then the Prophet ﷺ said to me, 'Recite O 'Umar.' So, I recited the recitation which the Prophet ﷺ taught me. The Prophet ﷺ said: 'It was revealed in this manner.' Then the Prophet ﷺ said 'Indeed this Qur'an was revealed in seven modes, so recite that which is easier for you.'"

Ubayy bin Ka'b said: " Allah’s Apostle ﷺ met Jibra'il (AS) and said: 'O Jibra'il! I have been sent to an ummah which is illiterate among whom are the elderly woman, the old man, the boy and the girl, and the man who has never read a book.' He said: 'O Muhammad! Indeed, the Qur'an was revealed in seven modes.'"

Chapter No: 10

Narrated from Abu Hurairah (RA) that Allah’s Apostle ﷺ said: "Whoever removes a burden among the burdens of the world from his brother, Allah will remove a burden among the burdens of the Day of Judgement from him. And whoever conceals (the faults) of a Muslim, Allah will conceal him in the world and in the Hereafter. And whoever makes things easy for one in straitened circumstances then Allah will make it easy for him in this world and the next. Allah is helpful to (His) Slave as long as the is helpful to his brother. And whoever adopts a path seeking knowledge, Allah makes easy for him a path to Paradise. And no people sit in a Masjid reciting Allah's Book, teaching it to each other, except that tranquillity descends upon them and mercy covers them up and the angels surround them. And whoever is slow in (doing) his deeds, his lineage shall not advance him."