I read this hadith but was not able to find the reference of this hadith, can you please authenticate and provide me a reference of this hadith:Hazrat Anas radiyallahu anhu says that Rasoolullah sallallahu alaihe wasallam asked one of his companions, “Are you married?” The companion replied, “No! In fact I don’t possess enough wealth with which to carry out my marriage.” Rasoolullah sallallahu alaihe wasallam asked, “Do you know Surah Iklaas (Qul huwallahu ahad)?” The companion replied, “Yes.” The Holy Prophet sallallahu alaihe wasallam said, “It is equal to one fourth of the Qur’aan.” Then the Holy Prophet sallallahu alaihe wasallam enquired, “Do you know Surah Zil-Zal (Iza zul zilatil ardhu)?” The companion replied, “Yes, I do.” The Holy Prophet sallallahu alaihe wasallam said, “It is equal to one fourth of the Qur’aan.” The Holy Prophet sallallahu alaihe wasallam again asked, “Do you know iza ja’a nasrullah?” The companion replied, “Indeed.” The Holy Prophet sallallahu alaihe wasallam said, “It is equal to one fourth of the Qur’aan.” The Holy Prophet sallallahu alaihe wasallam again asked, “Do you know Aayatul Kursi?” The companion replied, “Indeed.” The Holy Prophet sallallahu alaihe wasallam said, “It is equal to one fourth of the Qur’aan.”

Q: I read this hadith but was not able to find the reference of this hadith, can you please authenticate and provide me a reference of this hadith:

Hazrat Anas radiyallahu anhu says that Rasoolullah sallallahu alaihe wasallam asked one of his companions, “Are you married?” The companion replied, “No! In fact I don’t possess enough wealth with which to carry out my marriage.” Rasoolullah sallallahu alaihe wasallam asked, “Do you know Surah Iklaas (Qul huwallahu ahad)?” The companion replied, “Yes.” The Holy Prophet sallallahu alaihe wasallam said, “It is equal to one fourth of the Qur’aan.” Then the Holy Prophet sallallahu alaihe wasallam enquired, “Do you know Surah Zil-Zal (Iza zul zilatil ardhu)?” The companion replied, “Yes, I do.” The Holy Prophet sallallahu alaihe wasallam said, “It is equal to one fourth of the Qur’aan.” The Holy Prophet sallallahu alaihe wasallam again asked, “Do you know iza ja’a nasrullah?” The companion replied, “Indeed.” The Holy Prophet sallallahu alaihe wasallam said, “It is equal to one fourth of the Qur’aan.” The Holy Prophet sallallahu alaihe wasallam again asked, “Do you know Aayatul Kursi?” The companion replied, “Indeed.” The Holy Prophet sallallahu alaihe wasallam said, “It is equal to one fourth of the Qur’aan.”

Bismillaah

A: We have not come across it.

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)