Salutations (durud), a source of light on the bridge (sirat)

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What is the authenticity of the following Hadith?

Salawat [Sending salutations] on me is light on the Sirat. Whoever recites Salawat on me eighty times on the day of Jumu’ah [at any time], Allah will forgive him eighty years of sins.”



Imams: Ibn Shahin, Ibn Bashkuwal (rahimahumallah) and others have recorded this narration in their respective works on the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu).

(Refer: Al Qawlul Badi’, pg. 398)


‘Allamah Sakhawi (rahimahullah) has declared the chain of narrators as weak.

(Al Qawlul Badi’ pg. 399. Also see Faydul Qadir, under Hadith: 5191)

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar


Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

This answer was collected from The answers were either answered or checked by Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) who was a Shaykhul Hadith in South Africa, or by his son, Moulana Muhammad Abasoomer (hafizahullah), who is a Hadith specialist. 

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