Five daily salahs equal fifty in reward

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It is said that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) was told even though Allah reduced the number of Salahs from fifty (50) to five (5), the Ummah would get the reward of fifty. Please cite the Hadith that backs this up and if it is authentic?



This is mentioned in the famous Hadith of Mi’raj in Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 349, and is therefore authentic.

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

Answered 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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