A benefit of saying salam when entering the home

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I was listening to a bayan where I heard that if you read salam when you enter your house, it will bring barkat to your house. Is there a Hadith to show that?


This is part of lengthy narration which has been recorded in various Hadith collections, in which Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) offered many advices to Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) on various issues. The part you question is recorded in Sunan Tirmidhi and is as follows:

O my son! Whenever you enter your house, say salam. This will be a source of Barakah- blessing- for you and your family.

(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 2698)

Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) has graded this Hadith as sound (hasan)

Read the entire collated version of this Hadith here


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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