Reciting four Surahs for protection from poverty

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Is the following true?

Reciting the four Surahs which start with ‘Qul’ (Surah Kafirun, Surah Ikhlas, Surah Falaq and Surah Nas- Some add a fifth Surah as well, Surah Jinn-) will protect you from poverty Is this true?



The Muhaddithun have not found any basis for this narration. Therefore this narration is not suitable to quote as a Hadith.

(Refer: Al Maqasidul Hasanah, Hadith: 769, Al Asrarul Marfu’ah, Hadith: 328 and Al Masnu’, Hadith: 214)


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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