Authenticity of the virtue of offering two rak’ahs after Maghrib before speaking to anyone

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What is the authenticity of this Hadith?

Makhul (rahimahullah) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“If the two rak’ahs after Maghrib are performed before speaking, it will be lifted high into the heavens.”



This narration is recorded in Al Marasil of Imam Abu Dawud (rahimahullah).

Makhul (rahimahullah) relates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever offers two rak’ahs of Salah after Maghrib before speaking to anyone, they will be recorded/lifted high into the heavens.”

(Al Marasil, Hadith: 73. See here)


The narrators are all credible.


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best


Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala


Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

This answer was collected from HadithAnswers.com. 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.