Which actions are heaviest on the scales?

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Q: Which actions are heaviest on the scales?


A: The following are some of the actions mentioned in the hadith which will be weighty on the scales on the day of qiyaamah:

(1) Recitation of Kalima Tayyibah.

(2) Recitation of سبحان الله و بحمده سبحان الله العظيم

(3) Recitation of سبحان الله

(4) recitation of الحمد لله

(5) good character

(6) observing silence and refraining from unnecessary speech

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

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Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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