Ishraaq and Chaasht Salaah

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by


  1. In Bukari there is a Hadith the prophet says to the nearest meaning I fear Allah the most, know the most and have most taqwa. Can you please give me the full Hadith and English translation.
  2. What time is best to read chaasht Salah 10 or 11 o clock and also what time does it start?
  3. If we read chaasht does it give barakah in food, if yes whats the daleel.
  4. Did the prophet read Ishraaq and chaasht? I heard to read 2 rakah ishraq, Allah gives you the reward of umrah. Whats the daleel?



  1. Quote the source and page of the hadeeth. Insha-Allah we will help you to quote the whole hadeeth.
  2. It is better to read it at around nine to half past nine presently.
  3. All namaaz bring barkat.
  4. There are ahaadeeth that prove that both namaaz are recommendable and that both these namaaz were performed.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)