40 Hadith on The Excellence of Reciting Durood Sharif

 

  1. Whoever recites Salat upon me three times in a day and
    three times in the night showing devotion and affection
    towards me, it is upon the mercy of Allah to forgive
    the sins he committed during that day and night.
    (Al-Mu’jam-ul-Kabeer, vol. 18, pp. 362, Hadees 928)
  2. Whoever writes Salat upon me in a book, angels will
    continue to make Istighfar (seek forgiveness) for him as
    long as my name remains in it.
    (Al-Mu’jam-ul-Awsat, vol. 1, pp. 497, Hadees 1835)
  3. Recite Salat upon me wherever you are as your Salat reaches
    me. (Al-Mu’jam-ul-Kabeer, vol. 3, pp. 82, Hadees 2729)
  4. Whoever recites the following Salat, my intercession
    becomes Wajib for him:Translation: O Allah! Descend Your blessing upon the
    Noblest Prophet ٖ and grant him the great
    closeness in Your court on the Day of Judgement.
    (Al-Mu’jam-ul-Kabeer, vol. 5, pp. 25, Hadees 4480)
  5. Undoubtedly your names along with your identity are
    presented to me. Therefore, recite excellent Salat upon me
    (i.e., with most beautiful words).
    (Musannaf ‘Abdur Razzaq, vol. 2, pp. 140, Hadees 3116)
  6. When people who love each other for the pleasure of
    Allah meet together, shake hands [with each other]
    and recite Salat-‘Alan-Nabi, the past and future sins of both of them are forgiven before they separate
    from each other. (Musnad Abi Ya’la, vol. 3, pp. 95, Hadees 2951)
  7. Indeed (Sayyiduna) Jibra`eel (-.
    gave me [this]
    glad tidings: Whoever recites Salat upon you, Allah 
    sends mercy to him and whoever sends Salam [salutations]
    to you, Allah
    sends peace to him.
    (Musnad Imam Ahmad Bin Hanbal, vol. 1, pp. 407, Hadees 1664)
  8. Whoever recited Salat upon me ten times during the day
    and ten times during the night will attain my intercession
    on the Day of Judgement.
    (Majma’-uz-Zawaid, vol. 10, pp. 163, Hadees 17022)
  9. Recite Salat upon me in abundance, undoubtedly your
    recital of the Salat upon me is a means of purification for
    you. (Musnad Abi Ya’la, vol. 5, pp. 458, Hadees 6383)
  10. O, people! Undoubtedly, from the terror and accountability
    of the Day of Judgement, the person who would attain the
    quick salvation will be the one who would have recited
    Salat upon me in abundance.
    (Al-Firdaus bima-Soor-il-Khitab, vol. 5, pp. 277, Hadees 8175)
  11. Recite Salat upon me in abundance, undoubtedly your
    recital of Salat upon me will be forgiveness for your sins.
    (Ibn ‘Asakir, vol. 61, pp. 381)
  12. Whoever recites Salat upon me one time, Allahwrites
    the reward of one Qeerat for him and one Qeerat is equal
    to the Mount Uhud.
    (Musannaf ‘Abdur Razzaq, vol. 1, pp. 39, Hadees 153)
  13. Undoubtedly, Allahhas appointed an angel to my
    grave who has been granted the ability to hear the voice of
    every creature. Hence, whosoever recites Salat upon me
    until the Day of Judgement, he [angel] presents to me that person’s name along with his father’s name [and] says: ‘So
    and so has recited Salat upon you this time.’
    (Musnad Al-Bazzaar, vol. 4, pp. 255, Hadees 1425)
  14. Whoever likes this [thing] that Allahis pleased with
    him when he is presented in the court of Allah
    should
    recite Salat upon me in abundance.
    (Al-Firdaus bima-Soor-il-Khitab, vol. 2, pp. 284, Hadees 6083)
  15. Perform Hajj. Undoubtedly, its reward is greater than
    participating in twenty Ghazwat1
    and reciting Salat upon
    me one time is equal to that. (Ibid, vol. 1, pp. 339, Hadees 2484)
  16. There will be no shade on the Day of Judgment except for
    the Throne of Allah. Three persons will remain
    beneath the shade of the Divine throne. It was humbly
    asked, ‘O the Beloved Prophet ٖ! Who will
    be those people?’ The Prophet of Rahmah
    said, ‘(1) The one who relieves the distress of my Ummati
    (2) the one who revives my Sunnah (3) and the one who
    recites Salat upon me abundantly.’
    (Al-Budoor-us-Saafirah, pp. 131, Hadees 366)
  17. Whoever recites the following supplication:
    Seventy angels will keep writing virtues for him for one
    thousand days. (Al-Mu’jam-ul-Awsat, vol. 1, pp. 82, Hadees 235)
  18. Recite Salat upon me, Allah will send mercy upon you.
    (Al-Kamil li Ibn ‘Adi, vol. 5, pp. 505)
  19. When you recite Salat upon the blessed Prophets
    , recite Salat upon me too; undoubtedly, I
    am the Rasool of the Rab of all the worlds.
    (Jam’-ul-Jawami’ lis-Suyuti, vol. 1, pp. 320, Hadees 2354)
  20. Whoever recited the Glorious Quran, glorified Allah,
    recited Salat upon the Prophet ( );furthermore, asked forgiveness from his Rab, has
    sought the goodness from its place.
    (Shu’ab-ul-Iman, vol. 2, pp. 373, Hadees 2084)
  21. Adorn your gatherings by reciting Salat upon me as this
    will be Noor [light] for you on the Day of Judgement.
    (Firdaus-ul-Akhbar, vol. 1, pp. 422, Hadees 3149)
  22. Recite Salat upon me abundantly on Friday night and on
    the day of Friday [from sunset on Thursday to sunset on
    Friday], because your Salat is presented to me.
    (Al-Mu’jam-ul-Awsat, vol. 1, pp. 84, Hadees 241)
  23. Recite Salat upon me abundantly on Friday night and on
    the day of Friday [from sunset on Thursday to sunset on
    Friday], because whoever does this, I will be his Intercessor
    and witness on the Day of Judgement.
    (Shu’ab-ul-Iman, vol. 3, pp. 111, Hadees 3033)
  24. When the day of Thursday approaches, Allah sends
    His angels, who have papers made of silver and pens made
    of gold. They write the names of those who recite Salat in
    abundance on Thursday and during Friday night [which
    begins after sunset on Thursday].
    (Ibn ‘Asakir, vol. 43, pp. 142)
  25. Whoever recites Salat upon me thousand times a day; he
    will not die until he sees his place in Jannah.
    (Attargheeb fi Fada`il-ul-A’maal, pp. 14, Hadees 19)
  26. Whoever recites Salat upon me fifty times a day; I will
    shake hands with him on the Day of Judgement.
    (Al-Qurbah Ila Rab-bil-‘Aalameen, pp. 90, Hadees 90)
  27. Whoever recites Salat upon me one time, Allah sends
    ten mercies upon him. And whoever recites Salat upon me
    ten times, Allah sends 100 blessings upon him and
    whoever recites Salat upon me 100 times, Allah willwrite between both of his eyes that he is free from hypocrisy
    and the hellfire; and Allah will keep him with the
    martyrs on the Day of Judgement.
    (Al-Mu’jam-ul-Awsat, vol. 5, pp. 252, Hadees 2735)
  28. Whoever recites Salat upon me once; Allah sends ten
    mercies upon him, forgives ten sins and elevates his rank
    by ten times.’ (Sunan Nasa`ee, pp. 222, Hadees 1294)
  29. [Sayyiduna] Jibra`eel (-.
    ) humbly said to me that
    Allah says: ‘O Muhammad ( ٖ )! Are
    you not pleased with this thing that when your Ummati
    sends Salam upon you one time, I send Salam upon him
    tenfold.’ (Sunan Nasa`ee, pp. 222, Hadees 1292)
  30. [The Noblest Prophet ٖ ] said to a person
    performing Salah followed by the glorification of Allah
    and the recitation of Salat: ‘Make Du’a [supplication], it
    will be answered; ask for, it will be granted.’
    (Sunan Nasa`ee, pp. 220, Hadees 1281)
  31. Whoever recites Salat upon me 200 times on Friday, his
    sins of 200 years will be forgiven.
    (Jam’-ul-Jawami’ lis-Suyuti, vol. 7, pp. 199, Hadees 22353)
  32. Whoever recites Salat upon me 100 times on Friday night
    and on the day of Friday [from sunset on Thursday to
    sunset on Friday], Allah will fulfil 100 of his needs,
    of which 70 are for the Hereafter and thirty are worldly.
    (Shu’ab-ul-Iman, vol. 3, pp. 111, Hadees 3035)
  33. Whoever recites Salat upon me 100 times on Friday;
    when he will come on the Day of Judgement, he will be accompanied by such a Noor [light] that if it is distributed
    amongst all the creatures, it will suffice all of them.
    (Hilyat-ul-Awliya, vol. 8, pp. 49)
  34. Whoever recites Salat upon me on Friday, I will intercede
    for him on the Day of Judgement.
    (Jam’-ul-Jawami’ lis-Suyuti, vol. 7, pp. 199, Hadees 22352)
  35. Recitation of Salat upon me is Noor [light] on the bridge
    of Siraat. Whoever recites Salat upon me 80 times on Friday,
    his sins of 80 years will be forgiven.
    (Ibid, vol. 2, pp. 408, Hadees 3814)
  36. Whoever recites Salat upon me one time, Allah sends
    ten blessings upon him. (Sahih Muslim, pp. 216, Hadees 408)
  37. The person closest to me on the Day of Judgement will be
    the one who would have recited Salat upon me abundantly
    in the world. (Sunan-ut-Tirmiżi, vol. 2, pp. 27, Hadees 484)
  38. Whoever recites Salat upon me once; Allah sends ten
    mercies upon him and writes ten virtuous deeds in his book
    of deeds. (Sunan-ut-Tirmiżi, vol. 2, pp. 28, Hadees 484)
  39. The angels keep sending mercies upon a Muslim until he
    continues to recite Salat upon me. Now, it is the person’s
    choice whether he recites less or more.
    (Sunan Ibn Majah, vol. 1, pp. 490, Hadees 907)
  40. [The Noblest Prophet ٖ ] said to a person
    performing Salah followed by the glorification of Allah
    and the recitation of Salat: ‘Make Du’a [supplication], it
    will be answered; ask for, it will be granted.’
    (Sunan Nasa`ee, pp. 220, Hadees 1281)

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