Surah Al Kahf (Cave) (Arabic; الكهف) 18th chapter of the Holy Quran. The meaning of the word Kahf is the Cave. It was revealed to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in Mecca. There are 110 verses in Surah Al Kahf .
This surah brings together many amazing stories,
- Story of the cave
- Story of the man who owns two gardens
- Story Musa and Al-Khidr
- Story of Dhul Qarnain (The Righteous King)
Benefits Of Reciting Surah Al Kahf:
Reciting Surah Kahf on Jummah (Friday)
From Abu Sa’eed al-Khudri, who said: “Whoever reads Surat al-Kahf on the night of Jumu’ah, will have a light that will stretch between him and the Ancient House (the Kaaba).”( Saheeh al-Jaami, 6471)
Protection from dajjal
Prophet Muhammad ﷺ said:“ One who memorized the first ten verses of Surah al Kahf will be secure against the Dajjal.”(Muslim)
Forgiveness from Sins
Anyone who reads Surah Kahf on Friday then His sins between the two Fridays will be forgiven.
It was narrated that Ibn ‘Umar (may Allah be pleased with him) said: “The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: ‘Whoever reads Soorat al-Kahf on the day of Jumu’ah, a light will shine for him from beneath his feet to the clouds of the sky, which will shine for him on the Day of Resurrection, and he will be forgiven (his sins) between the two Fridays.’”Al-Mundhiri said this was narrated by Abu Bakr ibn Mardawayh in his Tafseer, with an isnaad with which there was nothing wrong. (al-Targheeb wa’l-Tarheeb, 1/298)
More Hadiths about Surah Al-Kahf:
Abu Darda’ reported Allah’s Apostle (ﷺ) as saying: If anyone learns by heart the first ten verses of the Soorah al-Kahf, he will be protected from the Dajjal.
Sahih Muslim 809a
Al-Bara’ reported that a person was reciting Surat al-Kahf and there was a horse tied with two ropes at his side, a cloud overshadowed him, and as it began to come nearer and nearer his horse began to take fright from it. He went and mentioned that to the Prophet (ﷺ) in the morning, and he (the Holy Prophet) said:
“That was tranquillity which came down at the recitation of the Qur’an.“
Sahih Muslim 795a
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