I Have Become Old and Weak

I Have Become Old and Weak

Translated

By

Abbas Abu Yahya

From Umm Hani bint Abu Talib who said: ‘The Messenger of Allaah walked past me so I said: ‘Indeed I have become old and weak – or something similar to this – then he ordered me with an action which I should do while I am sitting. He ﷺ said:

‘Say Subhana Allaah one hundred times, indeed it is equivalent to freeing one hundred slaves from the offspring of Isma’eel.

And say Alhamdulillaah one hundred times, it is the equivalent to one hundred horses saddled with reins ready to carry a person in the path of Allaah.

And say Allaahu akbar one hundred times, since it is the equivalent to one hundred camels slaughtered for the sake of Allaah.

And say La illaah ila Allaah one hundred times, Ibn Khalf (the narrator from Aasim) said: I think he said: it fills what is between the heavens and the earth and on that day no one will have an action raised except the one who came with the like of it.’

Al-Mundhari said: Ahmad collected it with a HasanIsnad and Al-Albaani declared its IsnadHasan.

For further explanation see:
https://followingthesunnah.com/2011/04/14/part-one-the-excellence-of-the-four-statements/#_ftn3

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