Explanation of Sura Al-kahfPresentation Transcript
بسم ال الرحمن الرحيمThe Prophet (sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Whoever recited Soorat Al-Kahf in the same manner in which it was revealed, it will serve for him as a light on the Day of Judgment, from his domicile to Makkah. And whoever recited the last ten verses, and it happens that the Dajjaal should appear after that, Dajjaal will not be empowered over him.” Al-Haakim 1/564 & Adh-DhahabeeAbu Ad-Dardaa reported that the Messenger of Allaah (sallallaahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said, “Anyone who memorizes ten aayahs from the beginning of Soorat Al-Kahf will be protected from the Dajjaal.” Muslim, Riyaad As-Saaliheen by Imaam An-Nawawee 183 #1012 One narration says, “from the end of Soorat Al-Kahf”.
Soorat Al-Kahf= 4 stories The People The Owner of of the Cave the Two Gardens Moosaa & Khidr Dhul QarnaynThe story of the believing In approximately the When Moosaa was The story of the great The story of the man whoyoung men who were Allaah had blessed, but middle of the Soorah asked, ”Who is the most king that joined bothliving in a disbelieving comes the story of knowledgeable person in knowledge and strength, he forgot the One whocountry. They decided to Iblees - the one who the earth? He said, ”Me“ and traveled to all parts had blessed him,leave their homes and run pulls the strings of Then Allaah revealed to of the earth, helping transgressed and hadaway with their religion him that there was people and spreading doubts in his faith. He .fitnahafter a confrontation someone more .goodness didn‘t give thanks for thebetween them and their .knowledgeable than him blessings, even though W ill y o u t h e n.people He overcame the - .his friend reminded him t a k e h im a n d Allaah rewarded them - Moosaa traveled to - problem of Gog andwith the mercy of the cave h is o f f s p r in g a s meet him in order to Magog by building a dam Destruction of the crops - p ro te c to rs a nd learn from him how and care of the sun and was able to put to and harvest h e lp e r s r a t h e r sometimes we do not + work the strength of a + understand Allaah‘s They woke up to find - t h a n M e w h ile people who could hardly Regret after it was too - Wisdom but He is their village were all late the y a re .understand a word believers invariably Wise )i.e. – the e n e m ie s t o y o u )ship, the boy, the wall W h a t a n e v il is Trial of religion Trial of wealth and childrent h e e x c h a n g e Trial of knowledge Trial of authority fo r the .w r o n g d o e r s Aayah 50 Good companions Knowing the reality Humility Sincerity of life Boats of success Remembering the Calling to Allaah Hereafter
?What is the relationship of Soorat Al-Kahf to the Dajjaal :The Dajjaal will appear prior to the Day of Judgment with 4 trials• He will ask people to worship himinstead of Allaah Trial of religion• He will order the sky to rain, and he willtempt people with his wealth. Trial of wealth• He will try people with knowledge due towhat he reveals to people of news Trial of knowledge• He will control major parts of the Earth Trial of authority
The Boats of Success:Good CompanionshipAnd keep yourself )O Muhammad) patiently with those who call on their Lord )i.e. yourcompanions who remember their Lord with glorification, praising in prayers, etc., and otherrighteous deeds, etc.) morning and afternoon, seeking His Face, and let not your eyesoverlook them, desiring the pomp and glitter of the life of the world; and obey not him whoseheart We have made heedless of Our Remembrance, one who follows his own lusts andwhose affair )deeds) has been lost. Soorat Al-Kahf, aayah 28:Knowing the Realities of LifeAnd put forward to them the example of the life of this world, it is like the water )rain)which We send down from the sky, and the vegetation of the earth mingles with it,and becomes fresh and green. But )later) it becomes dry and broken pieces, whichthe winds scatter. And Alaah is Able to do everything. Soorat Al-Kahf, aayah 45
The Boats of SuccessHumilityHe )Moses) said: "If Allaah will, you will find me patient, and I will not disobey you inaught.” Soorat Al-Kahf, aayah 69SinceritySay )O Muhammad): "I am only a man like you. It has been inspired to methat your Ilaah )God) is One Ilaah. So whoever hopes for the meeting withhis Lord, let him work righteousness and associate none as a partner inthe worship of his Lord.” Soorat Al-Kahf, aayah 110 ”” اللهم نجنا من الفتن ما ظهر منها وما بطن Oh Allaah, save me from the trials, that which is obvious and that which is hidden“
. . . Finally Did you understand the secret of reading Soorat Al- Kahf every Friday? Did you realize it‘s place in helping us understand the trials of this life, and the way to be saved from them? Do you now know its great importance for us in guarding us from the Dajjaal? So . . .there is no room for negligence in reading it every Friday, and of course following its commands afterwards. Spread the word, as the one who guides togoodness is like one who does it….Anwar Syed Wa as-Salaamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh.