Fatwa: # 21442
Category: Quran
Country: South Africa
Date: 21st July 2012


Is there any virtue for reciting Surah Hud on Friday?


Assalamualaikum Hazrat Mufti Saheb

This is my second request, I am still waiting for reply on following question.

Question : Reading of Surah Hud on Fridays

Can you please advise us on reading Surah Hud on Fridays ?

Is there any authentic narration about reading Surah Hud on Fridays ? If so can you please reply in detail ?



Ahmed Saeed Chohan



In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

Rasullullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam) said:

  "اقرؤوا سورة هود يوم الجمعة"

 “Recite Surah Hud on the day of Jumu’ah (Friday)”

The above Hadeeth has been reported in the following books: Musnad al-Darami, 2/545, Hadeeth # 3400, Shu’ab al—Eeman, 2/472, Hadeeth # 2438, Al-Durr al-Manthoor, 3/346, Fadha’il Suwar al-Qur’an al-Kareem, Pg.255, Al-Salaam)

It is clear from the above Hadeeth that the recital of Surah Hud on a Friday has been established from the Hadeeth.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best 

Mawlana Ismail Desai,
Student Darul Iftaa
Durban, South Africa

Checked and Concurred by,
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Montréal, Canada




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1ثم قال: ظاهر الهداية أن الأعتبار لاعتقاد المقتدي و لا اعتبار لاعتقاد الامام. (رد المحتار، ج 2، ص 7، ايج ايم سعيد)

ورد بأن المعتبر في حق المقتدي رأي نفسه لا غيره (رد المحتار، ج 2، ص 8)


فتاوي محموديه، ج 10، ص 352، محموديه

و قال الحنفية: نية الرجل الامامة شرط لصحة اقتداء النساء ان كن وحدهن (الموسوعة الفقهية الكويتية، ج 6، ص 206، ادارة الشؤون الاسلامية)

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