Surah Kahf (The Cave)
Surah Kahf is Makki Surah. It was revealed in Makkah before hijrah in Medina. It has 110 verses. It is very effective Surah. This is the only Surah which had 70.000 angels come with it at the time of revelation.
The following are some of the sayings of the Holy Prophet PBUH regarding the virtues and properties of Surah Al-Kahf.
Bara Bin Azib narrated that, Asid ibn Hafir once recited Surah Al-Kahf in his house during the time of the Holy Prophet PBUH. A horse was tied to his house. When he heard the recitation, he shook his legs and neck with joy. A cloud came over the house and cast a shadow. He told it to the Holy Prophet PBUH. So, the Holy Prophet PBUH replies, “Recite Surah Al-Kahf.” This is ‘Sakina’ means you will get peace from it and it was revealed by him in the Quran.
Abu Darda narrated that, The Holy Prophet PBUH said: “Whoever recites the first ten verses of Surah Al-Kahf he will be safe from the temptation of Dajjal”.
Abu Darda narrated that, The Holy Prophet PBUH said: “Whoever memorizes the first ten verses of Surah Al-Kahf he will be safe from the temptation of Dajjal”.
Abu Darda narrated that, The Holy Prophet PBUH said: “Whoever recites the last ten verses of Surah Al-Kahf he will be safe from the temptation of Dajjal”.
Madh Bin Anas Narrated that. The Holy Prophet PBUH said: “Whoever recites Surah Al-Kahf first and foremost he will be enlightened”. Whoever will complete recite it. There will be light between the earth and the sky for him.
Abdullah Bin Umar narrated that, The Holy Prophet PBUH said: “Whoever recite Surah Al-Kahf on Friday on the Day of Judgement there will be light for him in the heavens and the earth and the sins between the two Fridays will be forgiven”.
Syed Al-Khudri said: “Whoever recites Surah Al-Kahf on Friday there will have light up to Bait-ul-Allah”.
Imam Hussain said: “Whoever recites Surah Al-Kahf on Friday he will be safe from every fitnah for the whole week”.
This surah is Very effective for repays the debt to stop the enemy’s tongue, Poverty, Salvation from the oppressor and Safety in pregnancy. An Islamic scholar says that to get rid of debt After the Friday prayers he should sit in the mosque and recite this Surah sincerely recite 1 time and then prostrate and pray to Let him get rid of the debt from Allah SWT. Inshallah, the prayer will be accepted Keep reading every Friday until there is no way to get out of debt.
For the safety of pregnancy a woman should recite after fajr prayers for 40 days Inshallah, her pregnancy will be safe. If a person or woman recite this Surah Once a month and blow on water the four corners of the roof of your house. So the house will be safe from the attack of demons and devils.
There are many benefits to recite this surah If this verse is recited before the intention then Allah SWT, by his mercy will fulfill that intention. Recitation of this Surah once a day for the sake of Allah SWT will increase faith And the heart is enlightened by the light of Allah.