The Virtues Of Reciting Suratul Al-kahf On Friday.

All the praises and thanks be to Allah, who sent down to his slave (Muhammad, sal Allahu alaihi WA salam) the book (the Qur'an) and has not placed therein any crookedness. [ Al-kahf 18:1]

Different surahs exist in the holy Qur'an and these surahs has so much in them in terms of meaning. It is our duty to try our best and learn understand, recite, practise and to share the knowledge to others.

Al-kahf, named after the cave and the people of the cave. This surah is often played on our airwaves every Friday and many of us do read this surah on daily basis or weekly specially on friday. I particularly read it often, i love narrations.[/color]
The Stories in the Surah.[color=#000000]

1: A few believers fled a city for fear of been persecuted and took refuge in a cave, the sleepoff and later woke to found that the people of the city had become believers.

2:The verses 32-44 discuses a parable of two men, one who was blessed with gardens and the other the poor. The rich man did wrong by showing off is wealth and noble lineage and also telling the poor man "I am greater than you in wealth and men" his wealth was later destroyed and he later rectified is statement by saying Allah is indeed is Lord, there is no power except with Allah. [Al-kahf 18:38] .

3: The third story in the surah is that of Musa or Mosses ( may peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) traveling to gain knowledge from another servant of Allah even has a nahbi, Allah made him search for knowledge.

4: This is story of Dhul-Qarnayn a very wealthy and powerful man who never abused the power because of the fear of Allah. He governed according to the wish of Allah.[/color]

What are the benefits of reciting suratul Al-kahf? [color=#000000]

According to a narration from Abu Saee'd Al khudri who said " who ever reads surah kahf on Friday, light shall shine forth for him from that friday to another "

Another narration says "The one who reads and understand it with firm conviction and believe will be protected from the trial of dajjal" dajjal means and include

1: A test from people to take away our faith and religion from us
2: The test of wealth, the will come and say worship me and you will never go hungry, i will make you rich.
3: The test of knowledge ( in that what is right will be considered wrong and what is wrong right and it would be believed.
4: The test of power ( where people would love to be powerful and want to command authority so the begin to worship the devil because the dajjal will instruct them to do that.

Protections, power authority and kingdom will be for Allah alone La ilaha ill-Allah none has the right to be worshipped but Allah! Jummah Mubarak!