Fatwa: # 28377
Category: Hadith
Country: United States
Date: 20th February 2014


As salatu miraaj ul mumin


Is this saying a Hadith: "As salatu miraaj ul mumin" that "salat is the miraaj of a mumin". Is this a mawdoo hadith or is it an actual Hadith of the Prophet saw. I've herd this saying many times and somone told me it was not a Hadith. 


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

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

The statement As-salatu Mirajul Mumin is not a hadith[1]. However, the meaning of the statement is generally supported by other references of the Quran and Hadith  that salah is a means of communicating with Allah [2]

Abu Ali ad-Dagestani

Moscow, Russia

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai

[1]  اليواقيت الغالية (2/330)


[2] قال ملا علي القاري في المرقاة: وَلِهَذَا وَرَدَ: الصَّلَاةُ مِعْرَاجُ الْمُؤْمِنِ  1/55

قال ملا علي القاري في المرقاة(فَإِنَّمَا يُنَاجِي رَبَّهُ) ، أَيْ: يُخَاطِبُهُ بِلِسَانِ الْقَائِلِ كَالْقِرَاءَةِ وَالذِّكْرِ وَالدُّعَاءِ، وَبِلِسَانِ الْحَالِ كَأَنْوَاعِ أَحْوَالِ الِانْتِقَالِ، وَلِذَا قِيلَ: الصَّلَاةُ مِعْرَاجُ الْمُؤْمِنِ 2/624


قال ملا علي القاري في المرقاة إِنَّ الْمُصَلِّيَ يُنَاجِي رَبَّهُ) ، أَيْ: يُحَادِثُهُ وَيُكَالِمُهُ، وَهُوَ كِنَايَةٌ عَنْ كَمَالِ قُرْبِهِ الْمَعْنَوِيِّ؛ لِأَنَّ الصَّلَاةَ مِعْرَاجُ الْمُؤْمِنِ  2/702


قال الألوسي في " روح المعاني " : ولهذا ذكروا أن الصلاة معراج المؤمن

. وقال المناوي في " فيض القدير " : وهي معراج المؤمن .

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