Wonders of Number Seven (7) in Islam

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Wonders of Number Seven (7) in Islam, Dear Islamic siblings! Marvels of digit seven are spread from the introduction of creation to when individuals will enter Paradise and Hell! Numerous Ahadees and maxims of devout archetypes have been referenced in various manners about the digit seven. We should build our insight about it:

Digit seven and platitudes of Holy Prophet صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم

The Beloved Rasool صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم has referenced the digit seven in various Ahadees. For instance:

  •  The Beloved Rasool صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم has said: I have been told to perform Sajdah on seven bones. (Muslim, pp. 200, Hadees 490)
  •  The Beloved Rasool صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم has said: May the person who has seen me and had faith in me get uplifting news once. May the person who will have confidence in me without seeing me get uplifting news multiple times. (Sahih Ibn-e-Habbaan, vol. 9, pp. 178, Hadees 7188)

Hakeem-ul-Ummat Mufti Ahmed Yar Na’eemi رَحْمَةُ اللّٰهِ عَلَيْه has said: The number seven is certainly not a drawn line however an outflow of plenitude, for example, endless favors and great bits of information are for individuals who will put stock in me without seeing me and will get given to me simply by hearing my name. (Mirat-ul-Manajih, vol. 8, pp. 594)

  • ٭ The Beloved Rasool صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم has said: Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ will make seven channels among Hell and the individual who goes with his Muslim sibling to satisfy his need and afterward satisfies his need. The distance between two of these channels will be equivalent to the distance between the earth and the sky. (Musu’at Ibn Abi Duniya, vol. 4, pp. 167, Hadees 35)
  • ٭ The Beloved Rasool صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم has said: Hell says for the individual who looks for insurance from it multiple times: Oh Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ! Your (this and that) bondman has looked for assurance from me, so give him insurance! Furthermore, Paradise says for the individual who looks for it multiple times: Oh Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ! Your (this and that) bondman has looked for me, so cause him to enter Paradise. (Attargheeb Wattarheeb, vol. 4, pp. 243, Raqm 3)
  • ٭ The Beloved Rasool صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم has said: The person who visits a particularly wiped out individual who isn’t bound to death [at that time] and presents these words multiple times: ‘اَسْأَلُ اﷲَ الْعَظِیْمَ رَبَّ الْعَرْشِ الْعَظِیْمِ اَنْ یَّشْفِیْکَ’, for example ‘I ask from the Greatest, Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ, the Owner of the incredible seat that He عَزَّوَجَلَّ fixes you.’ Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ will favor him with great well-being. (Abu Dawood, vol. 3, pp. 251, Hadees 3160)
  • ٭ The Beloved Rasool صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم has said: When you have completed the Fajr Salah so prior to bantering, recount these words multiple times ‘اَللّٰہُمَّ اَجِرْ نِـیْ مِنَ النَّارِ’ Translation: Oh Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ! Save me from the Hellfire. At that point on the off chance that you spend away that day, Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ will compose security for you from Hell. Also, when you have completed the Maghrib Salah, so prior to talking, present similar words ‘اَللّٰہُمَّ اَجِرْ نِـیْ مِنَ النَّارِ’ Translation: Oh Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ! Save me from the Hellfire. At that point on the off chance that you die during the evening, Allah Almighty will compose security for you from Hell. (Abu Dawood, vol. 4, pp. 451, Hadees 5079)

for example, present this Du’a multiple times without conversing with anybody about common undertakings subsequent to playing out the Maghrib Salaah. Discussing common issues diminishes the lowliness and commitment that create during Salah and reduces the adequacy of Salah on the tongue. Certain Du’as are, hence, are dependent upon the condition that one ought not to discuss common undertakings while presenting those Du’as, even one ought not to discuss common issues while recounting the Holy Quran and discussing Du’as. Common undertakings ought not to be examined during Wudu by the same token. The motivation behind why ‘multiple times’ is explicit is on the grounds that Hell has seven entryways and by the righteousness of the endowments of presenting the Du’a multiple times, Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ will close the seven entryways. Each number will fill in as a lock اِنْ شَــآءَالـلّٰـه! (Mirat-ul-Manajih, vol. 4, pp. 15) Wonders of Number Seven (7) in Islam

Number seven and expressions of devout archetypes

Miracles of the digit seven have been referenced in numerous idioms of favored mates and devout archetypes other than favored Ahadees:

  • Sayyiduna Abdullah Bin Abbas رَضِىَ اللّٰهُ عَـنْهُمَا has said: Surely Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ is One and He عَزَّوَجَلَّ likes odd numbers. Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ has made the times of the world such that they rotate around seven. He عَزَّوَجَلَّ has made people from seven things; He has made our food from seven things; He has made seven skies above us and seven earths underneath us; He عَزَّوَجَلَّ has made seven oceans; the Quranic stanza which is presented over and over (Surah Fatihah) contains seven stanzas. In the Holy Quran, Nikah has been proclaimed to be disallowed and Haram with seven sorts of blood relations. Legacy has been fixed for seven sorts of beneficiaries in the Holy Quran. The Beloved Rasool صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم performed Tawaf around the Kaaba multiple times. He صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم performed Sa’ee among Safa and Marwah multiple times and he صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم played out the Rami of Jamaraat with seven rocks also. (Hilyat-ul-Awliya, vol. 1, pp. 392, Raqm 1123, Al-Raud-ul-Fa’iq, pp. 50)
  • Sayyiduna Ibn Abbas رَضِىَ اللّٰهُ عَـنْهُمَا has said: In Paradise, researchers will be multiple times higher in position than regular adherents, and between every two levels there is the distance of an excursion of 500 years. (Qut-ul-Quloob, vol. 1, pp. 241)
  • Sayyiduna Abu Darda رَضِىَ اللّٰهُ عَـنْهُ has said: Whoever presents this multiple times every day:

فَاِنْ تَوَلَّوْا فَقُلْ حَسْبِیَ اللّٰهُ ﱙ لَاۤ اِلٰهَ اِلَّا هُوَؕ-عَلَیْهِ تَوَكَّلْتُ وَ هُوَ رَبُّ الْعَرْشِ الْعَظِیْمِ۠

At that point in the event that they dismiss, so say you (O Beloved) that, ‘Allah is adequate for me; there is nobody deserving of love with the exception of Him; just in Him have I trusted, and He is The Owner of the Great Throne.’

Kanz-ul-Iman [translation of Quran] (Part 11, Surah Al-Taubah, Ayah 129)

Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ will be adequate for him in every one of the issues concerning the Hereafter whether he is honest or a liar.

  • Sayyiduna Jalaluddin Suyuti Shafi’i رَحْمَةُ الـلّٰـهِ عَـلَيْه has portrayed that favored sidekicks عَـلَيْهِمُ الرِّضْوَان would offer food to individuals in the interest of the expired for seven days. (Al-Hawi Lil-Fatawa, vol. 2, pp. 223)
  • A’la Hadrat رَحْمَةُ الـلّٰـهِ عَـلَيْه has said: The digit seven is among the best numbers. (Fatawa Razawiyyah, vol. 6, pp. 232) At somewhere else he has said: The number seven has an extraordinary nature of eliminating troubles and catastrophes. During the last sickness, the Beloved Rasool صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم said: Pour the water one me from the seven Mashkeezahs [Mashkeezah: little calfskin pack for conveying water] which are tied from the top. It is expressed in Sahih-ul-Bukhari that Sayyidatuna Aaishah رَضِیَ اللّٰهُ عَنْهَا has described: When the Beloved Rasool صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم went to my home, his ailment strengthened. He صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم said, ‘Pour the water from the seven Mashkeezahs – whose bunches had not been loosened – on me.’ (Bukhari, vol. 3, pp. 155, Hadees 4442, Fatawa Razawiyyah, vol. 24, pp. 183; summed up) A’la Hadrat رَحْمَةُ الـلّٰـهِ عَـلَيْه has additionally expressed: The secret and shrewdness behind the digit seven are that it has extraordinary adequacy in warding off the hurtful impact of sorcery and toxic substance. A favored Hadees has demonstrated that whoever eats seven Ajwah dates in the first part of the day won’t experience the ill effects of toxic substance and sorcery that day. (Bukhari, vol. 3, pp. 540, Hadees 5445, Fatawa Razawiyyah, vol. 24, pp. 183) Wonders of Number Seven (7) in Islam

Technique for making the homegrown agreement

  • A’la Hadrat رَحْمَةُ الـلّٰـهِ عَـلَيْه has said: For making congruity among the relatives, present ‘یَاوَدُوْدُ’ 1,000 and multiple times on Lahori salt after Jumu’ah [Friday] Salah. Recount favored Durood when multiple times. Whenever this is done, don’t put the utensil containing the salt on the floor (place it on a table or in a cabinet or at any higher spot with deference). Use this salt in the dishes made at home for seven days. Everybody ought to eat this food and Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ will make concordance among them. Discuss it for seven days each Friday. (Fatawa Razawiyyah, vol. 26, pp. 612) Wonders of Number Seven (7) in Islam

Different marvels of number seven

The Surahs in the Quran that start with ‘ñ’ or ‘h’ or سَبِّحِ اسْمَ رَبِّكَ الْاَعْلَىۙ(۱) or “‘سُبْحٰنَ’ are seven: (Surah Isra, Hadeed, Hashr, Saf, Jumu’ah, Taghabun and A’la)

  • The Surahs starting with Huruf-e-Muqatta’at are seven ‘حٰمٓ’. (Surah Mumin, Haa-Meem, As-Sajdah, Ash-Shura, Ad-Dukhaan, Al-Jasiyah, Al-Ahqaaf)
  • The Holy Quran contains seven Manzils (There are three Surahs in the principal Manzil, five in the second Manzil, seven in the third Manzil, nine in the fourth Manzil, eleven in the fifth Manzil, thirteen in the 6th Manzil, and in the seventh Manzil, (there are 66 Surahs) from Surah Qaaf as far as possible). Favored buddies رَضِیَ اللّٰهُ عَنْهُم separated the Quran in a similar way and this is the way they would recount it. (Ihya-ul-‘Uloom, vol. 1, pp. 367)
  • The Beloved Rasool صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم had seven youngsters – three children and four little girls.
  • Hell has seven levels. Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ will isolate the adherents of Satan into seven gatherings and will put each gathering in one of the degrees of Hell. Since the degrees of mistrust and sins are extraordinary, the levels they will be put in will be unique. It has likewise been said that these seven levels have been made by the seven pieces of a human body specifically, eyes, ears, tongue, stomach, private parts, hands, and feet. All these are the fundamental driver of sins and therefore there are seven ways to acquire them. (Hashiya-tus-Saawi ‘Alal-Jalalayn, Al-Hijr, Taht-al-Ayah, 44, vol. 3, pp. 1043; Mukashafat-ul-Quloob, pp. 190)

May Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ increment our insight and great deeds!

 صَلَّى  اللّٰهُ  عَلَيۡهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّماٰمِيۡن   بِجَاهِ   النَّبِيِّ  الۡاَمِيۡن

Wonders of Number Seven (7) in Islam

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