Friday, the best day of the week, is the day when Allah SWT showers His especial mercies over Muslims. It is the most beneficial day than any other day as rewards are increased on this day. Muslims gather to offer Jummah prayer and khutbahs are delivered in every mosque on Fridays. Our beloved Prophet Muhammad PBUH used to celebrate this day and declared Friday as weekly eid.
We will describe some blessings that one can get on Fridays as follows:
The blessings of Allah SWT granted on Fridays are uncountable one of them being the Jummah prayer.
Guard against Dajjal
Reading Surah Kahf serves as a protection against evils of Dajjal.
Significant of all Days
The importance of this day can be understood through this saying of Prophet Muhammad PBUH.
Day of Gathering
Jumuah is derived from the Arabic word Al-Jam that means ‘to gather’. It is obligatory for Muslim men to gather on this day for His worship mentioned in Quran as:
Angels wait for the arrival of people
The angels sit on ways and wait for the Muslims to arrive for Jummah prayer.
A special hour of Friday
There is an hour of the day in which all supplications get accepted.
Best day for giving Charity
The charity on this day carries more virtue than any other day.
Believers will see Allah SWT
The true believers of Islam will see Allah SWT on Jummah.
Day of Celebration
Friday is the day of Eid for Muslims.
Sins are forgiven
On Friday the sins are forgiven of the Muslims.
The reward of Fasting of a Year
Muslims who walk to attend Friday sermon get the reward of praying qiyam and fasting for a full year.
Protection from the Trial of Grave
If a Muslim dies on the night or day of Friday he gets protected from the trials of the grave.
Day of sending Durood
There are countless blessings and rewards for those who send Durood on Prophet Muhammad PBUH.
More significant than two eids
Friday is more significant than Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Ad’ha in the sight of Allah SWT.
Lustrous Day and Night
Prophet Muhammad PBUH stated the importance of Friday as:
Heat of Hell
The heat of hell will not increase on Fridays.
Sins of previous week forgiven
The one who will do the following acts will be forgiven sins of a week.
Friday Prayer over Business
Allah SWT prefers Jummah prayer over Business.
A Light from Allah SWT
This is rewarded to those who recite Surah Kahaf on Fridays.
Greatest Verse of Quran Revealed
Following verse was revealed on Friday.
Many scholars have a consensus over this:
Day of Purification from Sins
I spent with its true spirit, the holy hours of this sacred day can surely help you cleanse off all minor sins in abundance.