The Hadeeth: “Anyone who recites Ayaatul-Kursee after each Salaah …”

Question 40: It is related on the authority of Aboo Hurayrah (may Allaah be pleased with him) that the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) said:  Anyone who recites Aayat-ul-Kursee (the Qur’aanic Verse of Allaah’s Chair, Soorah Al-Baqarah, 2:255) after each Salaah (Prayer) will have nothing to stand between them and entering Jannah (Paradise) except death.  Was this Hadeeth authentically reported from the Prophet (peace be upon him)?

Answer: Al-Nasaa’ee and Ibn Hibbaan related on the authority of Aboo Umamah (may Allaah be pleased with him) that the Prophet (peace be upon him) said: Anyone who recites Aayat-ul-Kursee after each obligatory Salaah will have nothing to stand between them and entering Jannah except death. This Hadeeth was only narrated by Muhammad ibn Humayd in some point in the chain of narration… read more here.