1. What is tasbeeh-e-faatimi?

2. When should it be read?

3. What is the virtue of tasbeeh-e-faatimi?


1. Tasbeeh-e-Faatimi is to recite 33 times ‘Subhaanallah’, 33 times ‘Alhamdulillah’ ,34 times ‘Allahu Akbar’

2. It is sunnah to recite Tasbeeh-e-Faatimi after the fard salaah and before retiring to bed.

3. Hadhrat Ka’b bin Ujrah (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “The prescribed tasbeehaat (i.e. Tasbeeh-e-Faatimi) that should be recited after the fardh salaah are such that the one who recites it will never be at a loss. The tasbeeh is to recite Subhaanallah 33 times, Alhamdulillah 33 times and Allahu Akbar 34 times.”

To view other virtues of Tasbeeh-e-Faatimi, refer to  http://ihyaauddeen.co.za/?p=2853 and http://ihyaauddeen.co.za/?p=8327.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

عن كعب بن عجرة رضي الله عنه عن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال معقبات لا يخيب قائلهن أو فاعلهن دبر كل صلاة مكتوبة ثلاث وثلاثون تسبيحة وثلاث وثلاثون تحميدة وأربع وثلاثون تكبيرة (مسلم رقم 596)

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)