Pluck from the Fruits of Jannah

This entry is part 1 of 12 in the series Virtues and Etiquettes of Visiting the Sick

fruit treeعَن ثَوبَانَ رَضِيَ اللهُ عَنهُ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَليهِ وَسَلَّمَ : إنَّ الْمُسْلِمَ إذَا عَادَ أَخَاهُ الْمُسْلِمَ لَمْ يَزَلْ فِي خُرْفَةِ الْجَنَّةِ حَتَّى يَرْجِعَ  (مسلم 2/318)

Hadhrat Thaubaan (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said:  “The one who visits his Muslim brother (who is sick) continues plucking from the fruits of Jannah from the time he sets out until he returns.”

Immerse Yourself in the Mercy of Allah Ta’ala

This entry is part 2 of 12 in the series Virtues and Etiquettes of Visiting the Sick

seaعَن جَابِرٍ رَضِيَ اللهُ عَنهُ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَسَلّمَ: مَن عَادَ مَرِيضًا لَم يَزَلْ يَخُوضُ الرَّحْمَةَ حَتَى يَجْلِسَ فَإِذَا جَلَسَ اِغْتَمَسَ فِيهَا . رواه مالك وأحمد (مشكوة المصابيح 1/138)

Hadhrat Jaabir (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: "When a person goes to visit the sick he enters into the rahmah (mercy) of Allah Ta’ala. Thereafter, when he sits with the sick person, he is completely covered in the rahmah (mercy) of Allah Ta’ala."

Build a Palace in Jannah

This entry is part 3 of 12 in the series Virtues and Etiquettes of Visiting the Sick

Musjidul Haramعَنْ أَبِي هُرَيرَةَ رَضِيَ اللهُ عَنهُ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَسَلَّمَ : مَنْ عَادَ مَرِيضًا نَادَى مُنَادٍ فِي السَّمَاءِ : طِبْتَ وَطَابَ مَمْشَاكَ وَتَبَوَّأْتَ مِنَ الْجَنَّةِ مَنْزِلاً . (ابن ماجه ص104)

Hadhrat Abu Hurayrah (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: Whosoever visits a sick person, an angel calls out from the sky: “May you remain in ease and comfort. How excellent is your walking (to meet your brother and show concern for him) and (through this action) you have built (for yourself) a palace in Jannah.”

Safety From Jahannum

This entry is part 4 of 12 in the series Virtues and Etiquettes of Visiting the Sick

safetyعَن أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ  رَضِيَ اللهُ عَنهُ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ صَلَى اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَسَلَّمَ مَنْ تَوَضَّأَ فَأَحْسَنَ الْوُضُوءَ وَعَادَ أَخَاهُ الْمُسْلِمَ مُحْتَسِبًا بُوْعِدَ مِنْ جَهَنَّمَ مَسِيرَةَ سَبْعِينَ خَرِيفًا. (أبو داود ص441)

Hadhrat Anas (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “The one who makes a perfect wudhu (i.e. through fulfilling all the sunan and mustahabbaat of wudhu) and sets out to visit his sick Muslim brother with the hope of receiving the rewards for visiting the sick, such a person will be kept away from Jahannum the distance of seventy years.

Earn the Duaa of Seventy Thousand Angels

This entry is part 5 of 12 in the series Virtues and Etiquettes of Visiting the Sick

streamعَن عَلِي رَضِيَ اللهُ عَنهُ سَمِعتُ رَسُولَ اللهِ صَلىَّ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ سَلَّمَ يَقُولُ مَا مِن مُسْلِمٍ يَعُودُ مُسْلِمًا غَدْوَةً إلاَّ صَلَّى عَلَيهِ سَبْعُونَ أَلْفَ مَلَكٍ حَتَّى يُمْسِىَ وَإِنْ عَادَهُ عَشِيَّةً إِلَّا صَلَّى عَلَيهِ سَبْعُونَ أَلْفَ مَلَكٍ حَتَى يُصْبِحَ وَكَانَ لَهُ خَرِيفٌ فِي الْجَنَّةِ (الترمذي  1/116)

Hadhrat Ali (Radhiallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “The one who visits a sick person in the morning, seventy thousand angels invoke Allah Ta’ala’s mercy for him until the evening, and the one who visits a sick person in the evening, seventy thousand angels invoke Allah Ta’ala’s mercy for him until the morning, and he will receive a garden in Paradise.