An Invocation

Muhammad b. Yusuf al-Mu’adhdhin, who performed the call to prayer in the mosque in Samarra, narrated from Muhammad b. ‘Abd Allah b. Zabad from Muhammad b. Bakr al-Azdi from Abu ‘Abd Allah, peace he upon him, who recommended to his companions and followers who were ill to take a new pitcher and put water in it, having drawn the water themselves. They should recite the sura al-Qadr (97) slowly over the water thirty times, then drink from that, perform the ablution with it, and wipe themselves with it. Whenever it is used, there will be an increase in it, and that will not occur for three days without Allah, the Exalted, curing them of that illness.