|Other names||Winds Sent Forth, The Loosed Ones, Those Sent Forth, Dispatched|
|No. of Rukus||2|
|No. of verses||50|
|No. of words||181|
|No. of letters||841|
Hadith (حديث) is literally “speech”; recorded saying, tradition, or orthopraxy of Muhammad validated by isnad; with sira these comprise the sunnah and reveal shariah and tafsir is the Arabic word for exegesis of the Qur'an. The first and foremost exegesis of Quran is found in hadith of Muhammad thus making it important to consider the hadith related to a particular surah when studying it.
- Abdullah ibn Masud was a ṣaḥābī or companion of Muhammad, and an early convert to Islam, narrates that this surah was revealed while he as in a cave at Mina, Saudi Arabia with Muhammad and records an incident of a snaking leaping on them while both remained safe.
- Ibn ‘Abbas narrated this Surat was the last thing that Umm Al-Fadl (his mother) she heard from Muhammad. He recited it in the Maghrib prayer. Both Al-Bukhari and Sahih Muslim recorded this report in the Two Sahihs by way of Malik.
- Sahabah report that Muhammad used to recite surahs An-Naba (78) and al-Mursalat (77) in one rak'ah, and surahs Ad-Dukhan (44) and At-Takwir (81) in one rak'ah.
- Al-Mursalat at Sacred Texts
- Al-Bukhari Fath Al-Bari 4:42
- Fath Al-Bari 2:287
- In a report from Imam Malik on the authority of Ibn ‘Abbas, he narrated that Umm Al-Fadl (his mother) heard him (Ibn Abbas) reciting: ‘By the Mursalat’ so she said, “O my son! You reminded me with your recitation of this Surat. Verily, it is the last thing I heard from the Messenger of Allah.
- Ahmed 6:338
- Translation of Malik's Muwatta, Book 3; Section: The Call to Prayer; Section: The Recitation of Qur'an in the Maghrib and lsha Prayers; Book 3, Number 3.6.25
- Sunan Abu-Dawud, Book 6, Number 1391:
- Sunan Abu-Dawud, Book 6: Prayer (Kitab Al-Salat): Detailed Injunctions about Ramadan' Book 6, Number 1391.
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