Dear Madani children! Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ has blessed His every Nabi with a pleasant voice. Let’s read about the pleasant voice of one of the blessed Ambiya, Sayyiduna Dawood عَـلَيْـهِ الـصَّلٰوة ُ وَالـسَّلَام.
Pleasant voice – A favour from Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ
Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ has stated:
وَ لَقَدْ اٰتَیْنَا دَاوٗدَ مِنَّا فَضْلًاؕ-
Translation from Kanz-ul-Iman: And indeed We gave Dawood the great excellence from Us.
(Part 22, Surah Saba, Ayah 10)
According to an opinion, “great excellence” in this Ayah refers to the pleasant voice and Sayyiduna Dawood’s other unique qualities. (Khaazin, vol. 3, pp. 517)
Marvels of charismatic voice
Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ had bestowed “blessed Zaboor” upon Sayyiduna Dawood عَـلَيْـهِ الـصَّلٰوة ُ وَالـسَّلَام. When Sayyiduna Dawood عَـلَيْـهِ الـصَّلٰوة ُ وَالـسَّلَام would recite Zaboor, human beings, jinns, animals, birds, etc., would gather for listening to the recitation, and the wind would stop. Many people would depart this life, being overwhelmed by the pleasure [they gained] from his voice.
Sayyiduna Wahb Bin Munabbih رَحْمَةُ اللهِ تَعَالٰی عَلَيْه has stated: Everything which would listen to the recitation of Zaboor in Sayyiduna Dawood’s voice would start swaying. (Mawsu’ah Ibn Abid Dunya, vol. 3, pp. 244, Raqm 372)
Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah Bin ‘Abbas رَضِیَ الـلّٰـهُ تَعَالٰی عَـنْهُمَا has stated: Sayyiduna Dawood عَـلَيْـهِ الـصَّلٰوة ُ وَالـسَّلَام would recite Zaboor in 70 recitation styles. His Qira`at [recitation] would have such [great] effect that even a person suffering from fever would start swaying out of happiness. (‘Umda-tul-Qaari, vol. 13, pp. 566)
Listening to the pleasant recitation of Sayyiduna Dawood عَـلَيْـهِ الـصَّلٰوة ُ وَالـسَّلَام, the animals, birds and even mountains would start doing Tasbih. When the mountains would do Tasbih, clear voice of Tasbih would come [from them]. (Qurtubi, Juz: 14, vol. 7, pp. 195)
When the Heaven dwellers will enter Heaven, Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ will say to Sayyiduna Dawood عَـلَيْـهِ الـصَّلٰوة ُ وَالـسَّلَام, ‘O Dawood! I order you to stand on the Mimber (pulpit) and recite ten Surahs of Zaboor to My beloved bondmen!’ Therefore, Sayyiduna Dawood عَـلَيْـهِ الـصَّلٰوة ُ وَالـسَّلَام will come on the Mimber and recite [Surahs]. The Heaven dwellers will gain such great pleasure by listening to that recitation which they will not have gained even by listening to the poems [recited] by the Hoors [Houris] of Paradise. The Heaven dwellers will start swaying with pleasure [gained] from the recitation. In [terms of] pleasantness, the voice of Sayyiduna Dawood عَـلَيْـهِ الـصَّلٰوة ُ وَالـسَّلَام will be equal to the sound of 90 flutes. (Qurra-tul-‘Uyoon, pp. 407)
Dear Madani children! When the speechless animals and lifeless mountains can do Tasbih of Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ, we should also do Tasbih (i.e. state the glory of Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ) frequently. Let’s make an intention that as far as possible, we will refrain from useless conversation and remain busy doing Wird of ‘اَللہ اَللہ’, ‘سُبْحٰنَ اللہ’, ‘اَلْحَمْدُلِلّٰہ’, ‘اَللہُ اَکْبَر’ and Salat-‘Alan-Nabi, etc., اِنْ شَــآءَالـلّٰـه عَزَّوَجَلَّ.
Zikr-o-Durood her ghari Wird-e-zaban rahay
Mayri fuzool go`ee ki ‘aadat nikal do
(Wasail-e-Bakhshish, pp. 305)
 Ash-Shumaail-ul-Muhammadiyyah lit-Tirmizi, pp. 183, Hadees 303
 Part 6, Surah An-Nisa, Ayah 163
 Ar-Risala-tul-Qushayriyyah, pp. 367
 Ar-Raud-ul-Faaiq, pp. 72; summarized
 ‘Ajaaib-ul-Quran, pp. 371; summarized