Hadith 29: Certainly, Fatimah, ‘Ali, Hassan, and Hussain are in a white dome in Paradise, the roof of which is the ‘arsh of al Rahman.

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Hadith 29

 

إن فاطمة وعليا والحسن والحسين في حظيرة القدس، في قبة بيضاء، سقفها عرش الرحمن.

Certainly, Fatimah, ‘Ali, Hassan, and Hussain are in a white dome in Paradise, the roof of which is the ‘arsh of al Rahman.

 

This hadith is narrated by ‘Umar, Abu Musa, and Abu Hurairah radiya Llahu ‘anhum.

 

The Hadith of ‘Umar

Ibn ‘Asakir and Ibn al Jawzi narrate — from Samanah ibn Hamdan ibn al Waddah ibn Hassan al Anbariyyah — my father narrated to me — from ‘Amr ibn Ziyad al Yunani — ‘Abdul ‘Aziz ibn Muhammad narrated to me — Zaid ibn Aslam informed me — from his father that ‘Umar ibn al Khattab said, “The Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said…”[1]

‘Amr ibn Ziyad al Thawbani is a kadhdhab (liar) and a wadda’ (fabricates hadith).

Samanah narrates false narrations from her father, from ‘Amr ibn Ziyad. It is as if the problem stems from ‘Amr, as al Dhahabi mentions.[2]

Al Khatib writes about Samanah’s father but he did not mention anything regarding his status as a narrator.[3]

 

The Hadith of Abu Musa

Al Suyuti says, “This hadith has another chain of transmission. Al Tabarani says: Abu al Zabya’ narrated to us — Zuhayr ibn ‘Abbad narrated to us — Waki’ narrated to us — from Sufyan al Thawri — from Abu Ishaq — from Jabbar al Ta’i, from Abu Musa who said that the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said, ‘Me, ‘Ali, Fatimah, Hassan, and Hussain will be in a dome under the ‘arsh on the Day of Judgement.’”[4]

Jabbar is da’if (weak).

Abu Ishaq al Sabi’i is a mudallis (obfuscates when he narrates) and is transmitting using the word ‘an (from). He commits serious errors.

 

The Hadith of Abu Hurairah

Abu Nuaim al Asbahani narrates — from Ya’qub ibn Dinar — Munabbih ibn ‘Uthman narrated to us — Ismail ibn ‘Ayyash narrated to us — I heard Yahya ibn ‘Abdullah narrating — from his father, “I heard Abu Hurairah…” then he mentioned a long hadith.[5]

Yahya ibn ‘Abdullah’s name is actually Yahya ibn ‘Ubaidullah (as quoted in al Ziyadat ‘Ala al Mawdu’at).[6] His name is ibn ‘Abdullah ibn Mawhib al Taymi al Madani. He narrates from his father. Ismail ibn ‘Ayyash narrates from him. He is matruk (suspected of forgery) and suspected of fabricating hadith.

Ismail ibn ‘Ayyash is da’if (weak) when he narrates from other than the people of Sham.

Al Dhahabi says Ya’qub ibn Dinar is unknown, but some have suspected him of fabricating hadith.[7]

 

In short, the version of ‘Umar and Abu Hurairah are wah (feeble) and saqit (wholly unreliable). The version of Abu Musa is da’if (weak).

 

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[1] Ibn ‘Asakir: Tarikh Dimashq, 13/229; ibn al Jawzi: Kitab al Mawdu’at, 2/3.

[2] Imam al Dhahabi: Mizan al I’tidal, 4/607.

[3] Al Khatib al Baghdadi: Tarikh Baghdad, 8/175.

[4] Imam al Suyuti: al La’ali al Masnu’ah, 1/359.

[5] Abu Nuaim al Asbahani: Fada’il al Khulafa’ al Rashidin, hadith no. 33.

[6] Abu Nuaim al Asbahani: Fada’il al Khulafa’ al Rashidin, hadith no. 263.

[7] Imam al Dhahabi: Mizan al I’tidal, 4/452.