‘Ali is my root and Jafar is my branch

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‘Ali is the best in judgment of my ummah as far the Book of Allah is concerned. So whoever loves me should love him
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 ‘Ali is my root and Jafar is my branch

 

علي أصلي و جعفر فرعي

‘Ali is my root and Jafar is my branch

 

The narration is da’if. There are many majhul narrators therein.

 

Abdullah ibn Muawiyah

  • Majhul al hal (condition unknown) in narrating.
  • Ibn Hazm commented on him, “He had a corrupt religion, a muattil[1]. Accompanied the atheists.”

 

Salih ibn Muawiyah

  • Has no documented biography.

 

Muhammad ibn Ismail ibn Jafar

  • Majhul

As a result, al Haythami remarked, “There are narrators therein who I do not recognise.”[2]

 

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[1] One who denies Allah of all His attributes.

[2] Majma’ al Zawa’id vol. 9 pg. 273.

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