Hadith 16: The epitome for the sahifah (book) of a believer is the love of ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib.

Hadith 15: Whoever parts from ‘Ali has parted from me. And whoever parts from me has parted from Allah.
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Hadith 17: “There is a station in Jannat (Paradise) named al Wasilah and it is designated for a particular Nabi; I hope I will be that Nabi. When you ask for it, ask it for me.”…
December 7, 2018

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Hadith 16


عنوان صحيفة المؤمن حب علي بن أبي طالب.

The epitome for the sahifah (book) of a believer is the love of ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib.


Al Khatib and others narrate — from Ahmed ibn Muhammad ibn Juri al ‘Ukbari in Baghdad — Ibrahim ibn ‘Abdullah ibn Mihran al Ramli narrated to us — Maymun ibn Mihran ibn Makhlad ibn Aban al Katib narrated to us — Abu al Nu’man ‘Arim ibn al Fadl narrated to us — Qudamah ibn al Nu’man narrated to us — from al Zuhri who said: ‘I heard Anas ibn Malik say: ‘By Allah, other than him whom there is no deity, indeed I heard the Messenger of Allah salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam say…’”[1]

Al Khatib says the hadith of Ibn Juri contains gharaʾib (oddities) and manakir (unacceptable elements).

Ibn al Jawzi says this hadith has no basis; Ibn Juri narrates from majahil (unknown narrators).

I do not know who the narrators between Ibn Juri and ‘Arim are.

Al Dhahabi and Ibn Hajar state: “Qudamah ibn al Nu’man from al Zuhri is unknown and the report is batil (false). Furthermore, the chain of transmission up to him is muzlim (murky).”[2]

Al Dhahabi states: “I do not know who fabricated it.”[3]

Al Albani says the hadith is batil (false).[4]

Al Suyuti also mentions the hadith.[5]


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[1] Al Khatib: Tarikh Baghdad, 4/410.

[2] Al Dhahabi: Mizan al I’tidal, 3/386; ibn Hajar: Lisan al Mizan, 4/471.

[3] Al Dhahabi: Talkhis al ‘Ilal, p. 83.

[4] Al Albani: Silsilat Ahadith al Da’ifah, 2/789.

[5] Al Suyuti: al Ziyadat ‘Ala al Mawdu’at, 1/265-266.

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