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Hadith 17

 

في الجنة درجة تسمى الوسيلة، وهي لنبي، وأرجو أن أكون أنا، فإذا سألتموها فاسألوها لي، فقالوا: من يسكن معك فيها يا رسول الله؟ قال: فاطمة، وبعلها، والحسن والحسين  رضي الله عنهما.

“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.”

They said: “Who will reside inside of it with you, O Messenger of Allah?”

He said: “Fatimah and her husband, al Hassan and al Hussain radiya Llahu ‘anhum.”

 

Ibn al Maghazili narrates — from ‘Abdul Hamid Abu Sa’id (ibn Bahr)Sharik narrated to us — from Abu Ishaq — from al Harith — from ‘Ali who said: ‘The Messenger of Allah salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said…’”[1]

This hadith is batil (false).

It is not permissible to use ‘Abdul Hamid ibn Bahr as a valid form of proof, he is guilty of saraqat al hadith[2] (appropriating hadith).

Sharik is sayyiʾ al hifz (possesses a weak memory).

Abu Ishaq al Sabi’i is a mudallis[3] (obfuscates when he narrates) and a mukhtalit (commits serious errors).

Al Harith al A’war is matruk (suspected of forgery).

The hadith appears in Sahih Muslim and other primary sources without the above addition in the text. This is proof that it is batil (false). Imam Muslim narrates:

 

إذا سمعتم المؤذن فقولوا مثل ما يقول، ثم صلوا علي، فإنه من صلى علي صلاة صلى الله عليه بها عشر ا، ثم سلوا الله لي الوسيلة، فإنها منزلة في الجنة لا تنبغي إلا لعبد من عباد الله وأرجو أن أكون أنا هو، فمن سأل لي الوسيلة حلت له الشفاعة.

When you hear the muʾadhdhin, repeat what he says, then invoke blessings on me; for everyone who invokes blessings on me will receive ten blessings from Allah. Thereafter, ask from Allah (the station of) al Wasilah for me; it is a station in Jannat (Paradise) befitting for only one of Allah’s servants, and I hope that I may be that one. Whoever asks for al Wasilah on my behalf will be assured (my) intercession.[4]

 

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[1] Ibn al Maghazili: Manaqib ‘Ali, hadith no. 295.

[2] For an explanation of this term. Click Here

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[4] Imam Muslim: Sahih Muslim, 1/384.

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