Hadith about prophet’s grandfather also worshiping idols?

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Answered by:  Maulana Tahsin Alam


Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah

Please authenticate this Hadith:

‘Utba said to the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him): “if you think your grandfather was better than you, you know he worshipped same idols that we worship” and Prophet (peace be upon him) remained silent.

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful


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Only Allah Ta’ala knows best

Written by Maulana Tahsin Alam

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