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Abu Huraira (ra) Performing Janazah Salah of Aisha (ra)

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Answered by: Maulana Muhammad Afzal Hussain


Asalamu Alaikum.

Abu Huraira (ra) performed  ‘Aisha(ra) Janazah Salah.

Are these narrations authentic?

Tabaqat Ibn Sa’d. Volume 8,  page 64, Mustadrak Hakim, volume 4,

page 4)

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


Yes, it is an authentic narration that, “The acting governor of Madina, Abu Huraira (ra), led the funeral prayer of Aisha (ra).”

See: Hadrat Ayesha Siddiqa her life and works by Allama Syed Sulaiman Nadvi, publisher: Darul-Ishaat Karachi, Pakistan.

Al-Bidayah Wan-Nihayah by Ibn Kathir, chapter: Remembering the prominent people who died in the Fifty-Eighth year.

Only Allah Knows Best

Written by Maulana Muhammad Afzal Hussain

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