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Hadith on Upbringing of children

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what is the status of this hadith?

أَدِّبُوا أولادَكم على ثلاثِ خِصالٍ : على حُبِّ نبيِّكم، وحُبِّ أهلِ بيتِهِ، وعلى قراءةِ القرآنِ، فإن حَمَلَةَ القرآنِ في ظِلِّ اللهِ يومَ لا ظِلَّ إلا ظِلُّهُ، مع أنبيائِه وأصْفِيَائِهِ

Teach your children three things;

1. Love for your Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)

2. Love for his Family

3. Quran recital,

For indeed the bearers of the Quran will be under the shade of Allah’s [throne] with the Prophets and chosen ones, on a day in which there will be no other shade.


This Hadith is recorded by Imams: Shirazi, Daylami and Ibnun Najjar (rahimahumullah) in their respective works.

‘Allamah Munawi and ‘Allamah ‘Azizi (rahimahumallah) have declared it as weak.

(Faydul Qadir, Hadith: 311, and As-Sirajul Minur, vol.1 pg.75)

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

This answer was collected from HadithAnswers.com. The answers were either answered or checked by Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) who was a Shaykhul Hadith in South Africa, or by his son, Moulana Muhammad Abasoomer (hafizahullah), who is a Hadith specialist. 

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