Number of Women in Jannah

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Is this Hadith authentic?

I entered Jannah and saw that most of its dwellers were women.

Narrated by al-Bayhaqi in al-Ba’th wal-Nushur and Ibn ‘Asakir in Tarikh Dimashq.



This Hadith is declared weak (da’if) by ‘Allamah Zurqani (rahimahullah), but is suitable for this purpose as it is supported by other narrations too.

(Mukhtasarul Maqasid, Hadith: 453. Also see: Al-Maqasidul Hasanah, Hadith: 483 and Kashful Khafa, Hadith: 1288)

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar


Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

This answer was collected from 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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