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..The most capable in judgement is ‘Ali..’

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Are the words ” wa aqdahum Ali” authentically narrated in the narration regarding the special virtues of certain Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum).


The virtues of the Khulafa and other sahabah (radiyallahu’anhum) that is generally recited in the friday khutbah is a collection of different Hadiths.

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The specific words that you have queried are found in some copies of Sunan Ibn Majah, hadith: 154, Musnad Abi Ya’la, Hadith: 5736, Al-Mu’jamus Saghir, vol.1 pg.201  & Mustadrak Hakim, vol.3 pg.535. Also see Kashful Khafa, vol.1 pg.118.

‘Allamah Haythami (rahimahullah) has declared the Hadith of Tabarani as sound (hasan)

(Majma’uz Zawaid, vol.9 pg.155)

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

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