Loving solely for the sake of Allah Ta’ala is part of Iman

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by HadithAnswers.com

Can you provide the reference for this narration:

إن من الإيمان أن يحب الرجل الرجل ليس بينهما نسب قريب ولا مال أعطاه إياه ولا محبة إلا لله عز وجل

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Answer

Imam Abu Bakr Ibn Abid Dunya (rahimahullah) has recorded this as the statement of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and not as a Hadith of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

(Kitabul Ikhwan, Hadith: 15)

 

Translation

It is part of Iman for a man to love another person, solely for the sake of Allah ‘Azza Wa Jalla and not for any other motive.

 

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Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

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