What is the authenticity of this Hadith?
Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ‘I saw a river in Jannah whose banks had tents which were made of pearl. I said: “What is this O Jibril?’” He said: “This is Al Kawthar which Allah has granted you.”
Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Anas ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu). He has declared the Hadith authentic.
(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 3360)
Imam Bukhari (rahimahullah) has recorded the Hadith with slight variation in the wording.
(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 4964 and 6581)
Also see here.
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad 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.