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The narrator: Al-Muwaqqary

What is status of the narrator Al-Muwaqqary in the chain below?

أَخْبَرَنَا هِبَةُ اللَّهِ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ الْخَوْلَانِيُّ، ثنا أَبُو عَبْدِ اللَّهِ مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ الْحَسَنِ الدَّقَّاقُ، ثنا عَبْدُ الْعَزِيزِ بْنُ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ الْفَرَجِ، ثنا الْعَبَّاسُ بْنُ السِّنْدِيُّ، ثنا أَبُو طَاهِرٍ الْمَقْدِسِيُّ، ثنا الْمُوَقَّرِيُّ، عَنِ الزُّهْرِيِّ، عَنْ أَنَسٍ، أَنَّ النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ

 

Answer

His full name is:

 الوليد بن محمد المُوَقَّري مولى بني أمية

He has been declared extremely weak (Matruk) by the Hadith masters, even more so when his student (mentioned in the chain in question): Abu Tahir Al-Maqdisi reports from him.

Refer: Tadhibut Tahdhib, vol.11 pg.149, Taqribut Tahdhib, number: 7453 and Al-Kashif of Dhahabi, number: 6091.

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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