Meaning of the term ‘Fihi Maqal’

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What does ‘fihi maqal‘ refer to/mean regarding a narrator?



This term is used to portray weakness in a narrator. It is generally the lightest form of weakness.

(Refer: Fathul Mughith, vol. 2 pg. 293, Tadribur Rawi, vol. 4 pg. 193)

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Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

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