The importance of performing Fajr and ‘Isha in congregation

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Is the following Hadith authentic?

The most difficult Salah for a hypocrite is ‘Isha and Fajr.


Imam Bukhari and Imam Muslim (rahimahumallah) have both recorded this narration on the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu). The Hadith therefore is authentic.

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 657 and Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 252)


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best


Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

This answer was collected from 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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