Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) spending time with his grandchild

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What is the reference for this narration:

It is reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) held the hand of Hasan or Husayn (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) and placed his feet on his own and asked him to climb up.



Imam Bukhari (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration in Al Adabul Mufrad.

Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports, “Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once took hold of the hand of Hasan or Husayn (radiyallahu ‘anhuma), placed their feet on his feet and said, ‘climb.’”

(Al Adabul Mufrad, Hadith: 270)


This narration is also recorded Kitabuz Zuhd of Imam Waki’ and Musnadul Harith.

(Kitabuz Zuhd, pg. 129 and Musnadul Harith; Bughyatul Bahith, Hadith: 993. Also see: Majma’uz Zawaid, vol. 9 pg. 176)


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala


Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

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