‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) on harassing and causing harm to a scholar

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What is the status of the following narration?

“Whosoever harasses a Jurist has caused trouble and pain to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and the one who causes trouble and pain to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) has caused trouble to Allah”



Imam Ibn Shahin (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration as the statement of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) with a weak chain.

(At Targhib Fi Fadailil A’amal, Hadith: 283)


The narration is suitable to quote as reported.

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

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