A fabricated narration on performing ablution after making musafahah with a disbeliever

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Is this narration authentic?

من صافح يهوديا أو نصرانيا فليتوضأ وليغسل يده

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Answer

Imam Ibn ‘Adiy (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration. However, the Muhaddithun have declared the Hadith a fabrication. The narration is therefore not suitable to quote.

(Refer: Talkhisu Kitabil Mawdu’at of ‘Allamah Dhahabi, Hadith: 376 and Tanzihush Shari’ah, vol. 2 pg. 66)

Translation

Whoever shakes the hand of a Jew or Christian, then he should make wudu or wash his hands

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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