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Mention the good regarding the deceased

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What is the authenticity of this Hadith?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Mention the good about your deceased and refrain from speaking about their evil.”

 

Answer

Imams Tirmidhi and Abu Dawud (rahimahumallah) have recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma).

(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 1019, Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 4864)

 

Imam Ibn Hibban (rahimahullah) has declared the Hadith authentic.

(Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 3020)

 

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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