What is the status of Hadiths that mention the virtues of Sayyiduna ‘Ammar ibn Yasir (radiyallahu ‘anhuma)? Are they weak?
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Hereunder are some authentic Hadiths explaining the virtues of Sayyiduna ‘Ammar ibn Yasir (radiyallahu ‘anhuma):
1) Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “‘Ammar is filled with Iman till the top of his bones.” [i.e. He is filled with Iman].
(Sunan Nasai; Al Mujtaba, Hadith: 5007, Sunan Ibn Majah, Hadith: 147 and Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 7076)
2) A Hadith in Sahih Bukhari states that Allah Ta’ala had protected Sayyiduna ‘Ammar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) from Shaytan.
(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 3287 and 3742. See the full Hadith here)
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar
This answer was collected from HadithAnswers.com. 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.