The narrator Al Harith ibn Muslim

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What is the opinion of the Muhaddithun regarding the Hadith narrator, Harith ibn Muslim?



Imam Ibn Hibban (rahimahullah) has declared him reliable and has also reported Hadith from him in his Sahih.

(Kitabuth Thiqat, vol. 5 pg. 391, Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 2022)

It should be noted that, there is a difference of opinion regarding this narrator’s name as well as his father’s name.


Note: The above is merely an answer to the question provided. One who is unqualified, should not seek to apply this and/or draw conclusions on related issues independently.


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.


Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala


Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

This answer was collected from 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. 

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