Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) advises Abu Mahdhurah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) to hasten in performing Maghrib

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What is the source of this Hadith?

إذا أذّنت المغرب فاحدرها مع الشمس حدرا



Imam Tabarani (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith. ‘Allamah Haythami (rahimahullah) has declared the chain sound (hasan).


Sayyiduna Abu Mahdhurah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported: “Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) told me, ‘When you call out the Adhan for Maghrib, then hasten [in the Adhan as well as to perform Maghrib] while the sun is setting.’”

(Al Mu’jamul Kabir, Hadith: 6744, Majma’uz Zawaid, vol. 1 pg. 311. Refer: An Nihayah Fi Gharibil Hadith, vol. 1 pg. 347)


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.


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