What is the reference for this Hadith?
Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said,
“None of you [truly] believes until his desires are subservient to that which I have brought.”
This narration is recorded in Kitabus Sunnah of Imam Ibn Abi ‘Asim (rahimahullah) on the authority of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Amr (radiyallahu ‘anhuma).
(Kitabus Sunnah, Hadith: 15)
Imam Bayhaqi (rahimahullah) has also recorded a similar narration with slight variation in the wording.
(Al Madkhal, Hadith: 1342. Also see: Imam Nawawi’s Al Arba’un, Hadith: 41)
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar
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