What is the reference for this Hadith?
إن البقعة التي اجتمع فيها الناس تلعنهم أو تستغفر لهم
Allamah Subki (rahimahullah) and ‘Allamah ‘Iraqi (rahimahullah) have stated that they have not come across any basis for this narration.
(Tabaqatush Shafi’iyyah, vol. 6 pg. 360 and Al Mughni ‘An Hamlil Asfar, Hadith: 3750)
The piece of land in which people gather will either curse them or seek forgiveness on behalf of them
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar,
Nevertheless, every spot of earth will testify about the type of deeds done on it; good or bad. (Surah Zilzal, verse: 4)
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