Q: Is this an authentic Hadith? Bukhari, Book 3, Volume 31: Hadith 173 Narrated ‘Aisha: Allah’s Apostle said, “Whoever died and he ought to have fasted (the missed days of Ramadan) then his guardians must fast on his behalf.”
A: We have not come across this hadeeth.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)