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A Hadith on Jibril (‘alayhis salam) performing the nikah of Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha)

Question

Is the following Hadith authentic?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“O Fatimah! When I wished to get you married to ‘Ali, Allah ordered Jibril and all the Angels stood in rows. Jibril then addressed them and married you to ‘Ali”

 

Answer

‘Allamah Dhahabi (rahimahullah) has declared this Hadith a fabrication. The Hadith is not suitable to quote.

(Refer: Lisanul Mizan, vol. 3 pg. 331/332. Also see: Tanzihush Shari’ah, vol. 1 pg. 416/417)

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar