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‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says, ‘ I am only a part of the goodness of Abu Bakr’ (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

Question

Is this narration authentic?

‘Ali ibn Abi Talib (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said, ‘I am but a good deed among the good deeds of Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu)’

 

Answer

Imam Abu Talib Muhammad ibn ‘Ali Al ‘Ushari (rahimahullah) has recorded this statement of Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) through a suitable chain. Hafiz Ibn ‘Asakir (rahimahullah) has also recorded this narration.

(Fadailu Abi Bakr As Siddiq, Hadith: 29, Tarikh Ibn ‘Asakir, vol. 30 pg. 383. Refer: Lisanul Mizan, vol. 5 pg. 542/543)

 

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar