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How to join up with Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)

Question

Please source, and authenticate this Hadith.

“If you intend to link up with me (in Jannat), then take from this dunya so much which suffices for a horse-rider (travelling through the desert to reach home).”

 

Answer

This narration is recorded by Imams Tirmidhi, Hakim and others.

(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 1780 and Mustadrak Hakim, vol.4 pg.312)

This Hadith is weak.

Also see Targhib, Hadith: 4716.

 

The complete narration is as follows:

Sayyidatuna ‘Aishah (radiyallahu’anha) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said:

‘O ‘Aishah, If you want to link up with me, then take from this World that which suffices for a horse-rider (traveller), beware of sitting with the rich and do not discard your clothes until you patch them.’

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

 

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar