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‘Love whomever you wish but one day you will be separated’

Question

Please provide the reference for the following narration:

“Love whomsoever or whatsoever you wish, but one day you are to separate from him/it”

 

Answer

This is part of the advice offered to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) by Jibril (‘alayhis salam).

Imam Hakim (rahimahullah) and others have recorded this Hadith.

(Mustadrak Hakim, vol. 4 pg. 324/5)

 

See the full Hadith and authenticity here.

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar