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A narration stating a virtue of the name Muhammad or Ahmad

Question

Is this narration authentic?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “There is no table placed and someone whose name is Muhammad or Ahmad sits there [to eat], except that the house will be sanctified two times.”

 

Answer

This narration is recorded as part of a collection [sahifah] in Musnadul Firdaws. The Muhaddithun have declared that particular  collection a fabrication.

(Dhaylul La-Alil Masnu’ah, vol. 2 pg. 577-579, Hadith: 701)

 

Also see here and here.

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar