Is this Hadith authentic?

Sayyiduna ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “When a Hadith of  Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) is related to you, you should think of the best [interpretation of it], think it to be the most guided, and the most righteous.”



Imam Ibn Majah (rahimahullah) has recorded this statement of Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu).

(Sunan Ibn Majah, Hadith: 20)


‘Allamah Busiri (rahimahullah) has declared the chain authentic.

(Misbahuz Zujajah, vol. 1 pg. 99)


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.


Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala


Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar


Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar