Kindly provide the reference for this narration:

“When Ayyub As Sakhtiyani (rahimahullah) would be informed of the death of someone from the ‘Ahlus Sunnah Wal Jama’ah’, he would say it is as though I have lost one of my limbs”



Imam Abu Nu’aym (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration on the authority of Sufyan ibn ‘Uyaynah and Hammad ibn Zayd (rahimahumallah).

(Hilyatul Awliya, vol. 3 pg. 9)


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