Is this Hadith authentic?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Knowledge will be acquired for purposes other than the Din”



This is part of a longer Hadith wherein Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) explained the signs of Qiyamah. Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith. The Hadith is suitable to quote.


See the full Hadith and authenticity here.


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.


Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala


Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar


Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar