I have come across the undermentioned post on a group chat.
Would you be so kind as to please explain if this is authentic?
“See example of Abu Hurayrah from Sahih Muslim in his Sahih in Volume 1, writes that during the time of the Prophet, ‘Umar ibn Khattab beat Abu Hurayrah for fabricating lies.
In Volume 2 of Sahih Muslim, he quotes ‘Aaishah, “Abu Hurayrah is a great liar who fabricates Hadith and attributes them to the holy Prophet.”
In Volume 4 of Sahih Muslim, Nadwi says “Imam Abu Hanifah said, ‘The Companions of the Prophet were generally pious and just. I accept every Hadith narrated by them, but I do not accept the Hadith whose source is Abu Hurayrah, Anas ibn Malik, or Samurah ibn Jundub.” Read More »