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Caution against wearing clothing out of vanity or pride

Question

Please verify the authenticity of this Hadith:

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever wears a garment [out] of pride and vanity, Allah will turn away from him until he takes it off”

 

Answer

Imam Ibn Majah (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Dharr (radiyallahu ‘anhu).

(Sunan Ibn Majah, Hadith: 3608)

 

‘Allamah Busiri (rahimahullah) has declared the chain sound (hasan).

(Zawaid Ibn Majah, Hadith: 1196)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar