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Glad tidings of Jannah for ‘Ammar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and his family

Question

Is this narration authentic?

عن جابر أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم مر بعمار وأهله وهم يعذبون فقال: أبشروا آل عمار وآل ياسر فإن موعدكم الجنة

 

Answer

Imam Hakim (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Jabir (radiyallahu ‘anhu). He has declared the Hadith authentic and ‘Allamah Dhahabi concurs.

(Mustadrak Hakim, vol. 3 pg. 388/389)

 

Translation

Sayyiduna Jabir (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once passed by ‘Ammar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and his family while they were being tortured and said, “Glad tidings O family of ‘Ammar and family of Yasir, for Jannah is promised for you.”

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar