What is the authenticity of this narration?
Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:
“Treat your children equally regarding gifts. If I were to favour anyone, I would have favoured women”
Imam Bayhaqi (rahimahullah) and others have recorded this narration on the authority of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma).
(As Sunanul Kubra, vol. 6 pg. 177)
Hafiz Ibn Hajar Al ‘Asqalani (rahimahullah) has declared the chain sound (hasan).
(Fathul Bari, under Hadith: 2587, vol. 5 pg. 214.)
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar
Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar