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‘I don’t know what is behind this wall of mine’

Question

Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following Hadith:

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘I don’t know what is behind this wall of mine.’

 

Answer

‘Allamah Sakhawi and others (rahimahumullah) have quoted Ibn Hajar (rahimahullah) to have stated that this Hadith has no basis (لا أصل له).

(Al-Maqasidul Hasanah, Hadith: 932, Al-Asrarul Marfu’ah, Hadith: 394, Kashful Khafa, Hadith: 2175; Also see: Al-Fawaidul Majmu’ah, pg. 327)

 

Also see here.

 

And Allah Ta’ala knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Farhan Shariff

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar