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Joining ties with those who sever ties and not merely reciprocating

Question

Is this Hadith authentic?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “You won’t be considered someone who uphold family ties if you merely reciprocate. The one who maintains good ties is the one who maintains ties when his kin sever ties.”

 

Answer

Imam Bukhari (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith. The Hadith is therefore authentic.

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 5991)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar