Home | Authentication | Lending an animal to someone to benefit from the milk is an excellent deed of charity

Lending an animal to someone to benefit from the milk is an excellent deed of charity

Question

How authentic is this Hadith?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“How excellent a gift/act of charity is [to lend someone] the she-camel which has recently given birth and which gives profuse milk, and [to lend] the sheep which gives profuse milk, a bowl in the morning and another in the evening.”

 

Answer

Imam Bukhari (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu). The Hadith is therefore authentic.

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 2629)

 

Also see here.

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar