Is this narration authentic?

لا يحافظ على الوضوء إلا مؤمن




Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Only a true Believer protects/safeguards his wudu” [i.e. Habitually remains in the state of Wudu]



Imams Ibn Majah and Ibn Hibban (rahimahumallah) have recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Thawban (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and other Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum).

(Sunan Ibn Majah, Hadith: 277-278-279 & Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 1037)


Imam Ibn Hibban (rahimahullah) has declared the Hadith authentic.

(Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 1037)


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And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.


Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala


Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar


Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar