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Providing water for people causes sins to fall away

Question

Is this Hadith authentic?

Sayyiduna Anas ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “When your sins are plentiful, then continuously provide water [for people], your sins will fall off just like a tree sheds its leaves on a stormy day.”

 

Answer

This narration is recorded in Tarikh Baghdad of Hafiz Khatib Al Baghdadi (rahimahullah) with a weak chain.

(Tarikh Baghdad, vol. 7 pg. 448/449. Refer: Lisanul Mizan, vol. 8 pg. 327, Faydul Qadir, Hadith: 839)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar