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Some virtues of ‘Ammar ibn Yasir (radiyallahu ‘anhuma)

Question

What is the status of Hadiths that mention the virtues of Sayyiduna ‘Ammar ibn Yasir (radiyallahu ‘anhuma)? Are they weak?

 

Answer

Ideally you should specify which Hadith you are enquiring about.

 

Hereunder are some authentic Hadiths explaining the virtues of Sayyiduna ‘Ammar ibn Yasir (radiyallahu ‘anhuma):

1) Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “‘Ammar is filled with Iman till the top of his bones.” [i.e. He is filled with Iman].

(Sunan Nasai; Al Mujtaba, Hadith: 5007, Sunan Ibn Majah, Hadith: 147 and Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 7076)

 

2) A Hadith in Sahih Bukhari states that Allah Ta’ala had protected Sayyiduna ‘Ammar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) from Shaytan.

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 3287 and 3742. See the full Hadith here)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar