Status of the narrator; ‘Abdul ‘Aziz ibn ‘Ayyash

Question

Regarding Hadith 962 in Sunan Nasai, there is a narrator ‘Abdul ‘Aziz ibn ‘Ayyash. Is he reliable?

 

Answer

‘Abdul ‘Aziz ibn ‘Ayyash Al Hijazi Al Madani was a Tab’ut Tabi’i who reported Hadith from ‘Umar ibn ‘Abdil ‘Aziz and others.  He has been declared reliable (ثقة) by Imam Ibn Hibban.

(Kitabuth Thiqat, vol. 7 pg. 112. Also see: Tahdhibul Kamal, vol. 18 pg. 182, Taqribut Tahdhib: 4115)

 

Note: The above is merely an answer to the question provided. One who is unqualified, should not seek to apply this and/or draw conclusions on related issues independently.

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar