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Status of the narrator, Mis’ar ibn Yahya An Nahdi

Question

What is the status of the narrator, Mis’ar ibn Yahya An Nahdi?

 

Answer

‘Allamah Dhahabi (rahimahullah) states, ‘I do not know [regarding his condition] and he has reported an unreliable narration (أتى بخبر منكر)

(Mizanul I’tidal, vol. 4 pg. 320, number: 7978 and Lisanul Mizan, vol. 8 pg. 42, number: 7687)

 

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