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



‘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