What is the scholars opinion regarding the Hadith narrator Thuwayr ibn Abi Fakhitah?
Imams Yahya ibn Ma’in, Abu Zur’ah, Abu Hatim (rahimahumullah) and others have declared Thuwayr weak. Hafiz Ibn Hajar (rahimahullah) has also declared him weak.
(Refer: Mizanul I’tidal, vol. 1 pg. 347, number: 1345, Tahdhibut Tahdhib, vol. 2 pg. 36, and Taqribut Tahdhib: 862)
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Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
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