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The aunt is like the mother

Question

What is the authenticity of this Hadith?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The maternal aunt is in the position of the mother” [i.e. when it comes to showing compassion and taking care of a child]

 

Answer

Imam Bukhari (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith. The Hadith is therefore authentic.

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 2699-4251)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar