Is this narration authentic?
Rasulullah (sallallahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said:
“The person closest to me on the Day of Qiyamah is the one who sent the most salutations upon me”
This narration has been declared authentic by Imam Ibn Hibban (rahimahullah). Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) has declared the Hadith sound (hasan).
(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 484 and Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 911. Also see Fathul Bari, Hadith: 6358, vol. 11 pg. 167)
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar
Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar