What is the definition of Al Marfu’ and Al Mawquf?
Hereunder are the definitions:
Al Marfu’: That narration in which the statements, actions, approvals or qualities (shamail) are attributed to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam).
Al Mawquf: A narration in which the statements or actions are attributed to a Sahabi (radiyallahu ‘anhu).
(Refer: Ibnus Salah, pg. 45-46 and Sharhun Nukhbah pg. 106-111)
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar