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The graveyard of Makkah

Question

Is this Hadith sahih?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) is reported to have said, “What an excellent graveyard this is” [referring to the graveyard of Makkah Mukarramah]”

 

Answer

Imam Ahmad (rahimahullah) and other Muhaddithun have recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) with an acceptable chain.

(Musnad Ahmad, vol. 1 pg. 367. Refer: Majma’uz Zawaid, vol. 3 pg. 297)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar