What is the status of the narrator Malik ibn Al Harith As Sulami Ar Raqqi?
Malik ibn Al Harith As Sulami Ar Raqqi (rahimahullah) has been declared reliable by Imams Yahya ibn Ma’in, ‘Ijli and Ibn Hibban (rahimahumullah). Imam Muslim (rahimahullah) has also recorded his Hadiths in his Sahih.
(Refer: Tahdhibul Kamal, vol. 27 pg. 129-131, Tahdhibut Tahdhib, vol. 10 pg. 12-13)
Note: The above is merely an answer to the question provided. One who is unqualified, should not seek to apply this and/or draw conclusions on related issues independently.
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar