How authentic is this Hadith?
Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The Mufarridun have gone ahead! Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) asked, ‘Who are the Mufarridun, O Rasulullah?’ He replied, ‘Those who are devoted intensively to the remembrance of Allah. Allah’s remembrance reduces their burdens. Hence, they will come with a little burden on the Day of Qiyamah.’
Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith and has declared it sound (hasanun gharib).
(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 3596)
Imam Muslim (rahimahullah) has recorded the first part of the Hadith.
(Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 2676)
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar
Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar