The narrator Al Harith ibn Muslim

Question

What is the opinion of the Muhaddithun regarding the Hadith narrator, Harith ibn Muslim?

 

Answer

Imam Ibn Hibban (rahimahullah) has declared him reliable and has also reported Hadith from him in his Sahih.

(Kitabuth Thiqat, vol. 5 pg. 391, Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 2022)

It should be noted that, there is a difference of opinion regarding this narrator’s name as well as his father’s name.

 

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