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‘The sleep of a scholar is regarded to be ‘ibadah’

Question

What is the authenticity of this Hadith?

“A Scholar’s sleep is regarded to be worship”

 

Answer

The Muhaddithun have mentioned that this Hadith has no basis. ‘Allamah Subki (rahimahullah) has also not come across a chain of narrators for this narration.

(Refer: Tabaqatush Shafi’iyyah, vol. 6 pg. 307, Al Asrarul Marfu’ah, Hadith: 567)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar