Please verify the authenticity of this Hadith:
Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “If a man awakens his wife at night, and they both offer Salah or both offer two rak’ahs together, they are recorded to be among those who remember Allah Ta’ala in abundance [dhakirin and dhakirat]”
Imams Abu Dawud and Ibn Majah (rahimahumallah) have recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Sa’id and Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhuma).
(Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 1303-1446, Sunan Ibn Majah, Hadith: 1335)
Imam Ibn Hibban (rahimahullah) has declared the Hadith authentic and ‘Allamah Nawawi (rahimahullah) has declared the chain of Abu Dawud authentic (sahih).
(Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 2568-2569, Riyadus Salihin, Hadith: 1204)
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar
Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar