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Those who invent tales and those who spread them are equal

Question

What is the reference for this narration?

Sayyiduna ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said:

“The one who invents tales and those who circulate it are both equal in sinning”

 

Answer

This statement of Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) is recorded in Al Adabul Mufrad of Imam Bukhari (rahimahullah).

(Al Adabul Mufrad: 324)

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar