Is the following Hadith authentic?
Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:
“Whoever loves Hasan and Husayn (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) certainly loves me and whoever hates them, hates me”
Imam ibn Majah (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration on the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu).
(Sunan Ibn Majah, Hadith: 143)
‘Allamah Busiri (rahimahullah) has declared the narrators reliable.
(Zawaid Sunan ibn Majah, pg. 48, Hadith: 32)
See here for similar narrations.
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar
Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar