What is the strength of the following Hadith:
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This narration is recorded in several Hadith collections with a weak chain.
(I’itilalul Qulub of Al Kharaiti, Hadith: 198, At Targhib Wat Tarhib of Abul Qasim Al Isbahani, Hadith: 1253, Musnadush Shihab, Hadith: 55. Refer: Al Mughni ‘An Hamlil Asfar, Hadith: 2795, Al Maqasidul Hasanah, Hadith: 586, Faydul Qadir, Hadith: 4928, At Taysir of ‘Allamah Munawi, vol. 2 pg. 81 and Fathul Wahhab, of Ahmad Siddiq Al Ghumari, vol. 1 pg. 57/58)
Women are the snares of Shaytan (i.e. Shaytan uses them to misguide men who are slaves to their desires)
(Refer: Faydul Qadir, Hadith: 4928)
See the first part of the Hadith here.
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar