Fatwa: # 42488
Category: Hadith
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Date: 10th February 2020

Title

Is this Hadeeth authentic?

Question

As salamalaikum..

Once Moosa (AS) asked Allah Ta'ala: O Allah! You have granted me the honor and privilege of talking to you directly, Have you given this privilege to any other person? Allah Ta'ala replied, O!! Moosa during the last period I am going to send an ummat, who will be the Ummat of Mohammed (SAW) with dry lips, parched tongues, emaciated body with eyes sunken deep into their sockets, with livers dry and stomachs suffering the pangs of hunger- will call out to me (in dua) they will be much closer to me than you O Moosa! while you speak to me there are 70000 veils between you and me but at the time of iftaar there will not be a single veil between me and the fasting Ummati of Mohammed (SAW) O!! Moosa I have taken upon myself the responsibility that at the time of iftaar I will never refuse the dua of a fasting person! 

 

Is this hadhees authentic.. Please explain me because some says it's not authentic.. Jazakallahu khair

Answer

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

The following is the narration in reference:

 

روى) موسى عليه السلام قال يا رب هل أكرمت أحد أمثل ما أكرمتني أسمعتني كلامك فقال تعالى ان لى عبادا أخرجهم فى آخر الزمان وأكرمهم بشهر رمضان وانا أكون اقرب إليهم منك فانى كلمتك بينى وبينك سبعون الف حجاب فاذا صامت امة محمد وابيضت شفاههم واصفرت ألوانهم ارفع تلك الحجب وقت إفطارهم

 

It is reported that once Musa (Alayhis Salam) asked Allah Ta'ala: O Allah! You have granted me the honor and privilege of talking to you directly, have you given this privilege to any other person? Allah Ta'ala replied, O’ Musa during the last period I am going to send a nation who I will honor them with (fasting in) the month of Ramadhan and I will be closer to them. Indeed, (O Musa) while you speak to me there are seventy thousand veils between you and me but when the Ummat (nation) of Muhammad Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam fasts and their lips become dry and their body weakens (due to the pangs of hunger) at the time of iftaar, there will not be a single veil between me and the fasting Ummati of Muhammad (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam)”. 

The narration in reference does not have a chain of narration, hence its authenticity cannot be proven.

 

Therefore, it should not be narrated as a hadith nor attributed to Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam).[1]

 

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Mudassir Benish

Student Darul Iftaa
Houston, TX, U.S.A

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

 


 

روح البيان (8/ 150) [1]

روى موسى عليه السلام قال يا رب هل أكرمت أحد أمثل ما أكرمتني أسمعتني كلامك فقال تعالى ان لى عبادا أخرجهم فى آخر الزمان وأكرمهم بشهر رمضان وانا أكون اقرب إليهم منك فانى كلمتك بينى وبينك سبعون الف حجاب فاذا صامت امة محمد وابيضت شفاههم واصفرت ألوانهم ارفع تلك الحجب وقت إفطارهم

 

نزهة المجالس ومنتخب النفائس (1/ 165)

قال موسى عليه السلام يا رب أكرمتني بالتكليم فهل أعطيت أحداً مثل ذلك فأوحى الله تعالى يا موسى إن لي عباداً أخرجهم في آخر الزمان وأكرمهم بشهر رمضان فأكون أقرب لأحدهم منك لأنك كلمتني وبيني وبينك سبعون ألف حجاب فإذا صامت أمة محمد صلى الله عليه وسلم حتى ابيضت شفاههم واصفرت ألوانهم أرفع الحجب بيني وبينهم وقت إفطارهم يا موسى طوبى لمن عطش كبده وأجاع بطنه في رمضان

 

 

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