Fri 9 Saf 1435 - 13 December 2013
“Of the things of this world, women and perfume have been made dear to me.”
What is the status of the hadeeth (prophetic narration): “Of the things of this world, women and perfume have been made dear to me, and my comfort is in prayer.”?
Praise be to Alaah
The hadeeth is
It was narrated by
al-Nasai, 3939 from the hadeeth of Anas ibn Malik (may Allah be pleased with
It was classed as
saheeh by al-Hakim (2/174), and al-Dhahabi agreed with him. It was also
classed as saheeh by al-Hafiz ibn Hajar in Fath al-Bari, 15/3 and 11/345.
Shaykh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid