Category Archives: Hadith



41 – ((There was once a certain man who set out on a journey after having covenanted with his wife not to leave their house. Her father was downstairs, and she was upstairs. When he (her father) fell ill, the woman sent for the Messenger of Allah asking his permission to go down to see her father. The Messenger of Allah said, ‘Obey your husband.’ The father died. She sent to Prophet Mohammed once again [to get permission to see her father], but he said again, ‘Obey your husband.’ Her father was buried. The Messenger of God sent a message to her that her father was forgiven on account of her obedience to her husband)). Weak; Al-Haythami said: [it is] narrated by Al-Tabari in “Al-Awsaat”, and in it (i.e. the chain) is ‘Aismah ibn Al-Mutawakil and he is weak. Al-Albani said: narrated by Al-Tabari in “Al-Awsaat” from the way of ‘Aismah ibn Al-Mutawakil … and he is weak, and his shaykh Zafir ibn Sulaiman Al-Quhistani is also weak. Also narrated by ‘Abd ibn Hameed (1369), from another way, but in the chain is Yousif ibn ‘Atiyah and he is Matrouk, “Irwaa’ Al-‘Galeel” (7/76), and “Majmaa’ Al-Zawaid” (4/313)

42 – ((When a man has a child, and chants the athan in his right ear and the second call (iqama) in his left ear, Umm Al-Sibyan (the mother of the kids) will never harm him (he repels epilepsy from him))). Fabricated; “Al-Meezan” by Al-Dhahabi (4/397), “Majma’ Al-Zawai’d” by Al-Haythami, and “Takhreej Al-Ihyaa” (2/61)

43 – ((Whoever adheres to (abides by) my Sunnah when my ummah is corrupt will have the reward of a hundred martyrs)). Very Weak; “Zakheerat Al-Hufaaz” (4/5174), and “Al-Daeefa” (326)

44 – ((Whoever adheres to my sunnah when my ummah is corrupt will have the reward of a martyr)). Weak; “Al-Daeefa” (327)

45 – ((I am the Son of the two Slaughtered Ones)). Has no base/source (La Asla Lah); “Risalah Latifa” by ibn Qudamah (23), “Al-Lo’lo’ Al-Marsuu'” (81), and “Al-Nukhba Al-Bahiya” by Al-Sinbawi (43)

46 – ((Looking at the holy Quran is an act of worship, and looking at one’s parents (affectionately and kindly) is an act of worship, and looking at Ali ibn Abi Talib is an act of worship)). Fabricated; “Al-Daeefa” (356)

47 – ((Whoever prays forty prayers in my Masjid, missing no prayer, would be safeguarded from the Fire, and punishment, and protected from hypocrisy)). Weak; “Al-Daeefa” (364)

48 – ((Ones closer to you (Al-Aqraboon) are more worthy (more deserving) of your goodness (Ma’roof))). Baseless (La Asla Lah); “Al-Asraar Al-Marfoo’a” (51), “Al-Lo’lo’ Al-Marsuu’ “(55), and “Al-Maqasid Al-Hasana” (141)

49 – ((The last to enter Jannah (paradise/heavens) is a man from Juhaynah, called: Juhaynah. So the people of Jannah would ask him: Is there anyone left [in hell] being punished? He would say: No. So they would say: Truly, with Juhaynah is the certain news)). Fabricated; “Al-Kashf Al-Ilaahi” by Al-Tabraabalsi (1/161), “Tanzeeh Al-Sharee’a” (2/391), and “Al-Fawaid Al-Majmoo’a” (1429)

50 – ((The best names are ‘Ubida (those which describe one as a slave of Allah) or Humida (which are derived from the some root as the name Muhammad))). Fabricated; “Al-Asraar Al-Marfoo’a” (192), “Al-Lo’lo’ Al-Marsuu’ “, (189), and “Al-Nukhba” (117)


100 Fabricated or Weak Ahadith



31 – ((For everything there is a heart, and the heart of the Quran is Surah Ya Sin, whoever reads it as if he has read the Quran ten times)). Fabricated; “Al-‘Ilal” by ibn Abi Hatem (2/55), and “Al-Da’eefa” (169)

32 – ((One Hour of Contemplation is better than Sixty years of Worship)). Fabricated; “Tanzeeh Al-Sharee’a” (2/305), “Al-Fawaid Al-Majmoo’a” (723), and “Tarteeb Al-Mawdoo’at” (964)

33 – ((There is no Prayer (salaah) for those near the masjid except in the masjid)). Weak; “Di’aaf Al-Darqutni” (362), “Al-La’ali’ Al-Masnoo’a” (2/16), and “Al-‘ilal Al-Mutanahiya” (1/693)

34 – ((The Black Stone is Allah’s right hand on earth with which He shakes the hands of His slaves)). Fabricated; “Tareekh Baghdad” by Al-Khatib (6/328), “Al-‘ilal Al-Mutanahiya” (2/944), “Al-Da’eefa” (223)

35 – ((Fast and you will be healthy))Weak; “Takhreej Al-Ihyaa” (3/87), “”Tazkirat Al-Mawdoo’at” (70), and “Al-Mawdoo’at” by Al-Sagh’ani (72)

36 – ((The Angel Gabriel has advised me (reminded me so often) that the neighbor’s rights are up to forty houses away, ten from here, ten from here, ten from here, and ten from here)). Weak; “Kashf Al-Khafaa’ ” (1/1054), “Takhreej Al-Ihyaa” (2/232), and “Al-Maqasid Al-Hasanah” (170)

37 – ((If not for you (O Muhammad!) I would not have created this World (dunia))). Fabricated; “Al-Lo’lo’ Al-Marsuu’ ” by Al-Mishmishi (454), “Tarteeb Al-Mawdoo’at” (196), and “Al-Da’eefa” (282)

38 – ((Whoever reads Surah al-Waqi’ah every night, poverty will not overcome him)). Weak; “Al-‘ilal Al-Mutanahiya” (1/151), “Tanzeeh Al-Sharee’a” (1/301), and “Al-Fawaid Al-Majmoo’a” (972)

39 – ((One, who gets up in the morning, and his concern is about anything other than Allah will never be helped by Allah in any way, and whoever is not concerned about the affairs of other Muslims, is not from them)). Fabricated; “Al-Fawaid Al-Majmoo’a” (233), “Tazkirat Al-Mawdoo’at” (69), and “Al-Da’eefa” (309-312)

40 – ((As you are, so will be your leaders)). Weak; “Kashf Al-Khafa'” (2/1997), “Al-Fawaid Al-Majmoo’a” (624), and “Tazkirat Al-Mawdoo’at” (182)

100 Weak or Fabricated Ahadith


21 – ((The saliva of a believer is a cure))Baseless as in: “Al-Asrar Al-Marfoo’a” (217), “Kashf Al-Khafa'” (1/1500), and “Al-Da’eefa” (78)

22 – ((If you see the black flags coming from Khurasan, join that army, even if you have to crawl, for in it is Allah’s Caliphate Al-Mahdi))Weak, “Al-Manaar Al-Maneef” by ibn Al-Qayim (340), “Al-Mawdoo’at” by ibn Al-Jawzi (2/39), and “Tazkirat Al-Mawdoo’at” (233)

23 – ((The Penitent (the one who repents) is beloved unto God))Baseless (La Asla Lah), “Al-Ahadeeth Al-laty La Asla Lahaa fee Al-Ihya” by Al-Subki (356), and “Al-Da’eefa” (95)

24 – ((I do not forget, but I am made to forget so that I shall start/establish a Sunna (or ruling))). Baseless (La Asla Lah), “Al-Ahadeeth Al-laty La Asla Lahaa fee Al-Ihya” by Al-Subki (357), and “Al-Da’eefa” (101)

25 – ((People are sleeping; only when they die do they wake up))Baseless, “Al-Asrar Al-Marfoo’a” (555), and “Al-Fawaid Al-Majmoo’a” (766), and “Tazkirat Al-Mawdoo’at” (200)

26 – ((Whoever narrates/says something, and sneezes at it (whilst saying it), then [know that] it is true)). Fabricated; “Tanzeeh Al-Sharee’a” (483), “Al-La’ali’ Al-Masnoo’a” (2/286), “Al-Fawaid Al-Majmoo’a” (669)

27 – ((Marry and do not divorce for verily divorce causes the throne of Allah (‘arsh) to shake))Fabricated; see “Tarteeb Al-Mawdoo’at” (694), “Al-Mawdoo’at” by Al-Sagh’ani (97), and “Tanzeeh Al-Sharee’a” (2/202)

28 – ((Prayer should be repeated from blood the size of a dirham))Fabricated; “De’aaf Al-Daar Qutni” by Al-Ghasani (353), “Al-Asraar Al-Marfoo’a” (138), and “Al-Mawdoo’at” by ibn Al-Jawzi (2/76)

29 – ((The generous man is near Allah, near paradise, near men and far from hell, but the miserly man is far from Allah, far from paradise, far from men and near hell. Indeed, an ignorant man who is generous is dearer to Allah than a worshipper who is miserly)). Very Weak; “Al-Manaar Al-Maneef” (284), “Tarteeb Al-Mawdoo’at” (564), and “Al-La’ali’ Al-Masnoo’a” (2/91)

30 – ((Love the Arabs for three reasons; because I am an Arab, the Quran is in Arabic, and the tongue of the dwellers of paradise shall also be Arabic)). “Tazkirat Al-Mawdoo’at” (112). “Al-Maqasid Al-Hasanah” (31). “Tanzeeh Al-Sharee’a” (2/30) –  Ibn al-Jawzi ruled that this hadeeth is fabricated. Al-Dhahabi said: I think that the hadeeth is fabricated (mawdoo’). Al-Albaani said in al-Silsilah al-Da’eefah (no. 160): (it is) fabricated. 


One Hundred Weak or Fabricated Traditions (attributed to the Prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم)


Compiled by Shaykh Ihsan Al-‘Utaibi (May Allah preserve him)

1 – ((Whosoever Worship/Prayer does not prohibit him from the excessive and the disapproved, has no increase from Allah except of distance.)) and in another narration: ((then he has not Worshiped/Prayed)). Al-Dhahabi said: Ibn Al-Junaid said: a lie and falsehood. And Al-Hafiz Al-Iraqi said: its chain is loose/soft (Layin), and Al-Albani said: void and false (Baatil) from both its chain (Sanad) and its text (Matn). “Meezaan Al-I’tidaal” (3/293), “Takhreej Al-Ihyaa” (1/143), “Al-Silsilah Al-Da’eefa” (2/985)

2 – ((Talking in the mosque devours good works as cattle devour grass)), and in another narration: ((Talking in the mosque devours good works as fire devour wood))Al-Hafiz Al-Iraqi said: I found no base for it. Abdulwahab ibn Taqi Al-din Al-Subki said: I found no chain for it, and Al-Albani said: It is baseless (La Asla Lah). “Takhreej Al-Ihyaa” (1/136), “Tabaqaat Al-Shafi’ya” by Al-Subki (4/145), “Al-Da’eefa” (4)

3 – ((Conduct yourself in this world, as if you are here to stay forever; prepare for eternity as if you have to die tomorrow))Al-Albani said: Cannot be traced directly to the Prophet (La Yasih Marfu’) i.e. not authentic of the prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him). “Al-Da’eefa” (8)

4 – ((I am the grandfather [forefather] of every pious person)). Al-Suyuti said: I do not know it, and Al-Albani said: It is baseless (La Asla Lah). “Al-H’awi” by Al-Suyuti (2/89), “Al-Da’eefa” (9)

5 – ((I was only sent as a teacher))Al-Iraqi said: its chain is weak, and Al-Albani said: Weak (Da’eef). “Takhreej Al-Ihyaa” (1/11), “Al-Da’eefa” (11)

6 – ((Allah Almighty and Exalted told the lower world, Serve the one who serves Me and tire the one who serves you))Al-Albani said: Fabricated (Mawdu’). “Tanzeeh Al-Sharee’a” by Al-Kinani (2/303), “Al-Fawaid Al-Majmoo’a” by Al-Shawkani (712), “Al-Da’eefa” (12)

7 – ((Beware of the green dung (khadra’ al-diman). It was asked: What is the green dung? He said: The beautiful woman with an evil origin))Al-Iraqi said: Weak, and it was also weakened by ibn Al-Mulqin. Al-Albani said: Very Weak. “Takhreej Al-Ihyaa” (2/42), “Al-Da’eefa” (14)

8 – ((There are two groups among my people who when they become righteous the populace becomes righteous, and when they become corrupt the populace becomes corrupt: these are the rulers and the jurisprudents)), and in another narration: ((the rulers and the scholars))Imam Ahmad said: in one of its narrators is a liar who fabricates traditions. Ibn Ma’een and Al-Darqutni said something similar. Al-Albani said: Fabricated. “Takhreej Al-Ihyaa” (1/6), “Al-Da’eefa” (16)

9 – ((Seek to draw closer to Allah by virtue of my status (by my Jaah), for my status (my Jaah) with Allah is great))Baseless; “Iqtidaa’ al-Siraat al-Mustaqeem” by Ibn Taymiyah (2/415), and “al-Da’eefa” (22)

10 – ((The one who leaves his house for prayer and then says: O Allah, I ask thee by the right of those who ask you and I beseech thee by the right of those who walk this path unto thee, as my going forth bespeak not of levity, pride nor vainglory, nor is done for the sake of repute. I have gone forth solely in the warding off your anger and for the seeking of your pleasure. I ask you, therefore, to grant me refuge from hell fire and to forgive me my sins. For no one forgive sins but yourself.” Allah will look kindly upon him and seventy thousand angels will seek his forgiveness)). It is weakened by Al-Munziri, and Al-Busairi said: its chain is composed of a succession of weak narrators (Musalsal bi Al-Du’afa), and Al-Albani said: Weak. “Al-Targheeb wa Al-Tarheeb” by Al-Munziri (3/272), Sunan Ibn Majah (1/256)

One Hundred Weak or Fabricated Traditions (attributed to the Prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم)




11 – ((Goodness is in me and in my Ummah until the Day of Judgement))Ibn Hajar said: I do not know it. “Al-Maqasid Al-Hasana” by Al-Sakhawi (p. 208), and “Tazkirat Al-Mawdo’at” by Al-Fatni (68), and “Al-Asrar Al-Marfoo’a fee Al-Akhbaar Al-Mawdo’a” by Al-Qari (p. 195)


12 – ((Whoever sleeps after ‘Asr and loses his mind should blame none but himself)). Ibn Al-Jawzi mentioned it in his book of fabricated traditions “Al-Mawdo’at” (3/69), and Al-Suyuti in “Al-La’ali’ Al-Masnoo’a” (2/279), and Al-Dhahabi in “Tarteeb Al-Mawdoo’at” (839)


13 – ((Whoever breaks his wudu’ (ablution) and does not renew his wudu’ (ablution), then he has shunned me…))Al-San’ani said: Fabricated; “Al-Mawdoo’at” (53), and Al-Albani said: Fabricated in “Al-Da’eefa” (44)


14 – ((Whoever performs Pilgrimage (Hajj) and does not visit me, has shunned me (has been rude to me))). Fabricated, mentioned by Al-Dhahabi in “Tarteeb Al-Mawdo’at” (600), and Al-San’ani in “Al-Mawdo’at” (52), and Al-Shawkani in “Al-Fawaid Al-Majmoo’a” (326)


15 – ((Whoever performs Hajj, and then visits my grave after my death is like the one who has visited me during my lifetime)). Ibn-Taymiya said: Weak in “Qa’ida Jaleela” (57). Al-Albani said: Fabricated, “Al-Da’eefa” (47), and see also “Zakherat Al-Hufaz” by ibn Al-Qaysarani (4/5250)


16 – ((Disagreement amongst my Ummah is a mercy))Fabricated “Al-Asrar Al-Marfoo’a” (506), “Tanzeeh Al-Sharee’a” (2/402), and Al-Albani said: it is baseless “Al-Da’eefa” (11)


17 – ((My Companions are like the stars; whichever of them you follow, you will be rightly guided)), and in another narration: ((My Companions are like the stars; whichever of them you take his opinion, you will be rightly guided)). Ibn Hazm said: a fabricated void false tradition, that was never found to be authentic “Al-Ihkaam fee Usool Al-Ahkaam” (5/64), and (6/82). Al-Albani said: Fabricated “Al-Da’eefa” (66), and see also “Jami’ Bayan Al-Ilm wa Fadlih” by ibn Abdilbar (2/91)


18 – ((He, who knows himself, knows his Lord))Fabricated “Al-Asrar Al-Marfoo’a” (506), “Tanzeeh Al-Sharee’a” (2/402), and “Tazkirat Al-Mawdoo’at” (11)


19 – ((My Lord has taught me good manners and He mannered me (disciplined me) well)). Ibn Taymiya said: I do not know of a firm/certain chain for it “Ahadeeth Al-Qasaas” (78), and Al-Shawkani mentioned it in “Al-Fawaid Al-Majmoo’a” (1020), and Al-Fatni in “Tazkirat Al-Mawdoo’at” (87)


20 – ((All people are dead except the Scholars (those with knowledge), and all the Scholars (those with knowledge) are punished except the workers, and all the workers are drowned except the sincere, and the sincere are in great danger))Al-Sagh’ani said: this tradition is forged (Muftara), and is not even correct grammatically “Al-Mawdoo’at” (200), Al-Shawkani mentioned it in “Al-Fawaid Al-Majmoo’a” (771), and Al-Fatni in “Tazkirat Al-Mawdoo’at” (200)