Is this Hadith authentic?
The Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said:
‘There is no day more honourable in Allah’s sight, and no acts more beloved therein to Allah than those in these 10 days. So, say tasbih (subhanallah), takbir (Allahu akhbar) and tahlil (la ilaha illallah) a lot.’
This Hadith is reported by Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu’anhuma) as recorded in Tabarani’s Al-Mu’jamul Kabir, Hadith: 11116.
‘Allamah Mundhiri (rahimahullah) has declared the chain as good (jayyid), whilst Imam Haythami (rahimahullah) has declared all the narrators as authentic (rijalus sahih).
(Targhib, Hadith: 1725 and Majma’uz Zawaid, vol.4 pg.16-17)
Imam Ahmad (rahimahullah) has also recorded this on the authority of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu’anhuma).
(Musnad Ahmad, vol.2 pg.75)
This first sentence of this Hadith is also recorded in Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 969
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,
Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar
Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar