Refrences

[21]. Tabarānī related it inal-Mu‘jam-ul-kabīr (5:192 # 5059); Haythamī,Majma‘-uz-zawā’id (9:104, 106); Hindī,Kanz-ul-‘ummāl (11:609 # 32946); and Ibn Kathīr inal-Bidāyah wan-nihāyah (4:170).

Nasā’ī has reproduced it inKhasā’is amīr-il-mu’minīn ‘Alī bin Abī Tālib (pp.100,101 # 96) on the authority of ‘Amr Dhī Mur.

[22]. Qur'ān (al-Mā’idah , the Table spread) 5:3.

[23]. Khatīb Baghdādī related it inTārīkh Baghdad (8:290); Wāhidī,Asbāb-un-nuzūl (p.108); Rāzī,at-Tafsīr-ul-kabīr (11:139); Ibn ‘Asākir,Tārīkh Dimashq al-kabīr (45:176,177); Ibn Kathīr,al-Bidāyah wan-nihāyah (5:464); and Tabarānī inal-Mu‘jam-ul-awsat (3:324#).

Ibn ‘Asākir narrated it through Abū Sa‘īd al-Khudrī inTārīkh Dimashq al-kabīr (45:179)

Suyūtī said inad-Durr-ul-manthūr fit-tafsīr bil-ma’thūr (2:259) that the verse (5:3) revealed when the Prophet (SAW) said on the day of Ghadīr Khum:

من كنت مولاه فعلي مولاه.

One who has me as his master has ‘Alī as his master.

[24]. Qur'ān (al-Mā’idah , the Table spread) 5:67.

[25]. Rāzī related the tradition inat-Tafsīr-ul-kabīr (12:49, 50).

Ibn Abī Hātim Rāzī has copied Abū Sa‘īd al-Khudrī’s tradition from ‘Atiyyah al-‘Awfī inTafsīr-ul-Qur'ān-il-‘azīm (4:1172 # 6609) to point out that the verse (5:67) was revealed in praise of ‘Alī bin Abī Tālib (RA).

The following also related the tradition:

i. Wāhidī,Asbāb-un-nuzūl (p. 115).

ii. Suyūtī,ad-Durr-ul-manthūr fit-tafsīr bil-ma’thūr (2:298).

iii. Ālūsī,Rūh-ul-ma‘ānī (6:193).

iv. Shawkānī,Fath-ul-qadīr (2:60).

[26]. Qur'ān (al-Mā’idah , the Table spread) 5:55.

[27]. Tabarānī related it inal-Mu‘jam-ul-awsat (7:129, 130 # 6228),al-Mu‘jam-ul-kabīr (4:174 # 4053; 5:195, 203, 204 # 5068, 5069, 5092, 5097), and inal-Mu‘jam-us-saghīr (1:65).

Ahmad bin Hambal narrated it inal-Musnad (1:119; 4:372); Hākim,al-Mustadrak (3:119, 371 # 4576, 5594); Diyā’ Maqdisī,al-Ahādīth-ul-mukhtārah (2:106, 174 # 480, 553); Haythamī,Majma‘-uz-zawā’id (7:17),Mawārid-uz-zam’ān (p.544 # 2205); Ibn Athīr,Asad-ul-ghābah fī ma‘rifat-is-sahābah (2:362; 3:487); Hindī,Kanz-ul-‘ummāl (11:332, 333 # 31662; 13:104, 169 # 36340, 36511); and Khatīb Baghdādī inTārīkh Baghdad (7:377).

Hindī has written inKanz-ul-‘ummāl (11:609 # 32950): Tabarānī related this tradition from Abū Hurayrah (RA) and twelve Companions (RA), and Imām Ahmad bin Hambal has related it from Abū Ayyūb al-Ansārī (RA) and a larger number of Companions (RA). Hākim has narrated it from ‘Alī (RA) and Talhah (RA) inal-Mustadrak . Imām Ahmad bin Hambal and Tabarānī have related this tradition from ‘Alī, Zayd bin Arqam and thirty Companions (RA). Abū Nu‘aym has copied it from Sa‘d inFadāil-us-sahābah and Khatīb Baghdādī has copied it from Anas (RA).

Khatīb Baghdādī has copied it inTārīkh Baghdad (12:343) from ‘Abdullāh bin ‘Abbās (RA) along with the words:

من كنت مولاه فعلي مولاه.

One who has me as his master has ‘Alī as his master.

[28]. Haythamī has related this tradition from Tabarānīin Majma‘-uz-zawā’id (9:108, 109) and has called its narrators credible (thiqah ); and Hindī copied it inKanz-ul-‘ummāl (11:611 # 32958).

Ibn ‘Asākir narrated it inTārīkh Dimashq al-kabīr (45:181, 182).

[29]. Ahmad bin Hambal related it with a sound chain of authorities inal-Musnad (1:152), andFadā’il-us-sahābah (2:705 # 1206); Ibn Abī ‘Āsim,as-Sunnah (p.604 # 1369); Tabarānī,al-Mu‘jam-ul-awsat (7:448 # 6878); Hindī,Kanz-ul-‘ummāl (13:77, 168 # 32950, 36511); Ibn ‘Asākir,Tārīkh Dimashq al-kabīr (45:161, 162, 163); and Ibn Kathīr inal-Bidāyah wan-nihāyah (4:171).

Haythamī, copying it inMajma‘-uz-zawā’id (9:107), has commented that its narrators are credible ( rijāluhū thiqah ).

[30]. Hākim related it inal-Mustadrak (2:129, 130 # 2589); Ahmad bin Hambal,al-Musnad (5:350, 358, 361); Nasā’ī,Khasā’is amīr-il-mu’minīn ‘Alī bin Abī Tālib (pp. 85, 86 # 77); ‘Abd-ur-Razzāq,al-Musannaf (11:225 # 20388); Ibn Abī Shaybah,al-Musannaf (12:84 # 12181); and Manāwī inFayd-ul-qadīr (6:218).

Hākim is of the view that this tradition is quite compatible with the requirements of Bukhārī and Muslim for asahīh (sound)hadīth , and narrated the tradition through another chain of transmission on the authority of Sa‘d bin ‘Ubaydah (RA) who has relied on the narration of Abū ‘Awānah. He has also narrated it briefly on the authority of Buraydah al-Aslamī (RA) at another place inal-Mustadrak (3:110 # 4578).

Abū Nu‘aym related it briefly with the words -من كنت مولاه فعلي مولاه (one who has me as his master has ‘Alī as his master - inHilyat-ul-awliyā’ wa tabaqāt-ul-asfiyā’ (4:23).

Ibn ‘Asākir related it inTārīkh Dimashq al-kabīr (45:76).

Haythamī copied it inMajma‘-uz-zawā’id (9:108) and said: Bazzar narrated it and its men are those of soundhadīth (rijīluhū sahīh )

Hindī related it briefly with the words - من كنت مولاه فعلي مولاه (one who has me as his master has ‘Alī as his master) - inKanz-ul-‘ummāl (11:602 # 32905).