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I just wanna HAWALA of the hadith in which it is told that Awais Qarni broke his teeth when he heard about the lost tooth of hazrat Muhammad. Is this hadith authentic??? Can u plz help me.
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Awais qami broke teeth
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Hadrat Awais Qarni (r.a.) was from the tribe of ‘Qarni’
As much as Hadrat Awais Qarni (r.a.) is honored, respected, and included as one amongst the noble companions of the Messenger of Allah (saws), there is absolutely no evidence in the authentic or established Sunnah or in the records of history that he broke his teeth in the Yemen when he heard that the teeth of Allah’s Messenger (saws) has been injured and broken during the Battle of Uhud.
Had the breaking of one’s teeth oneself after the episode that occurred with the Prophet (saws) in Uhud considered a virtue in Islam, the companions closest to the Prophet (saws) like Hadrat Abu Bakr (r.a.), Hadrat Umar (r.a.), Hadrat Uthmaan (r.a.), Hadrat Ali (r.a.), etc. too would have broken their teeth to earn the Pleasure of Allah and His Messenger (saws)….but there is absolutely no record of such an occurrence.
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