Hadith on Tribalism: Whoever dies upon tribalism has died upon ignorance

May 3, 2011

Jundab ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever is killed under the banner of blind following, who calls to tribalism or supports tribalism, then he has died upon ignorance.”

Source: Sahih Muslim 1850

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim

عَنْ جُنْدَبِ بْنِ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ الْبَجَلِيِّ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ مَنْ قُتِلَ تَحْتَ رَايَةٍ عِمِّيَّةٍ يَدْعُو عَصَبِيَّةً أَوْ يَنْصُرُ عَصَبِيَّةً فَقِتْلَةٌ جَاهِلِيَّةٌ

1850 صحيح مسلم كِتَاب الْإِمَارَةِ من كره من أميره شيئا فليصبر عليه