I narrated 50,000 hadeeth from memory

Reference: al-Hath ‘alaa Talabil-‘Ilm – Page 45
Siyar A’laam an-Nubalaa – Volume 15, Page 436
al-Hifth – Ahammiyyatuhu, ‘Ajaa.ibuhu, Tareeqatuhu, Asbaabuhu – Page 12

It has been narrated:

When Abu ‘Abdullaah ‘Abdur-Rahmaan ibn Ahmad al-Khuttootee (died 335AH) arrived in al-Basrah (Iraq), he had no books with him. He remained in al-Basrah for some months until his books arrived. Thereafter he said:

I narrated 50,000 hadeeth from memory until my books arrived.

He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004. He currently resides in Birmingham, UK.

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