Annemarie Schimmel attributes, in her book “And Muhammad is his messenger”, the following statement to Sayyidna Abu Bakr: “I do not omit anything of the things the Messenger of God has done, for I am afraid that if I should omit it, I could go astray.”
Is this hadith authentic? And where is it recorded?
This hadith is sound (sahih) and is recorded in Sahih al-Bukhari and Sahih Muslim.
Hajj Gibril Haddad