Fabricated Hadith: 'Learn witchcraft but do not practice it'

Question:

What is the degree of authenticity of the following Hadith: “Learn witchcraft but do not practice it

Answer:

This Hadith is not Sahih (authentic).

May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.

  • Date: Muharram 11, 1442 AH
  • Source: Fatawa Al-Lajnah Ad-Da'imah no. 12262-5
  • Muftis: Shaykh Abdul-Aziz ibn Baz , Shaykh Abdul-Razzaq al-Afify , Shaykh Abdullah ibn Ghudayyan