Is this Hadeeth Saheeh: “Seven (types of people) whom Allaah will shade.”

Question 542: What is meant by the shade mentioned in the Hadeeth: Seven (types of people) whom Allaah will shade with His Shade on the Day when there is no shade but His.

Answer: It is the shade of the `Arsh (Throne) of Allaah, the Most Merciful (Blessed and Exalted be He). This explanation is based on the Hadeeth narrated by Salmaan (may Allaah be pleased with him) in the Sunan (Hadeeth compilations classified by jurisprudential themes) of Sa`eed ibn Mansoor that states: Seven (types of people) whom Allaah will shade with the Shade of His `Arsh… Al-Haafid ibn Hajar (may Allaah be merciful to him) ranked its Isnaad (chain of narration) as Hasan (contains a narrator with weak exactitude, but is free from eccentricity or blemish); al-Fath vol. 2, p.144... read more here.