The death of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), a sign of Qiyamah

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Is the death of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) regarded to be a sign of Qiyamah?



Yes. This is mentioned in a Hadith recorded by Imam Bukhari (rahimahullah).

Sayyiduna ‘Awf ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said, “I went to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) during the Battle of Tabuk expedition while he was in a leather [hide] tent. He (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, ‘Count six signs before Qiyamah, My death….”

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 3176)

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

This answer was collected from The answers were either answered or checked by Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) who was a Shaykhul Hadith in South Africa, or by his son, Moulana Muhammad Abasoomer (hafizahullah), who is a Hadith specialist. 

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