Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would seek protection from the punishment of the grave after Salah

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Could you reference this narration?

Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) said:

“I asked Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) about the torment of the grave, and he said ‘Yes, the torment of the grave is real.’ Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) said, ‘After that I never saw Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) offer any Salah but he would seek Allah’s refuge from the torment of the grave.”



Imams Nasai and Ahmad (rahimahumallah) have recorded this narration.

(Sunan Nasai; Al Mujtaba, Hadith: 1308 and Musnad Ahmad, vol. 6 pg. 174)


Imam Bukhari (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration with variation in the wording.

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 1372)


Also see here.


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar


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