Hadith on Prayer: Best voluntary prayer is offered at home

Zayd ibn Thabit reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O people, perform prayer in your houses, for the best prayer of a man is in his house, except for the prescribed prayers.

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 698

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari

عَنْ زَيْدِ بْنِ ثَابِتٍ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ صَلُّوا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ فِي بُيُوتِكُمْ فَإِنَّ أَفْضَلَ الصَّلَاةِ صَلَاةُ الْمَرْءِ فِي بَيْتِهِ إِلَّا الْمَكْتُوبَةَ

698 صحيح البخاري أبواب صلاة الجماعة والإمامة باب صلاة الليل