Hadith on Ease: The Prophet makes things easy for his nation

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Were it not hardship upon my nation, I would have commanded them to perform ablution with every prayer or to use the toothstick with every ablution. And I would have delayed the evening prayer until a third of the night.

Source: Musnad Aḥmad 7513

Grade: Hasan (authentic) according to Al-Arna’ut

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ لَوْلَا أَنْ أَشُقَّ عَلَى أُمَّتِي لَأَمَرْتُهُمْ عِنْدَ كُلِّ صَلَاةٍ بِوُضُوءٍ أَوْ مَعَ كُلِّ وُضُوءٍ سِوَاكٌ وَلَأَخَّرْتُ عِشَاءَ الْآخِرَةِ إِلَى ثُلُثِ اللَّيْلِ

7513 مسند أحمد

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