Hadith on Death: Prepare to die and experience the grave

Al-Bara’ reported: We were with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, at a funeral and he was sitting beside the edge of the grave, weeping until the ground became wet. The Prophet said, “O my brethren, prepare for the likes of this.

Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 4195

Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani

عَنْ الْبَرَاءِ قَالَ كُنَّا مَعَ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ فِي جِنَازَةٍ فَجَلَسَ عَلَى شَفِيرِ الْقَبْرِ فَبَكَى حَتَّى بَلَّ الثَّرَى ثُمَّ قَالَ يَا إِخْوَانِي لِمِثْلِ هَذَا فَأَعِدُّوا

4195 سنن ابن ماجه كتاب الزهد باب الحزن والبكاء

7844 المحدث الألباني خلاصة حكم المحدث حسن في صحيح الجامع

Scroll to Top