Please provide a reference for the following narration regarding music,

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“My Rabb has commanded me to destroy all musical instruments…”


Imam Ahmad (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith in his Musnad with a weak chain.

(Musnad Ahmad, vol. 5 pg. 257. Majma’uz Zawaid, vol. 5 pg. 69)


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.


Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala


Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar


Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar