‘Do not desire to meet the enemy, ask Allah for protection’

Question

Is there a narration wherein Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Do not desire to meet the enemy but ask Allah for protection?”

 

Answer

Imam Bukhari and Imam Muslim (rahimahumallah) have recorded this narration on the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu).

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 3026 and Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 1742)

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar