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Questioning in the grave regarding being unmindful of urine

Question

Is the following Hadith reliable?

اتقوا البول فإنه أول ما يحاسب به العبد في القبر

 

Answer

Imam Tabarani (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Umamah (radiyallahu ‘anhu). ‘Allamah Mundhiri (rahimahullah) has declared the chain sound [bi isnadin la ba’sa bihi]. ‘Allamah Haythami (rahimahullah) states, ‘The narrators have been declared credible’ [rijaluhu muwatthaqun].

(Al Mu’jamul Kabir, Hadith: 7605, 7607, Targhib, vol. 1 pg. 142 and Majma’uz Zawaid, vol. 1 pg. 209. Also see: Faydul Qadir, Hadith: 131)

 

Translation

Beware of [being unmindful of] urine, for it is [among] the first thing a person will questioned about in the grave.

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar