Kindly provide the reference and authenticity for the following Hadith:

A sign of Qiyamah is that mountains behind the Ka’bah Sharif will be erased



Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Amr (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) is reported to have said: “……When you see tunnels/canals being dug in Makkah Mukarramah and the buildings (of Makkah Mukarramah) higher than the peak of the mountains then know that Qiyamah is close.”

(Musannaf ibn Abi Shaybah, Hadith: 14306)


Al Muhaddith Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (May ‘Allah protect him) has classified the above Hadith as sound (hasan) in his footnotes on Musannaf ibn Abi Shaybah, Hadith: 14306.

Note: The narration in question is the recorded as the statement of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Amr (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) and should be quoted as such.


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,


Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala


Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar


Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar