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Travel is a form of punishment

Question

Kindly provide the reference for this narration

“Travel is a portion of torment”

 

Answer

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

The full narration is as follows:

“Travelling is a form of punishment/difficulty. It deprives a person of his food, drink and sleep. When he finishes his task/needs, he should hurry back to his family”

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 1804 and Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 1927)

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar