Hadith on Prayer: An evil prayer only moves people away from Allah

October 31, 2016

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever is not prohibited from immorality and evil by his prayer, then it will not increase him with Allah except in distance.

Source: Musnad al-Shihāb 483

Grade: Hasan (fair) according to As-Saffarini

Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “In prayer is prevention and deterrence from disobedience to Allah.”

Source: Tafsīr Ibn Abī Ḥātim 29:45

عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ مَنْ لَمْ تَنْهَهُ صَلاتُهُ عَنِ الْفَحْشَاءِ وَالْمُنْكَرِ لَمْ يَزْدَدْ بِهَا مِنَ اللَّهِ إِلا بُعْدًا

483 مسند الشهاب

90 المحدث السفاريني الحنبلي خلاصة حكم المحدث إسناده حسن نزل شرح كتاب الشهاب

وقال ابن عباس رضي الله عنه فِي الصَّلاةِ مُنْتَهًى وَمُزْدَجَرٌ، عَنْ مَعَاصِي اللَّهِ

29:45 تفسير ابن أبي حاتم