Hadith on Death: Recommendation to frequently remember death, the destroyer of pleasures

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Remember often the destroyer of pleasures,” by which he meant death.

Source: Sunan ibn Majah 4258, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani

In another narration, the Prophet said, “Remember often the destroyer of pleasures. Never does a servant remember it during hardship except that it will become easier for him, and never does he not remember it during ease except that it will become harder for him.”

Source: Sahih Ibn Hibban 3069, Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ أَكْثِرُوا ذِكْرَ هَاذِمِ اللَّذَّاتِ يَعْنِي الْمَوْتَ

4258 سنن ابن ماجه كتاب الزهد باب ذكر الموت والاستعداد له

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وفي رواية أخرى قال أَكْثِرُوا ذِكْرَ هَاذِمِ اللَّذَّاتِ فَمَا ذَكَرَهُ عَبْدٌ قَطُّ وَهُوَ فِي ضِيقٍ إِلا وَسَعَهُ عَلَيْهِ وَلا ذَكَرُهُ وَهُوَ فِي سَعَةٍ إِلا ضَيِّقَهُ عَلَيْهِ

3069 صحيح ابن حبان كتاب الجنائز وما يتعلق بها مقدما

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