Hadith on Purity: Remember Allah while in a state of ritual purity

Muhajir ibn Qunfudh reported: He came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, while he was urinating and he greeted him with peace, but the Prophet did not respond until he had performed ablution. The Prophet excused himself and he said, “Verily, I do not like to mention Allah Almighty unless with purity.

Source: Sunan Abī Dāwūd 17

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani

عَنْ الْمُهَاجِرِ بْنِ قُنْفُذٍ أَنَّهُ أَتَى النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ وَهُوَ يَبُولُ فَسَلَّمَ عَلَيْهِ فَلَمْ يَرُدَّ عَلَيْهِ حَتَّى تَوَضَّأَ ثُمَّ اعْتَذَرَ إِلَيْهِ فَقَالَ إِنِّي كَرِهْتُ أَنْ أَذْكُرَ اللَّهَ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ إِلَّا عَلَى طُهْرٍ

17 سنن أبي داود كتاب الطهارة باب أيرد السلام وهو يبول

17 المحدث الألباني خلاصة حكم المحدث صحيح في صحيح أبي داود