Reference
ID 4282
Collector Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj
Book Sahih Muslim
Chapter The Book of Prayer (Funerals)
Reference (English Book) Book 4, Hadith 2093
Reference (Arabic Book) Book 12, Hadith 2264
Hadith Type Khabar
Matn (English)

It is narrated on the authority of Abu Sa'id al-Khudri that the Holy Prophet (may peace be upon him) said: When you follow a bier, do not sit until it is placed on the (ground).

Matn (Arabic)

حَدَّثَنَا عُثْمَانُ بْنُ أَبِي شَيْبَةَ، حَدَّثَنَا جَرِيرٌ، عَنْ سُهَيْلِ بْنِ أَبِي صَالِحٍ، عَنْ أَبِيهِ، عَنْ أَبِي سَعِيدٍ، قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏ "‏ إِذَا اتَّبَعْتُمْ جَنَازَةً فَلاَ تَجْلِسُوا حَتَّى تُوضَعَ ‏"‏ ‏.‏