Sahih Bukhari Volume 001, Book 009, Hadith Number 481.
Hadith Section/Book: Sahih Bukhari Sahih Bukhari Book 09. Virtues Of The Prayer Hall (Sutra Of The Musalla)
Narated By Yazid bin Al 'Ubaid : I used to accompany Salama bin Al-Akwa' and he used to pray behind the pillar which was near the place where the Quran's were kept I said, "O Abu Muslim! I see you always seeking to pray behind this pillar." He replied, "I saw Allah's Apostle always seeking to pray near that pillar."