Sahih Bukhari | Volume 1 | Hadith Number 481
Narrated 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 Qur'ans 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."