Hadith on Asceticism: The Prophet’s family never ate their fill for three days in a row

May 15, 2011

Aisha reported: The family of Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, had never eaten their fill of wheat bread for three consecutive nights since they had emigrated to Medina until the death of the Prophet.

Source: Sahih Bukhari 6089, Sahih Muslim 2970

Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Imam Muslim

عَنْ عَائِشَةَ قَالَتْ مَا شَبِعَ آلُ مُحَمَّدٍ صلى الله عليه وسلم مُنْذُ قَدِمَ الْمَدِينَةَ مِنْ طَعَامِ بُرٍّ ثَلاَثَ لَيَالٍ تِبَاعًا حَتَّى قُبِضَ

6089 صحيح البخاري كِتَاب الرِّقَاقِ إني لأول العرب رمى بسهم في سبيل الله ورأيتنا نغزو وما لنا طعام إلا ورق الحبلة

2970 صحيح مسلم كتاب الزهد والرقائق