Hadith on Poverty: The Prophet’s family endures hardship, starvation

Aisha reported: We in the household of Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, used to live for a whole month without cooking anything over a fire. We would have nothing to eat but dates and water.

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2792

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim

عَنْ عَائِشَةَ قَالَتْ إِنْ كُنَّا آلَ مُحَمَّدٍ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ لَنَمْكُثُ شَهْرًا مَا نَسْتَوْقِدُ بِنَارٍ إِنْ هُوَ إِلَّا التَّمْرُ وَالْمَاءُ

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