Tag: Food الطعام

Hadith on Milk: Blessings in pure, unadulterated cow’s milk

January 21, 2018

Tariq ibn Shihab reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah Almighty did not place an ailment but that he also placed its cure. You should drink the milk of cows, for they are given health by all kinds of trees.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 18352 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to As-Suyuti […]

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Hadith on Aqiqah: Recommendation to sacrifice one sheep for each newborn

January 13, 2018

Nafi’ reported: Abdullah ibn Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, was not asked by anyone from his family to provide a newborn celebration (al-‘aqiqah) but that he would perform it. He would perform a newborn celebration for his child by sacrificing a sheep for each boy and girl. Malik said, “The matter in which […]

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Hadith on Marriage: Rights are at the intersection of duties in marriage

December 28, 2017

Uqbah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The most worthy of conditions to fulfill (in marriage) are those that permit intimacy.” Umar said, “Verily, rights are at the intersection of conditions. You will have what you accepted as conditions.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 2572, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1418 Grade: Muttafaqun […]

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Hadith on Utensils: Wash vessels of unbelievers if they eat pork, drink wine

November 29, 2017

Abu Tha’labah reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, we live in a land of the people of the Book. Can we eat from their utensils?” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not eat from them unless you cannot find anything else, then wash them and eat from them.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ […]

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Hadith on Meals: No need to investigate the food of a Muslim host

November 28, 2017

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When one of you enters the home of his brother Muslim and he serves him food, then let him eat his food and not ask him about it. If he serves him one of his drinks, then let him drink from […]

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Hadith on Marriage: Is my wife Aisha invited to dinner, too?

November 20, 2017

Anas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, had a Persian neighbour who would make good soup. He made some for the Prophet and then came to invite him. The Prophet said, “And this is my wife, Aisha.” The man said no, so the Prophet said no. The man returned another […]

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Hadith on Orphans: Care for the orphans, free the slaves

October 11, 2017

Malik ibn Al-Harith reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever embraces an orphan of two Muslim parents by feeding him and giving him drink until he is independent of him, Paradise will certainly be necessary for him. Whoever emancipates a Muslim man, he will be his freedom from the […]

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Hadith on Muslims: Those who pray towards Mecca are Muslims

August 21, 2017

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever prays our prayer, faces our direction of prayer (al-qiblah), and eats our slaughtered animals, they are Muslims under the protection of Allah and the protection of his messenger. Thus, do not betray Allah in the matter of his protection.” […]

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Wahb on Health: The head of health is diet, wisdom is silence

August 9, 2017

Ibrahim ibn Muhammad reported: Wahb ibn Munabbih, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The doctors agreed that the head of medicine is diet. And the wise men agreed that the head of wisdom is silence.” Source: al-Ṣamt li Ibn Abī Dunyā 619 عَنْ إِبْرَاهِيمَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ فِرَاسٍ عَنْ وَهْبِ بْنِ مُنَبِّهٍ رَحِمَهُ اللَّهُ […]

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Maymun on Fasting: Easiest part of fasting is not eating or drinking

May 29, 2017

Ja’far reported: Maymun ibn Mihran, may Allah have mercy on him, would say, “Verily, the easiest part of fasting is leaving food and drink.” Source: Shu’ab al-Imān 3373 عن جعفر عن ميمون بن مهران رحمه الله كان يقول إِنَّ أَهْوَنَ الصَّوْمِ تَرْكُ الطَّعَامِ وَالشَّرَابِ 3373 شعب الإيمان للبيهقي

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