Tag: Food الطعام

Hadith on Servants: Do not torture your slaves whom Allah created

April 23, 2018

Abu Dharr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever is suitable for you among your slaves, then feed them from the same food you eat and clothe them from the same clothes you wear. Whoever is not suitable for you, then sell them and do not torture the creation […]

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Umar on Servants: How can you prefer yourselves over your servants?

April 17, 2018

Ibn Abbas reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, passed by some people one day who were eating while their servants were standing. Umar said, “Why do I not see your servants eating with you? Do you not desire them?” A man said, “No, by Allah, O leader of the faithful. Rather, […]

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Salman on Servants: Salman helps his servant with the house chores

April 17, 2018

Abu Qilabah reported: A man entered the home of Salman, may Allah be pleased with him, while he was kneading dough. The man said, “What is this?” Salman said, “We sent out the servant on an errand and we dislike for him to have two tasks at once.” Source: Ḥilyat al-Awliyā’ 657 عَنْ أَبِي قِلابَةَ […]

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Hadith on Signs: Lies and gluttony will prevail before the end of time

March 12, 2018

Imran ibn Hussein reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The best of you belong to my generation, then those who follow them, and then those who follow them. Verily, after you will come deceitful people who cannot be trusted. They will swear oaths without being asked to swear oaths, they will […]

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Hadith on Food: The Prophet never filled his stomach with bread

March 12, 2018

Abu Huraira reported: He passed by some people who had a roasted sheep in front of them and they invited him to it. Abu Huraira refused to eat and he said, “The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, left this world while he had never ate to his fill of barley bread.” […]

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Sufyan on Patience: The believer needs patience like food and water

March 6, 2018

Al-Humaydi reported: Sufyan al-Thawri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The believer is in need of patience just as he is in need of food and drink.” Source: al-Ṣabr li-Ibn Abī Dunyā 84 عَنِ الْحُمَيْدِيِّ عَنْ سُفْيَانَ الثَّوْرِيَّ رحمه الله قَالَ يَحْتَاجُ الْمُؤْمِنُ إِلَى الصَّبْرِ كَمَا يَحْتَاجُ إِلَى الطَّعَامِ وَالشَّرَابِ 84 الصبر لابن أبي […]

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Abu Ja’far on Gluttony: If the stomach is full, the body will sin

March 5, 2018

Ibn Abi Dunya reported: Abu Ja’far, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “When the belly is full, the body will transgress.” Source: al-Jū’ li-Ibn Abī Dunyā 23 عن ابن أبي دنيا عَنْ أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ رحمه الله قَالَ إِذَا امْتَلأَ الْبَطْنُ طَغَى الْجَسَدُ 23 الجوع لابن أبي الدنيا

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Hadith on Hunger: The Prophet would suffer from hunger all day

March 5, 2018

Umar reported: I saw the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, spend the entire day suffering from hunger. He could not find even the worst dates with which to fill his stomach. Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2978 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عن عمر قَالَ لَقَدْ رَأَيْتُ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ […]

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Hadith on Gluttony: Charity is better for you than eating too much

March 4, 2018

Ja’dah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, saw a man with a large belly. The Prophet pointed to his belly and he said, “If this had been placed elsewhere, it would have been better for you.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 2140 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Iraqi Al-Ghazali said, “Meaning, it would have […]

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Umar on Gluttony: A large belly is a punishment, not a blessing

March 4, 2018

Al-Hasan reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, saw a man with a large belly and he said, “What is this?” The man said, “It is a blessing from Allah.” Umar said, “No, rather it is a punishment.” Source: Ḥadīth Muḥammad ibn ‘Abd Allāh al-Anṣārī 42 عَنِ الْحَسَنِ أَنَّ عُمَرَ بْنَ الْخَطَّابِ […]

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