The Ruling on Drinking Water in One Go – Shaykh Saalih Al-Fawzaan

Translated by Abu 'Abdullah Naasir Hussain حفظه الله Video Courtesy: Bilal Nahim This questioner says: O virtuous Shaykh, l have heard that the Prophet, may the praise of Allah and peace be upon him, commanded that water should be drunk in one go. Is this correct? Shaykh Fawzan: This is not correct. Rather the Prophet, …

Eating While Standing – Shaykh al-Albaani

We should not eat while standing Q: “Is it allowed to eat while standing?” Shaikh al-Albaani: “I say, there is no text about the prohibition of eating while standing like there occurs the text prohibiting drinking while standing. But there is a narration from Anas bin Maalik رضي الله عنه that when he narrated to those …

Eating with Three Fingers – Shaykh al-Albaani

Source: silsilat ul-hudaa wa nnoor – the series of guidance and light - tape no. 692 ~ Question #6: “Is it sunnah to eat with three fingers generally with respect to all food or specifically with thareed[1] only?” Shaykh al-Albaani (rahimahullaah) answers: “There isn’t, in the Sunnah mentioned from the Prophet (sallAllaahu ‘alayhi wa aalihi …

Some Ahadeeth pertaining to Food and Drink – Shaykh al Albaani

Taken from Silsilah Ahadeeth As-Saheehah of Shaykh Al-Albaani Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya Part A 1- 790 – From Ibn Abbas who said that I heard the Messenger of Allaah - sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- saying: ‘Jibraeel came to me and said: O Muhammad! Indeed Allaah -Azza wa Jal - has cursed alcohol, the one who makes it, and the one …

Drinking standing up – Shaykh al-Albaani

Taken from  ‘Silsilah Ahadeeth As-Saheehah’ By the Muhaddith, Shaykh, Allamaa’ Muhammad Nasir uddeen al-Albaani Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya No. 175  – From Abu Huraira who said: the Messenger of Allaah -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- said: ‘One of you should not dare drink standing up.’ In another wording: From Abu Huraira said: from the Prophet -sallAllaahu alayhi …

From the Manners of Eating Food – Shaykh al-Albaani

Taken from ‘Silsilah Ahadeeth As-Saheehah’ By the Muhaddith, Shaykh, Allamaa’ Muhammad Nasir uddeen al-Albaani Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya No. 71 – From AbdurRahman bin Jubayr who said: a man who used to serve the Messenger of Allaah -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- for eight years narrated to him: that he used to hear the Messenger of Allaah …

The Encouragement to Eat of what Your Own Hands Have Earned & Sufficing with it Over Begging & Subjugating Oneself to Handouts

Taken from ‘Riyadh as-Saliheen’ By Imaam an-Nawwawi Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya Allaah Ta’ala said: <<Then when the (Jumu’a Salah) prayer has finished, you may disperse through the land, and seek the Bounty of Allaah (by working, etc.) >> [Juma’ :10] 544 – On the authority of Abu Abdullaah az-Zubayr bin ‘Awwaam –Radhiallaahu anhu- who …

Only Saying Bismillaah When Beginning Food – Shaykh al-Albaani

By the Muhaddith, Shaykh, Allamaa’ Muhammad Nasir uddeen al-Albaani Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya No. 344- From Umar bin Abu Salmah who said: I was a young boy in the house of the Messenger of Allaah -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- and my hands used to take food from all over the dish, the Messenger of Allaah -sallAllaahu …

Prohibition of using Utensils made of Gold and Silver

Imam Al-Nawawi's Riyad-us-Saliheen Chapter 364 Prohibition of using Utensils made of Gold and Silver 1795. Umm Salamah (May Allah be pleased with her) said: The Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, "Whosoever drinks in utensils of silver, in fact, kindles in his belly the fire of Hell.'' [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]. The narration of …

Abomination of Joining As-Salat (The Prayer) when the Food is ready orwhen one is in desperate need to answer the call of Nature

Imam Al-Nawawi's Riyad-us-Saliheen Chapter 339 Abomination of Joining As-Salat (The Prayer) when the Food is ready or when one is in desperate need to answer the call of Nature 1753. `Aishah (May Allah be pleased with her) said: I heard the Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) saying, "No Salat (prayer) should be performed …

Undesirability of Entering the Mosque after Eating raw Onion or Garlic

Imam Al-Nawawi's Riyad-us-Saliheen Chapter 311 Undesirability of Entering the Mosque after Eating raw Onion or Garlic 1701. Ibn `Umar (May Allah be pleased with them) said: The Prophet (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, "He who has eaten garlic should not come to our mosque.'' [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]. The narration in Muslim is: "He who has …

Excellence of Cupbearer drinking Last

Imam Al-Nawawi's Riyad-us-Saliheen Chapter 115 Excellence of Cupbearer drinking Last 773. Abu Qatadah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, "He who serves others with drinking water should be the last to drink himself.'' [At-Tirmidhi].

Prohibition of Eating two Date-fruits Simultaneously

Imam Al-Nawawi's Riyad-us-Saliheen Chapter 105 Prohibition of Eating two Date-fruits Simultaneously 742. Jabalah bin Suhaim reported: We were with `Abdullah bin Az-Zubair (May Allah be pleased with them) in a time of famine, then we were provided with dates. (Once) when we were eating, `Abdullah bin `Umar (May Allah be pleased with them) passed by …

Undesirability of blowing into the Vessel while Drinking

Imam Al-Nawawi's Riyad-us-Saliheen Chapter 113 Undesirability of blowing into the Vessel while Drinking 765. Abu Sa`id Al-Khudri (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) prohibited us blowing in the drinking water. A man said: "O Messenger of Allah! Sometimes I see some litter floating about on the surface. …

Undesirability of Eating in a Reclining Posture

Imam Al-Nawawi's Riyad-us-Saliheen Chapter 108 Undesirability of Eating in a Reclining Posture 746.  Abu Juhaifah  Wahb  bin `Abdullah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, "I do not eat reclining (against a pillow).'' [Al-Bukhari]. 747. Anas (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: I saw Messenger of …

Undesirability of Drinking directly from the mouth of a Water-Skin

Imam Al-Nawawi's Riyad-us-Saliheen Chapter 112 Undesirability of Drinking directly from the mouth of a Water-Skin 762. Abu Sa`id Al-Khudri (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) forbade turning the water-skin upside down and drinking directly from its mouth. [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]. 763. Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased …

Eating from the Side of the Vessel

Imam Al-Nawawi's Riyad-us-Saliheen Chapter 107 Eating from the Side of the Vessel 744. Ibn `Abbas (May Allah be pleased with them) reported: The Prophet (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, "Blessing descends upon food in its middle, so eat from the sides of the vessel and do not eat from its middle.'' [At-Tirmidhi and Abu Dawud]. …

Etiquette of Drinking Water

Imam Al-Nawawi's Riyad-us-Saliheen Chapter 111 Etiquette of Drinking Water 757. Anas (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) used to breathe three times in the course of a drink (he used to drink in three gulps). [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]. 758. Ibn `Abbas (May Allah be pleased with them) …

Permission to Drink while in a standing Posture

Imam Al-Nawawi's Riyad-us-Saliheen Chapter 114 Permission to Drink while in a standing Posture 767. Ibn `Abbas (May Allah be pleased with them) reported: I served Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) Zamzam water to drink and he drank it while he was standing. [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]. 768. An-Nazzal bin Sabrah (May Allah be pleased …

Excellence of Eating with three Fingers and Licking them

Imam Al-Nawawi's Riyad-us-Saliheen Chapter 109 Excellence of Eating with three Fingers and Licking them 748. Ibn `Abbas (May Allah be pleased with them) reported: Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, "When  one of you finishes eating, he should not wipe his fingers until he has licked them himself or has given them to …