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30 Sunnan for 30 Days: Day 15: Eating From What is Closest to You

‘Umar bin Abu Salamah reported: Messenger of Allah (صلى الله عليه وسلم), said to me, “Mention Allah’s Name (i.e., say Bismillah before starting eating), eat with your right hand, and eat from what is near you.” [Al-Bukhari and Muslim] عن … Continue reading

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Licking your fingers after eating

Jabir reported that the Messenger of Allah (صلى الله عليه وسلم) commanded people to lick their fingers and the plate, saying, ‘You do not know where the blessing lies.’” [Muslim In one variant of it, “When one of you drops … Continue reading

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Eating with three fingers

  Ka’b bin Malik (radi Allahu anhu) reported: “I saw the Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) licking his three fingers after eating.” [Sahih Muslim, #5296]  Thus, the best way of eating is that shown by the Messenger … Continue reading

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