Tag Archives: Barakah

April, 2021

  • 15 April

    Taking Allah’s name before eating

    Question What is the grading of the following Hadith? “We were with the Prophet when food was presented to him, and I never saw food which had greater blessing when we began to eat, or less when we finished. We asked Allah’s messenger how that was, and he replied, “We mentioned Allah’s name when we ate, then one who ate …

March, 2021

July, 2020

  • 27 July

    There will be no barakah in time before Qiyamah

    Question I am seeking the source of the Hadith regarding the sign of Qiyamah, wherein Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said that the Hour will not arrive until time passes swiftly and a year will be like a month and a month will be like a week.

May, 2019

  • 3 May

    Eating from the sides of the plate and not the middle

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The blessing is removed from the middle of the food so eat from its edges and don’t eat from the middle.” (Tirmidhi)

April, 2019

October, 2018

  • 10 October

    Taking false oaths to sell a commodity

    Question What is the source of this Hadith? Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Taking [false] oaths will hasten the sale of the commodity but will destroy the barakah”

May, 2018

  • 29 May

    ‘Break your fast with dates for there is barakah in it’

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “When one of you breaks his fast, then let him do so with dates, for there is divine blessing in it. If dates are not available, break your fast with water, as it is pure.”

  • 18 May

    Suhur/Sehri; the blessed meal

    Question عن عائشة قالت قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: قربي إلينا الغداء المبارك يعني السحور

  • 11 May

    Three things that remove barakah

    Question Could you verify this narration? “When there is wastage/extravagance, adultery [zina] and deception/treachery found in one’s home, then the blessings [barakah] will be removed”

February, 2018

  • 27 February

    Eating together is a source of blessing

    Question Is this authentic? Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibn Al Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Eat together and do not eat separately, as there is more barakah (blessings) when eating in a group.”

November, 2017

  • 15 November

    Washing the hands before eating

    Question Is there any authentic Hadith which mentions washing of the hands before eating?

  • 3 November

    Learn your lineage so that you may join family ties

    Question Can this Hadith be quoted? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Learn about your family lineage and roots so that you may join family ties, for family ties brings love in the family, increases one’s wealth and brings barakah to/increases one’s life”