Tag Archives: Food

February, 2014

  • 17 February

    Reference for the du’a before meals

    Question I wanted to know the reference for the famous  du’a before meals:  بسم الله و بركة الله  Bismillahi wa Barakatillah  

  • 13 February

    Why is eating pork forbidden

    Question Many people do not know why we are forbidden from eating pork. Besides the health risks, is there anything else we should know about ?

January, 2014

  • 27 January

    Hot Food Has No Barakah

    Question Can you please give me the exact reference to the following Hadith. I have been searching for it for some time and was pleased that it was sent to me. Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) says: “To allow the food to get cold before partaking of it, for hot food has no barakah.” Elsewhere we learn hot food weakens the stomach.