‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) cautions against consuming excessive amounts of meat


Is this statement authentically attributed to Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu)?

“Beware of excessive meat, for it has an addiction similar to that of wine”- ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu)



Yes, it is. This narration of Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) is recorded in Muwatta Imam Malik.

(Muwatta Imam Malik, Hadith: 2702)



And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.


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