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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