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  • Drinking with the left hand while supporting the glass with the right hand Date: 2-12-2008

    Salaam Alaikum Wa Rahmatullaah ... Dear Shaikh, Please advice if we can drink with our left hand while supporting the glass with our right hand (from the bottom), as is usually practiced in India? Jazaak Allaahu Khairan.. More

  • Saying Bismillaah before eating or drinking Date: 5-9-2007

    Assalamu Alikum, Before Eating we say 'Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem'. But recently i heard, We should say, 'Bismillah' and Not 'Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem'. Is this true? If so, on what occations we should say 'Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem'? Please nee your answer. .. More

  • Talking while eating Date: 13-3-2007

    is there any haadith on whether one can talk while eating or not. Someone said there is an hadith that said Jews make noise while eating and christien keep silent althrough, and that based on this, ROSUL (SAW) ordered us to be inbetween, neither too noisy nor too silent. Is there any hadith like this? if yes where can we find it? may Allah ease the.. More

  • Eating in a group is better than eating separately Date: 27-4-2006

    Is it true many people eating from a single large plate is better and is Sunnah? And if there is any Hadeeth regarding this matter?.. More

  • Facing Qiblah when eating Date: 20-2-2006

    Are you allowed to face the Qiblah when you are eating? .. More

  • Eating with the hand or with a spoon Date: 21-12-2005

    Is it necessary in Islam to eat with hand? It’s not allowed to use spoon. I dislike drinking or eating in the used utensil without washing it. Is it sin? .. More

  • The Prophet's way of drinking while eating Date: 14-12-2005

    May Allaah reward you for all the efforts that you have put in this web site. Please I would like to know how Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, used to drink water during a meal. Was he having a drink while eating or at the end of the meal? .. More

  • Eating and drinking Date: 31-8-2005

    The Tableeghee Jama'at people, after having food, drink water from the same vessel/container, with their mouths. Is it from the Sunnah? I think that it is unhealthy/unhygienic. Please do reply. .. More

  • Drinking milk from a glass before others Date: 4-8-2005

    I have a doubt regarding drinking milk in a transparent glass in front of others. Is it permissible? .. More

  • Wants to know how to drink Zam-Zam water Date: 22-3-2005

    In the drinking of Zam-Zam water, which is preferred, drinking the water in three gulp or drinking one's fill? I ask because sometimes you may have to drink more than three gulps to reach your fill and sometimes one or two gulps may be enough to get to your fill. .. More

  • Wasting food Date: 8-8-2004

    Is it Haram to waste food, or not to eat all the food on your plate? give me text please... More

  • Drinking water from a bottle Date: 18-2-2004

    Is drinking water from a bottle allowed in Islam? .. More

  • Saying "grace" over one's meal before eating Date: 18-5-2003

    I realised later I had forgotten to say "Bismi Allahi Arrahmani Arraheem" before my meals. So after about 30 minutes I say "Bismillah Wal Awwalahu Wal Akhirah". What is the duration allowed to say this? Is it accepted after 30 minutes?.. More

  • Hadith about eating alone Date: 2-2-2003

    I understand that Rasulullah (SAW) always had company to enjoy his food or meal while Nabi Ibrahim (SA) would not eat until he found company to eat together with him. What is the ruling if one has no choice but to eat or breakfast in the house without any company. What does the Hadith say about this situation where a person is living alone in the house?.. More

  • Eating with the left hand Date: 12-10-2002

    While eating food with a fork and a knife, the suggested practice is to hold the fork with the left hand and pick the food with the fork and eat it. But the Sunnah of the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) prohibits eating with the left hand. What is the solution?.. More