Message of Thaqalayn

A Quarterly Journal of Islamic Studies

Eating and Drinking Conduct of the Prophet Muhammad

In the present day, a great deal of research is being done on how to eat as well as eating etiquette for people’s wellbeing. This article touches upon Prophet Muhammad’s eating and drinking habits and etiquette, including the kinds of food he ate, the amount eaten, when he ate, and with whom.  Other aspects of eating etiquette, such as beginning a meal with Allah’s name, ending it in praising Him, hygiene, and avoiding wastefulness are also considered. Since the Prophet was chosen by Allah to deliver His message to the people through teaching them how to live and eventually reach perfection, he is the perfect model to be followed in every aspect of a person’s life.



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