Archives: Etiquette of eating and drinking

Eating from a table

August 7, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Etiquette of eating and drinking.

What should a muslim do who wants to follow the sunnah, but the people you are visiting are not following the sunnah, for example they are eating from a dining table. Do I have the right to sit on the floor or should I follow the housefolk? Praise be to Allaah.  It was narrated that • Read More »

Family restaurants

August 7, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Etiquette of eating and drinking.

What is your opinion on taking my wife to a restaurant, if there are booths? Please note that we are committed Muslims. Praise be to Allaah.  Nowadays there has appeared among some Muslim families and Muslim woman a phenomenon that is foreign to the conservative Muslim society that seeks to protect and shield women. It • Read More »

Ruling on drinking whilst standing

August 7, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Etiquette of eating and drinking.

I have read some ahaadeeth which say that it is forbidden to drink whilst standing. Does this mean that drinking whilst standing is prohibited?. Praise be to Allaah.  There are ahaadeeth which say that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) forbade drinking whilst standing. For example, Muslim (2024, 2025) narrated from • Read More »

What should a person say when he realizes after he has finished eating that he forgot to say Bismillaah?

August 7, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Etiquette of eating and drinking.

After I had finished eating my meal and I wanted to praise Allaah after finishing eating, I remembered that I had not said Bismillaah. Should I say Bismillaah awwalahu wa aakhirahu, alhamdulillaah (In the name of Allaah at the beginning and the end, praise be to Allaah)? Or should I say Alhamdu-Lillaah only? Or what? • Read More »

Extravagance on wala’im (banquets)

August 7, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Etiquette of eating and drinking.

A woman went to another woman’s house as she gave birth. She found much extravagance on the banquet there as their traditions require. She congratulated her but did not eat from the waleemah (banquet) fearing she commits a sin. They keep celebrating the same tradition for one week or more. What is the ruling on • Read More »

Ahaadeeth of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) which criticize extravagance with regard to food

August 7, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Etiquette of eating and drinking.

How authentic are the two following ahadeeth: Narrated by A’esha, may Allah be pleased with her, that she said: “the first calamity for this nation after the prophet’s death is fullness of their stomachs; when their stomachs became full, they became obese and their hearts weakened and their desires became wild” Bukhari. The prophet advised • Read More »

Eating from a table

August 7, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Etiquette of eating and drinking.

What should a muslim do who wants to follow the sunnah, but the people you are visiting are not following the sunnah, for example they are eating from a dining table. Do I have the right to sit on the floor or should I follow the housefolk? Praise be to Allaah.  It was narrated that • Read More »

Family restaurants

August 7, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Etiquette of eating and drinking.

What is your opinion on taking my wife to a restaurant, if there are booths? Please note that we are committed Muslims. Praise be to Allaah.  Nowadays there has appeared among some Muslim families and Muslim woman a phenomenon that is foreign to the conservative Muslim society that seeks to protect and shield women. It • Read More »

Ruling on drinking whilst standing

August 7, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Etiquette of eating and drinking.

I have read some ahaadeeth which say that it is forbidden to drink whilst standing. Does this mean that drinking whilst standing is prohibited?. Praise be to Allaah.  There are ahaadeeth which say that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) forbade drinking whilst standing. For example, Muslim (2024, 2025) narrated from • Read More »