If you have the means should you eat till you are full?

Bread & Olive Oil: Courtesy: http://www.thegreekfood.com/olive-oil/

Book 042, Number 7093:

‘Urwa b. Zubair reported on the authority of ‘A’isha, the wife of Allah’s Apostle (may peace be upon him), that she said:

Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) died (in a state) that it never happened that he could eat to his fill the bread with olive oil twice during a day.

 

Translation of Sahih Muslim, Book 42:

The Book Pertaining to Piety and Softening of Hearts (Kitab Al-Zuhd wa Al-Raqa’iq)

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About Kaukab Siddique PhD

Professor of English, World Literature and Journalism at Lincoln University. Research specialization in Women and Islam

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