hadith of the day
Narrated Sad: Allah’s Apostle said, “He who eats seven ‘Ajwa dates every morning, will not be affected by poison or magic on the day he eats them.”
Sahih Al-Bukhari – Book 65 Hadith 356
Jabir b. Abdullah reported Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: Do not mix fresh dates and dry dates, and grapes and fresh dates for preparing Nabidh. (Nabidh is a drink traditionally made from fruits such as raisins/grapes or dates.)
Sahih Muslim – Book 23 Hadith 4898
Narrated Anas bin Malik: Allah’s Apostle never proceeded (for the prayer) on the Day of ‘Id-ul-Fitr unless he had eaten some dates. Anas also narrated: The Prophet used to eat odd number of dates.
Sahih Al-Bukhari – Book 15 Hadith 73
Narrated Abu Huraira : dates used to be brought to Allah’s Apostle immediately after being plucked. Different persons would bring their dates till a big heap collected (in front of the Prophet). Once Al-Hasan and Al-Husain were playing with these dates. One of them took a date and put it in his mouth. Allah’s Apostle looked at him and took it out from his mouth and said, “Don’t you know that Muhammad’s offspring do not eat what is given in charity?”
Sahih Al-Bukhari – Book 24 Hadith 562
Narrated Ibn ‘Umar: Allah’s Apostle made it incumbent on all the slave or free Muslims, male or female, to pay one Sa’ of dates or barley as Zakat-ul-Fitr.
Sahih Al-Bukhari – Book 25 Hadith 580
Narrated ‘Abdullah bin ‘Umar: Allah’s Apostle said, “Do not sell fruits of dates until they become free from all the dangers of being spoilt or blighted; and do not sell fresh dates for dry dates.” Narrated Salim and ‘Abdullah from Zaid bin Habit’ “Later on Allah’s Apostle permitted the selling of ripe fruits on trees for fresh dates or dried dates in Bai’-l-‘Araya, and did not allow it for any other kind of sale.”
Sahih Al-Bukhari – Book 34 Hadith 389
Narrated Jabala: “We were in Medina with some of the Iraqi people, and we were struck with famine and Ibn Az-Zubair used to give us dates. Ibn ‘Umar used to pass by and say, “The Prophet forbade us to eat two dates at a time, unless one takes the permission of one’s companions.”
Sahih Al-Bukhari – Book 43 Hadith 635
Narrated ‘Aisha: When Khaibar was conquered, we said, “Now we will eat our fill of dates!”
Sahih Al-Bukhari – Book 59 Hadith 547
Narrated Ibn Umar: I heard ‘Umar while he was on the pulpit of the Prophet saying, “Now then O people! The revelation about the prohibition of alcoholic drinks was revealed; and alcoholic drinks are extracted from five things: Grapes, dates, honey, wheat and barley. And the alcoholic drink is that which confuses and stupefies the mind.”
Sahih Al-Bukhari – Book 60 Hadith 143
Narrated Sahl bin Sad: Abu Usaid As-Sa’di invited Allah’s Apostle to his wedding party and his wife who was the bride, served them on that day. Do you know what drink she gave Allah’s Apostle? She had soaked some dates for him (in water) overnight, and when he had finished his meal she gave him that drink (of soaked dates).
Sahih Al-Bukhari – Book 62 Hadith 105
Narrated ‘Umar: The Prophet used to sell the dates of the garden of Bani An-Nadir and store for his family so much food as would cover their needs for a whole year.
Sahih Al-Bukhari – Book 64 Hadith 270
Amir b. Sa’d b. Abu Waqqas, on the authority of his father, reported Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) having said: He who ate seven dates (of the land situated) between these two lava plains in the morning, no poison will harm him until it is evening.
Sahih Muslim – Book 23 Hadith 5080
Anas reported that when his mother gave birth to a child they brought that child to Allah’s Messenger (peace be upon him) so that he might chew some dates and touch his palate with them. and Allah’s Apostle (peace be upon him) was at that time in the fold busy in cauterising the animals Shu’ba said: So far as I know (he was cauterising) their ears.
Sahih Muslim – Book 24 Hadith 5286
Narrated Salman ibn Amir: The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: When one of you is fasting, he should break his fast with dates; but if he cannot get any, then (he should break his fast) with water, for water is purifying.
Sunan Abu Dawood – Book 13 Hadith 2348
Narrated Anas ibn Malik: The Apostle of Allah (peace be upon him) used to break his fast before praying with some fresh dates; but if there were no fresh dates, he had a few dry dates, and if there were no dry dates, he took some mouthfuls of water.
Sunan Abu Dawood – Book 13 Hadith 2349
Narrated Anas ibn Malik: The Prophet (peace be upon him) held a wedding feast for Safiyyah with meal and dates.
Sunan Abu Dawood – Book 27 Hadith 3735