Shaih Bukhari Sharif

Imam Muhammad Bin Ismail Bukhari

The Book of Dress

Ahadith 187

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful


Allah Almighty says in Surah Al-A'raf:

قُلْ مَنْ حَرَّمَ زِينَةَ اللَّهِ الَّتِي أَخْرَجَ لِعِبَادِهِ

Say: Who hath forbidden the beautiful (gifts) of Allah,

which He hath produced for his servants, (7:32)

The Holy Prophet (pbuh) said,

"Eat and drink and wear and give charity, but do not be extravagant and do not be arrogant."

Ibn Abbas said,

"Eat whatever you want (as long as it is lawful) and wear whatever you want (from permissible clothes), but beware of two things: extravagance and arrogance."

Hadith # 5783

Narrated `Abdullah bin `Umar:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said,

'Allah will not look at the person who drags his garment (behind him) out of conceit.''

Whoever dragged his Izar without conceit

Hadith # 5784

Narrated `Abdullah bin `Umar:

The Prophet (pbuh) said Allah will not look, on the Day of Resurrection at the person who drags his garment (behind him) out of conceit.

On that Abu Bakr said, "O Allah's Messenger (pbuh)! One side of my Izar hangs low if I do not take care of it."

The Prophet (pbuh) said, 'You are not one of those who do that out of conceit."

Hadith # 5785

Narrated Abu Bakra:

The solar eclipse occurred while we were sitting with the Prophet (pbuh) He got up dragging his garment (on the ground) hurriedly till he reached the mosque The people turned (to the mosque) and he offered a two-rak`at prayer whereupon the eclipse was over and he traced us and said,

"The sun and the moon are two signs among the signs of Allah, so if you see a thing like this (eclipse) then offer the prayer and invoke Allah till He remove that state."

To tuck up or roll up the clothes

Hadith # 5786

Narrated Abu Juhaifa:

I saw Bilal bringing a short spear (or stick) and fixing it in the ground, and then he proclaimed the Iqama of the prayer, and I saw Allah's Messenger (pbuh) coming out, wearing a cloak with its sleeves rolled up. He then offered a two-rak`at prayer while facing the stick, and I saw the people and animals passing in front of him beyond the stick.

The part of the garment that hangs below the ankles is in the Fire

Hadith # 5787

Narrated Abu Huraira:

The Prophet (pbuh) said,

"The part of an Izar which hangs below the ankles is in the Fire."

Whoever drags his garment out of pride and arrogance

Hadith # 5788

Narrated Abu Huraira:"

Allah's Messenger (pbuh),

"Allah will not look, on the Day of Resurrection, at a person who drags his Izar (behind him) out of pride and arrogance."

Hadith # 5789

Narrated Abu Huraira:

The Prophet (or 'Abul Qasim) said,

"While a man was walking, clad in a two-piece garment and proud of himself with his hair well-combed, suddenly Allah made him sink into the earth and he will go on sinking into it till the Day of Resurrection."

Hadith # 5790

Narrated `Abdullah bin `Umar:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said,

"While a man was dragging his Izar on the ground (behind him), suddenly Allah made him sink into the earth and he will go on sinking into it till the Day of Resurrection."

Narrated Abu Huraira:

that he heard the Prophet (narrating as above.

Hadith # 5791

Narrated `Abdullah bin `Umar:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said,

"Whoever drags his clothes (on the ground) out of pride and arrogance, Allah will not look at him on the Day of Resurrection."

The fringed Izar

Hadith # 5792

Narrated `Aisha:

The wife of Rifa`a Al-Qurazi came to Allah's Messenger (pbuh) while I was sitting, and Abu Bakr was also there. She said, 'O Allah s Apostle! I was the wife of Rifa`a and he divorced me irrevocably. Then I married `AbdurRahman bin Az-Zubair who, by Allah, O Allah's Messenger (pbuh), has only something like a fringe of a garment, Showing the fringe of her veil.

Khalid bin Sa`id, who was standing at the door, for he had not been admitted, heard her statement and said, "O Abu Bakr! Why do you not stop this lady from saying such things openly before Allah's Messenger (pbuh)?"

No, by Allah, Allah's Messenger (pbuh) did nothing but smiled.

Then he said to the lady,

"Perhaps you want to return to Rifa`a? That is impossible unless `Abdur-Rahman consummates his marriage with you."

That became the tradition after him.

The Rida

Hadith # 5793

Narrated `Ali:

The Prophet (pbuh) asked for his Rida, put it on and set out walking. Zaid bin Haritha and I followed him till he reached the house where Harnza (bin `Abdul Muttalib) was present and asked for permission to enter, and they gave us permission.

Wearing of shirts

Hadith # 5794

Narrated Ibn `Umar:

A man asked, "O Allah s Apostle What kind of clothes should a Muhrim wear?"

The Prophet, said,

"A Muhrim should not wear a shirt, trousers a hooded cloak, or Khuffs (socks made from thick fabric or leather) unless he cannot get sandals, in which case he should cut the part (of the Khuff) that covers the ankles."

Hadith # 5795

Narrated Jabir bin `Abdullah:

The Prophet (pbuh) came to visit `Abdullah bin Ubai (bin Salul) after he had been put in his grave. The Prophet (pbuh) ordered that `Abdullah be taken out.

He was taken out and was placed on the knees of the Prophet, who blew his (blessed) breath on him and dressed the body with his own shirt. And Allah knows better.

Hadith # 5796

Narrated `Abdullah bin `Umar:

When `Abdullah bin Ubdi (bin Salul) died, his son came to Allah's Messenger (pbuh) and said ' O Allah's Apostle, give me your shirt so that I may shroud my fathers body in it. And please offer a funeral prayer for him and invoke Allah for his forgiveness."

The Prophet (pbuh) gave him his shirt and said to him 'Inform us when you finish (and the funeral procession is ready) call us.

When he had finished he told the Prophet (pbuh) and the Prophet (pbuh) proceeded to order his funeral prayers but `Umar stopped him and said, "Didn't Allah forbid you to offer the funeral prayer for the hypocrites when He said:

اسْتَغْفِرْ لَهُمْ أَوْ لا تَسْتَغْفِرْ لَهُمْ إِنْ تَسْتَغْفِرْ لَهُمْ سَبْعِينَ مَرَّةً فَلَنْ يَغْفِرَ اللَّهُ لَهُمْ

"Whether you (O Muhammad) ask forgiveness for them or ask not forgiveness for them:

(and even) if you ask forgiveness for them seventy times. Allah will not forgive them." (9.80)

Then there was revealed:

وَلا تُصَلِّ عَلَى أَحَدٍ مِنْهُمْ مَاتَ أَبَدًا

"And never (O Muhammad) pray for any of them that dies, nor stand at his grave." (9.34)

Thenceforth the Prophet (pbuh) did not offer funeral prayers for the hypocrites.

The Jaib (pocket)

Hadith # 5797

Narrated Abu Huraira:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) has set forth an example for a miser and a charitable person by comparing them to two men wearing two iron cloaks and their hands are raised to their breasts and necks.

Whenever the charitable man tries to give a charitable gift, his iron cloak expands till it becomes so wide that it will cover his fingertips and obliterate his tracks.

And, whenever the miser wants to give a charitable gift, his cloak becomes very tight over him and every ring gets stuck to its place.

Abu Huraira added;

I saw Allah's Messenger (pbuh) putting his finger in the (chest) pocket of his shirt like that If you but saw him trying to widen (the opening of his shirt) but it did not widen.

Wearing a cloak of narrow sleeves while on a journey

Hadith # 5798

Narrated Al-Mughira bin Shu`ba:

The Prophet (pbuh) went to answer the call of nature, and when he returned, I met him with water and he performed the ablution while he was wearing a Sham, cloak.

He rinsed his mouth, put the water in his nose and blew it out, washed his face and tried to take his hands out of his sleeves, but they were too narrow, so he took out his hands from under his chest and washed them and then passed his wet hands over his head and Khuffs (socks made from thick fabric or leather).

To wear a woolen cloak during the Ghazawat

Hadith # 5799

Narrated Al-Mughira:

One night I was with the Prophet (pbuh) on a journey. He asked (me), "Have you got water with you?" I replied, "Yes" So he got down from his she-camel and went away till he disappeared in the darkness of the night. Then he came back and I poured water for him from the pot (for the ablution).

He washed his face and hands while he was wearing a woollen cloak (the sleeves of which were narrow), so he could not take his arms out of it. So he took them out from underneath the cloak.

Then he washed his forearms and passed his wet hands over his head.

Then I tried to take off his Khuffs (socks made from thick fabric or leather), but he said, "Leave them, for I have performed ablution before putting them on."

And so he passed his wet hands over them.

Al-Qaba

Hadith # 5800

Narrated Al-Miswar bin Makhrama:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) distributed some Qaba's but he did not give anything to Makhrama. Makhrama said (to me), "O my son! Let us go to Allah's Messenger (pbuh)."

So I proceeded with him and he said, "Go in and call him 'or me." So I called the Prophet (pbuh) for him The Prophet (pbuh) came out to him, wearing one of those Qaba's and said, (to Makhrama), "I have kept this for you "

Makhrama looked at it and said, "Makhrama is satisfied now."

Hadith # 5801

Narrated `Uqba bin 'Amir:

A silken Farruj was presented to Allah's Messenger (pbuh) and he put it on and offered the prayer in it. When he finished the prayer, he took it off violently as if he disliked it and said, "This (garment) does not befit those who fear Allah!"

Hooded cloaks

Hadith # 5802

Narrated Mu'tamir:

I heard my father saying, "I saw Anas wearing a yellow hooded cloak of Khazz."

Hadith # 5803

Narrated `Abdullah bin `Umar:

A man said, "O Allah's Messenger (pbuh). What type of clothes should a Muhrim wear? Allah's Messenger (pbuh) replied,

- 'Do not wear shirts, turbans trousers hooded cloaks or Khuffs (socks made from thick fabric or leather);

- but if someone cannot get sandals, then he can wear Khuffs after cutting them short below the ankles.

- Do not wear clothes touched by saffon or wars (two kinds of perfumes).

Trousers

Hadith # 5804

Narrated Ibn `Abbas:

The Prophet (pbuh) said,

"Whoever cannot get an Izar, can wear trousers, and whoever cannot wear sandals can wear Khuffs (socks made from thick fabric or leather)."

Hadith # 5805

Narrated `Abdullah:

A man got up and said, O Allah's Messenger (pbuh)! What do you order us to wear when we assume the state of Ihram?"

The Prophet (pbuh) replied,

- "Do not wear shirts, trousers, turbans, hooded cloaks or Khuffs (socks made from thick fabric or leather),

- but if a man has no sandals, he can wear Khuffs after cutting them short below the ankles;

- and do not wear clothes touched with (perfumes) of saffron or wars."

Turbans

Hadith # 5806

Narrated `Abdullah bin `Umar:

The Prophet (pbuh) said,

"A Muhrim should not wear a shirt, a turban, trousers, hooded cloaks, a garment touched with (perfumes) of saffron or wars, or Khuffs (socks made from thick fabric or leather) except if one has no sandals in which case he should cut short the Khuffs below the ankles."

At-Taqannu

Hadith # 5807

Narrated `Aisha:

Some Muslim men emigrated to Ethiopia whereupon Abu Bakr also prepared himself for the emigration, but the Prophet (pbuh) said (to him), "Wait, for I hope that Allah will allow me also to emigrate." Abu Bakr said, "Let my father and mother be sacrificed for you. Do you hope that (emigration)?" The Prophet said, 'Yes."

So Abu Bakr waited to accompany the Prophet (pbuh) and fed two she-camels he had on the leaves of As-Samur tree regularly for four months One day while we were sitting in our house at midday, someone said to Abu Bakr, "Here is Allah's Messenger (pbuh), coming with his head and a part of his face covered with a cloth-covering at an hour he never used to come to us."

Abu Bakr said, "Let my father and mother be sacrificed for you, (O Prophet)! An urgent matter must have brought you here at this hour."

The Prophet (pbuh) came and asked the permission to enter, and he was allowed. The Prophet (pbuh) entered and said to Abu Bakr, "Let those who are with you, go out." Abu Bakr replied, "(There is no stranger); they are your family. Let my father be sacrificed for you, O Allah's Apostle!"

The Prophet (pbuh) said, "I have been allowed to leave (Mecca)." Abu Bakr said, " I shall accompany you, O Allah's Messenger (pbuh), Let my father be sacrificed for you!" The Prophet (pbuh) said, "Yes,"

Abu Bakr said, 'O Allah's Messenger (pbuh)! Let my father be sacrificed for you. Take one of these two shecamels of mine" The Prophet (pbuh) said. I will take it only after paying its price." So we prepared their baggage and put their journey food In a leather bag.

And Asma' bint Abu Bakr cut a piece of her girdle and tied the mouth of the leather bag with it. That is why she was called Dhatan- Nitaqaln.

Then the Prophet (pbuh) and Abu Bakr went to a cave in a mountain called Thour and remained there for three nights.

`Abdullah bin Abu Bakr. who was a young intelligent man. used to stay with them at night and leave before dawn so that in the morning, he would he with the Quraish at Mecca as if he had spent the night among them. If he heard of any plot contrived by the Quraish against the Prophet and Abu Bakr, he would understand it and (return to) inform them of it when it became dark.

'Amir bin Fuhaira, the freed slave of Abu Bakr used to graze a flock of milch sheep for them and he used to take those sheep to them when an hour had passed after the `Isha prayer. They would sleep soundly till 'Amir bin Fuhaira awakened them when it was still dark.

He used to do that in each of those three nights.

The helmet

Hadith # 5808

Narrated Anas bin Malik

In the year of the conquest of Mecca the Prophet (pbuh) entered Mecca, wearing a helmet on his head.

Al-Burud, Al-Hibar and Ash-Shamla

Hadith # 5809

Narrated Anas bin Malik:

Once I was walking with Allah's Messenger (pbuh) and he was wearing a Najram Burd with thick margin.

A bedouin followed him and pulled his Burd so violently that I noticed the side of the shoulder of Allah's Messenger (pbuh) affected by the margin of the Burd because of that violent pull.

The Bedouin said, "O Muhammad! Give me some of Allah's wealth which is with you." Allah's Messenger (pbuh) turned and looked at him, and smiling, 'he ordered that he be given something.

Hadith # 5810

Narrated Abu Hazim:

Shahl bin Sa`d said, "A lady came with a Burda. Sahl then asked (the people), "Do you know what Burda is?" Somebody said, "Yes. it is a Shamla with a woven border."

Sahl added, "The lady said, 'O Allah's Messenger (pbuh)! I have knitted this (Burda) with my own hands for you to wear it." Allah's Messenger (pbuh) took it and he was in need of it.

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) came out to us and he was wearing it as an Izar. A man from the people felt it and said, 'O Allah's Messenger (pbuh)! Give it to me to wear.' The Prophet (pbuh) s said, 'Yes.' Then he sat there for some time (and when he went to his house), he folded it and sent it to him.

The people said to that man, 'You have not done a right thing. You asked him for it, though you know that he does not put down anybody's request.'

The man said, 'By Allah! I have only asked him so that it may be my shroud when I die."

Sahl added, "Late it was his shroud."

Hadith # 5811

Narrated Abu Huraira:

I heard Allah's Messenger (pbuh) saying "From among my followers, a group (of 70,000) will enter Paradise without being asked for their accounts, Their faces will be shining like the moon."

'Ukasha bin Muhsin Al-Asadi got up, lifting his covering sheet and said, "O Allah's Messenger (pbuh) Invoke Allah for me that He may include me with them."

The Prophet (pbuh) said! "O Allah! Make him from them."

Then another man from Al-Ansar got up and said, "O Allah's Messenger (pbuh)! Invoke Allah for me that He may include me with them." On that Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said, "'Ukasha has anticipated you."

Hadith # 5812

Narrated Qatada:

I asked Anas, "What kind of clothes was most beloved to the Prophet?"

He replied, "The Hibra (a kind of Yemenese cloth).

Hadith # 5813

Narrated Anas bin Malik:

The most beloved garment to the Prophet (pbuh) to wear was the Hibra (a kind of Yemenese cloth).

Hadith # 5814

Narrated `Aisha:

When Allah's Messenger (pbuh) died, he was covered with a Hibra Burd (green square decorated garment).

Al-Aksiya and Al-Khama'is

Hadith # 5815, 5816

Narrated `Aisha and `Abdullah bin `Abbas:

When the disease of Allah's Messenger (pbuh) got aggravated, he covered his face with a Khamisa, but when he became short of breath, he would remove it from his face and say,

"It is like that! May Allah curse the Jews Christians because they took the graves of their prophets as places of worship."

By that he warned his follower of imitating them, by doing that which they did.

Hadith # 5817

Narrated Aisha:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) offered prayer while he was wearing a Khamisa of his that had printed marks. He looked at its marks and when he finished prayer, he said,

"Take this Khamisa of mine to Abu Jahm, for it has just now diverted my attention from my prayer, and bring to me the Anbijania (a plain thick sheet) of Abu Jahm bin Hudhaifa bin Ghanim who belonged to Bani Adi bin Ka`b."

Hadith # 5818

Narrated Abu Burda:

Aisha brought out to us a Kisa and an Izar and said,

"The Prophet (pbuh) died while wearing these two." (Kisa, a square black piece of woolen cloth. Izar, a sheet cloth garment covering the lower half of the body).

Ishtimal-as-Samma

Hadith # 5819

Narrated Abu Huraira:

The Prophet (pbuh) had forbidden:

- the Mulamasa and Munabadha (bargains),

- the offering of two prayers, one after the morning compulsory prayer till the sun rises, and the others, after the `Asr prayer till the sun sets

- He also forbade that one should sit wearing one garment, nothing of which covers his private parts

- and prevent them from exposure to the sky;

- he also forbade Ishtimalas- Samma'.

Hadith # 5820

Narrated Abu Sa`id Al-Khudri:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) forbade two ways of wearing clothes and two kinds of dealings.

He forbade the dealings of the Mulamasa and the Munabadha.

- In the Mulamasa transaction the buyer just touches the garment he wants to buy at night or by daytime, and that touch would oblige him to buy it.

- In the Munabadha, one man throws his garment at another and the latter throws his at the former and the barter is complete and valid without examining the two objects or being satisfied with them

The two ways of wearing clothes were Ishtimal-as-Samma, i e.,

- to cover one's shoulder with one's garment and leave the other bare:

- and the other way was to wrap oneself with a garment while one was sitting in such a way that nothing of that garment would cover one's private part.

Al-Ihitiba'

Hadith # 5821

Narrated Abu Huraira:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) forbade two types of dresses:

- To sit in an Ihtiba' posture in one garment nothing of which covers his private parts.

- to cover one side of his body with one garment and leave the other side bare The Prophet (pbuh) also forbade the Mulamasa and Munabadha.

Hadith # 5822

Narrated Abu Sa`id Al-Khudri:

The Prophet (pbuh) forbade Ishtimal-as-Samma' and that a man should sit in an Ihtiba' posture in one garment, nothing of which covers his private parts.

The black Khamisa

Hadith # 5823

Narrated Um Khalid bint Khalid:

The Prophet (pbuh) was given some clothes including a black Khamisa. The Prophet (pbuh) said, "To whom shall we give this to wear?"

The people kept silent whereupon the Prophet (pbuh) said, "Fetch Um Khalid for me." I (Um Khalid) was brought carried (as I was small girl at that time).

The Prophet (pbuh) took the Khamisa in his hands and made me wear it and said, "May you live so long that your dress will wear out and you will mend it many times."

On the Khamisa there were some green or pale designs (The Prophet (pbuh) saw these designs) and said, "O Um Khalid! This is Sanah." (Sanah in a Ethiopian word meaning beautiful).

Hadith # 5824

Narrated Anas:

When Um Sulaim gave birth to a child. she said to me, "O Anas! Watch this boy carefully and do not give him anything to eat or drink until you have taken him to the Prophet (pbuh) tomorrow morning for the Tahnik."

So the next morning I took the child to the Prophet (pbuh) who was sitting in a garden and was wearing a Huraithiya Khamisa and was branding the she-camel on which he had come during the Conquest of Mecca.

Green clothes

Hadith # 5825

Narrated `Ikrima:

Rifa`a divorced his wife whereupon `Abdur Rahman bin Az-Zubair Al-Qurazi married her.

`Aisha said that the lady (came), wearing a green veil (and complained to her (Aisha) of her husband and showed her a green spot on her skin caused by beating).

It was the habit of ladies to support each other, so when Allah's Messenger (pbuh) came, `Aisha said, "I have not seen any woman suffering as much as the believing women. Look! Her skin is greener than her clothes!"

When `Abdur Rahman heard that his wife had gone to the Prophet, he came with his two sons from another wife. She said, "By Allah! I have done no wrong to him but he is impotent and is as useless to me as this," holding and showing the fringe of her garment,

`Abdur-Rahman said, "By Allah, O Allah's Messenger (pbuh)! She has told a lie! I am very strong and can satisfy her but she is disobedient and wants to go back to Rifa`a."

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said, to her, "If that is your intention, then know that it is unlawful for you to remarry Rifa`a unless `Abdur-Rahman has had sexual intercourse with you."

Then the Prophet (pbuh) saw two boys with `Abdur- Rahman and asked (him), "Are these your sons?" On that `Abdur Rahman said, "Yes."

The Prophet (pbuh) said, "You claim what you claim (i.e.. that he is impotent)? But by Allah, these boys resemble him as a crow resembles a crow,"

White clothes

Hadith # 5826

Narrated Sa`d

On the day of the battle of Uhud, on the right and on the left of the Prophet (pbuh) were two men wearing white clothes, and I had neither seen them before, nor did I see them afterwards.

Hadith # 5827

Narrated Abu Dharr:

I came to the Prophet (pbuh) while he was wearing white clothes and sleeping. Then I went back to him again after he had got up from his sleep.

He said, "Nobody says: 'None has the right to be worshipped but Allah' and then later on he dies while believing in that, except that he will enter Paradise."

I said, "Even if he had committed illegal sexual intercourse and theft?" He said. 'Even if he had committed illegal sexual intercourse and theft."

I said, "Even if he had committed illegal sexual intercourse and theft?" He said. 'Even if he had committed illegal sexual intercourse and theft."

I said, 'Even it he had committed illegal sexual intercourse and theft?' He said, "Even if he had committed illegal sexual intercourse and theft, inspite of the Abu Dharr's dislike.

Abu `Abdullah said,

"This is at the time of death or before it if one repents and regrets and says "None has the right to be worshipped but Allah. He will be forgiven his sins."

The wearing of silk clothes by men

Hadith # 5828

Narrated Aba `Uthman An-Nahdi:

While we were with `Utba bin Farqad at Adharbijan, there came `Umar's letter indicating that Allah's Apostle had forbidden the use of silk except this much, then he pointed with his index and middle fingers.

To our knowledge, by that he meant embroidery.

Hadith # 5829

Narrated Abu `Uthman:

While we were at Adharbijan, `Umar wrote to us: 'Allah's Messenger (pbuh) forbade wearing silk except this much. Then the Prophet (pbuh) approximated his two fingers.

Hadith # 5830

Narrated Abu `Uthman:

While we were with `Utba. `Umar wrote to us: The Prophet (pbuh) said,

"There is none who wears silk in this world except that he will wear nothing of it in the Hereafter."

' Abu `Uthman pointed out with his middle and index fingers.

This hadith has also been narrated by Abu `Uthman.

Hadith # 5831

Narrated Ibn Abi Laila:

While Hudhaifa was at Al-Madain, he asked for water whereupon the chief of the village brought him water in a silver cup. Hudhaifa threw it at him and said, "I have thrown it only because I have forbidden him to use it, but he does not stop using it.

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said, 'Gold, silver, silk and Dibaj (a kind of silk) are for them (unbelievers) in this world and for you (Muslims) in the hereafter.'

Hadith # 5832

Narrated Anas bin Malik

The Prophet (pbuh) said,

"Whoever wears silk in this world shall not wear it in the Hereafter."

Hadith # 5833

Narrated Thabit:

I heard Ibn Az-Zubair delivering a sermon, saying, "Muhammad said,

'Whoever wears silk in this world, shall not wear it in the Hereafter."

Hadith # 5834

Narrated Ibn Az-Zubair:

I heard `Umar saying,

"The Prophet (pbuh) said, 'Whoever wears silk in this world, shall not wear it in the Hereafter."

This hadith is also narrated through 'Umar ibn al-Khattab.

Hadith # 5835

Narrated 'Umar bin Al-Khattab (ra):

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said,

"None wears silk in this world, but he who will have no share in the Hereafter."

Whoever just touches silk but does not wear it

Hadith # 5836

Narrated Al-Bara:

The Prophet (pbuh) was given a silk garment as a gift and we started touching it with our hands and admiring it. On that the Prophet (pbuh) said, "Do you wonder at this?" We said, "Yes."

He said, "The handkerchiefs of Sa`d bin Mu`adh in Paradise are better than this."

The use of silk in bedding

Hadith # 5837

Narrated Hudhaifa:

The Prophet (pbuh) forbade us to drink out of gold and silver vessels, or eat in it,

And also forbade the wearing of silk and Dibaj or sitting on it.

The wearing of Qassiiy

Hadith # 5838

Narrated Ibn Azib:

The Prophet (pbuh) forbade us to use the red Mayathir and to use Al-Qassiy.

Silk is allowed for men suffering from an itch

Hadith # 5839

Narrated Anas:

The Prophet (pbuh) allowed Az-Zubair and `Abdur-Rahman to wear silk because they were suffering from an itch.

Silk for women

Hadith # 5840

Narrated `Ali bin Abi Talib:

The Prophet (pbuh) gave me a silk suit.

I went out wearing it, but seeing the signs of anger on his face, I tore it and distributed it among my wives.

Hadith # 5841

Narrated `Abdullah bin `Umar:

`Umar saw a silk suit being sold, so he said, "O Allah's Messenger (pbuh)! Why don't you buy it so that you may wear it when delegates come to you, and also on Fridays?"

The Prophet (pbuh) said, "This is worn only by him who has no share in the Hereafter."

Afterwards the Prophet (pbuh) sent to `Umar a silk suit suitable for wearing. `Umar said to the Prophet, "You have given it to me to wear, yet I have heard you saying about it what you said?"

The Prophet (pbuh) said, "I sent it to you so that you might either sell it or give it to somebody else to wear."

Hadith # 5842

Narrated Anas bin Malik:

That he had seen Um Kulthum, the daughter of Allah's Messenger (pbuh), wearing a red silk garment.

The Prophet (pbuh) used to be contented with whatever clothes or mats were available

Hadith # 5843

Narrated Ibn `Abbas:

For one year I wanted to ask `Umar about the two women who helped each other against the Prophet (pbuh) but I was afraid of him. One day he dismounted his riding animal and went among the trees of Arak to answer the call of nature, and when he returned, I asked him and he said, "(They were) `Aisha and Hafsa."

Then he added, "We never used to give significance to ladies in the days of the Pre-lslamic period of ignorance, but when Islam came and Allah mentioned their rights, we used to give them their rights but did not allow them to interfere in our affairs.

Once there was some dispute between me and my wife and she answered me back in a loud voice. I said to her, 'Strange! You can retort in this way?'

She said, 'Yes. Do you say this to me while your daughter troubles Allah's Messenger (pbuh)?'

So I went to Hafsa and said to her, 'I warn you not to disobey Allah and His Apostle.' I first went to Hafsa and then to Um Salama and told her the same.

She said to me, 'O `Umar! It surprises me that you interfere in our affairs so much that you would poke your nose even into the affairs of Allah's Messenger (pbuh) and his wives.' So she rejected my advice.

There was an Ansari man; whenever he was absent from Allah's Messenger (pbuh) and I was present there, I used to convey to him what had happened (on that day), and when I was absent and he was present there, he used to convey to me what had happened as regards news from Allah's Messenger (pbuh). During that time all the rulers of the nearby lands had surrendered to Allah's Messenger (pbuh) except the king of Ghassan in Sham, and we were afraid that he might attack us. All of a sudden the Ansari came and said, 'A great event has happened!' I asked him, 'What is it? Has the Ghassani (king) come?'

He said, 'Greater than that! Allah's Messenger (pbuh) has divorced his wives! I went to them and found all of them weeping in their dwellings, and the Prophet (pbuh) had ascended to an upper room of his. At the door of the room there was a slave to whom I went and said, "Ask the permission for me to enter."

He admitted me and I entered to see the Prophet (pbuh) lying on a mat that had left its imprint on his side. Under his head there was a leather pillow stuffed with palm fires. Behold! There were some hides hanging there and some grass for tanning.

Then I mentioned what I had said to Hafsa and Um Salama and what reply Um Salama had given me. Allah's Messenger (pbuh) smiled and stayed there for twenty nine days and then came down."

Hadith # 5844

Narrated Um Salama:

One night the Prophet (pbuh) woke up, saying,

"None has the right to be worshipped but Allah! How many afflictions have been sent down tonight, and how many treasures have been sent down (disclosed)! Who will go and wake up (for prayers) the lady dwellers of these rooms? Many well dressed soul (people) in this world, will be naked on the Day of Resurrection."

To invoke for the one wearing a new garment

Hadith # 5845

Narrated Um Khalid bint Khalid:

Some clothes were presented to Allah's Messenger (pbuh) as a gift and there was a black Khamisa with it. The Prophet asked (his companions), "To whom do you suggest we give this Khamisa?" The people kept quiet.

Then he said, "Bring me Um Khalid," So I was brought to him and he dressed me with it with his own hands and said twice, "May you live so long that you will wear out many garments."

He then started looking at the embroidery of that Khamisa and said, "O Um Khalid! This is Sana!" (Sana in Ethiopian language means beautiful.)

'Ishaq, a sub-narrator, said: A woman of my family had told me that she had seen the Khamisa worn by Um Khalid.

Men are forbidden to use saffron

Hadith # 5846

Narrated Anas:

The Prophet (pbuh) forbade men to use saffron.

The garment dyed with saffron

Hadith # 5847

Narrated Ibn `Umar:

The Prophet (pbuh) forbade Muhrims to wear clothes dyed with Wars or saffron.

The red garment

Hadith # 5848

Narrated Al-Bara:

The Prophet (pbuh) was of a modest height. I saw him wearing a red suit, and I did not see anything better than him.

The red Mithara

Hadith # 5849

Narrated Al-Bara:

The Prophet (pbuh) ordered us to observe seven things:

- To visit the sick;

- follow funeral processions; say 'May Allah bestow His Mercy on you',

- to the sneezer if he says, 'Praise be to Allah!;

He forbade us

- to wear silk, Dibaj, Qassiy and Istibarq (various kinds of silken clothes);

- or to use red Mayathir (silkcushions).

Sibtiya and other shoes

Hadith # 5850

Narrated Sa`id Abu Maslama:

I asked Anas (bin Malik),

"Did the Prophet (pbuh) use to offer the prayers with his shoes on?" He said, "Yes."

Hadith # 5851

Narrated Sa`id Al-Maqburi:

'Ubai bin Juraij said to `Abdullah Ben `Umar, "I see you doing four things which are not done by your friends." Ibn `Umar said, "What are they, O Ibn Juraij?" He said,

- "I see that you do not touch except the two Yemenite corners of the Ka`ba (while performing the Tawaf):

- and I see you wearing the Sabtiyya shoes;

- and I see you dyeing (your hair) with Sufra;

- and I see that when you are in Mecca, the people assume the state of Ihram on seeing the crescent (on the first day of Dhul-Hijja) while you do not assume the state of Ihram till the Day of Tarwiya (8th Dhul Hijja)."

`Abdullah bin `Umar said to him,

- "As for the corners of the Ka`ba, I have not seen Allah's Messenger (pbuh) touching except the two Yemenite corners,

- As for the Sabtiyya shoes, I saw Allah's Messenger (pbuh) wearing leather shoes that had no hair, and he used to perform the ablution while wearing them. Therefore, I like to wear such shoes.

- As regards dyeing with Sufra, I saw Allah's Messenger (pbuh) dyeing his hair with it, so I like to dye (my hair) with it.

- As regards the crescent (of Dhul-Hijja), I have not seen Allah's Messenger (pbuh) assuming the state of Ihram till his she-camel set out (on the 8th of Dhul-Hijja).

Hadith # 5852

Narrated Ibn `Umar:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) forbade that

a Muhrim should wear clothes dyed with Saffron or Wars, and said,

"Whoever has no shoes can put on Khuffs (socks made from thick fabric or leather) after cutting it below the ankles."

Hadith # 5853

Narrated Ibn `Abbas:

The Prophet (pbuh) said,

"Whoever has no Izar (waist sheet), can wear trousers;

and whoever has no sandals, can wear Khuffs (socks made from thick fabric or leather, but cut them short below the ankles)."

While putting on shoes, start with right foot

Hadith # 5854

Narrated `Aisha:

The Prophet (pbuh) used to like starting from the right in performing ablution, combing his hair and putting on his shoes.

Do not walk wearing one shoe only

Hadith # 5855

Narrated Abu Huraira:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said,

"If you want to put on your shoes, put on the right shoe first; and if you want to take them off, take the left one first.

Let the right shoe be the first to be put on and the last to be taken off."

One should take off the left shoe first

Hadith # 5856

Narrated Abu Huraira:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said,

"None of you should walk, wearing one shoe only; he should either put on both shoes or put on no shoes whatsoever."

Straps in a sandal

Hadith # 5857

Narrated Anas:

The sandal of the Prophet (pbuh) had two straps.

Hadith # 5858

Narrated Isaa bin Tahman:

Anas bin Malik brought out for us, two sandals having two straps.

Thabit Al-Banani said,

"These were the sandals of the Prophet (pbuh) ."

The red tent of leather

Hadith # 5859

Narrated Abu Juhaifa:

I came to the Prophet (pbuh) while he was inside a red leather tent, and I saw Bilal taking the remaining water of the ablution of the Prophet, and the people were taking of that water and rubbing it on their faces; and whoever could not get anything of it, would share the moisture of the hand of his companion (and then rub it on his face).

Hadith # 5860

Narrated Anas bin Malik:

The Prophet (pbuh) called for the Ansar and gathered them in a leather tent.

To sit on a Hasir

Hadith # 5861

Narrated `Aisha:

The Prophet (pbuh) used to construct a loom with a Hasir at night in order to pray therein, and during the day he used to spread it out and sit on it.

The people started coming to the Prophet (pbuh) at night to offer the prayer behind him When their number increased, the Prophet (pbuh) faced them and said.

O people! Do only those good deeds which you can do, for Allah does not get tired (of giving reward) till you get tired, and the best deeds to Allah are the incessant ones though they were few."

Garments having fold buttons

Hadith # 5862

Narrated Al-Miswar bin Makhrama:

My father, Makhrama said to me, "I have come to know that some cloaks have come to the Prophet (pbuh) and he is distributing them. So O my son! take me to him." We went to the Prophet (pbuh) and found him in the house. My father said to me, "O my son! Call the Prophet (pbuh) for me." I found it hard to do so, so I said surprisingly, "Shall I call Allah's Messenger (pbuh) for you?" My father said, "O my son! He is not a tyrant."

So I called him and he came out wearing a Dibaj cloak having gold buttons, and said: "O Makhrama, I kept this for you." The Prophet (pbuh) then gave it to him.

Gold rings

Hadith # 5863

Narrated Al-Bara' bin `Azib:

The Prophet (pbuh) forbade us to use seven things:

- He forbade using gold rings, silk, Istabraq, Dibaj, red Mayathir, Al-Qassiy, and silver utensils.

- He ordered us to do seven other things.

- To pay a visit to the sick;

- to follow funeral processions;

- to say, "May Allah be merciful to you" to a sneezer if he says "Praise be to Allah";

- to return greetings, to accept invitations;

- to help others to fulfil their oaths and

- to help the oppressed ones.

Hadith # 5864

Narrated Abu Huraira:

The Prophet (pbuh) forbade the wearing of a gold ring.

Hadith # 5865

Narrated `Abdullah:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) wore a gold or silver .. ring and placed its stone towards the palm of his hand.

The people also started wearing gold rings like it, but when the Prophet (pbuh) saw them wearing such rings, he threw away that golden ring and then wore a silver ring.

Sliver rings

Hadith # 5866

Narrated Ibn. `Umar:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) wore a gold ring or a silver ring and placed its stone towards the palm of his hand and had the name 'Muhammad, the Messenger of Allah' engraved on it.

The people also started wearing gold rings like it, but when the Prophet (pbuh) saw them wearing such rings, he threw away his own ring and said. "I will never wear it," and then wore a silver ring, whereupon the people too started wearing silver rings.

Ibn `Umar added: After the Prophet (pbuh) Abu Bakr wore the ring, and then `Umar and then `Uthman wore it till it fell in the Aris well from `Uthman.

Hadith # 5867

Narrated Abdullah bin `Umar:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) wore a gold ring, then he threw it and said, "I will never wear it." The people also threw their (gold) rings.

Hadith # 5868

Narrated Anas bin Malik:

That he saw a silver ring on the hand of Allah's Messenger (pbuh) for one day only. Then the people had silver rings made for themselves and wore it. On that, Allah's Messenger (pbuh) threw away their rings as well.

Stone of the ring

Hadith # 5869

Narrated Humaid:

Anas was asked, "Did the Prophet (pbuh) wear a ring?"

Anas said, "Once he delayed the `Isha' prayer till midnight. Then he came, facing us ..... as if l am now Looking at the glitter of his ring ..... and said, "The people have offered their prayers and slept but you have been in prayer as you have been waiting for it."

Hadith # 5870

Narrated Anas:

The ring of the Prophet (pbuh) was of silver, and its stone was of silver too.

An iron ring

Hadith # 5871

Narrated Sahl:

A woman came to the Prophet (pbuh) and said, "I have come to present myself to you (for marriage)." She kept standing for a long period during which period the Prophet (pbuh) looked at her carefully.

When she stayed for a Long period, a man said to the Prophet (pbuh) "If you are not in need of her, then marry her to me."

The Prophet (pbuh) said, "Have you got anything to give her (as Mahr)?" The man said, "No." The Prophet said, "Go (to your house) and search for something." The man went and came back to say, "By Allah, I could not find anything." The Prophet (pbuh) said, "Go again and search for something, even if it be an iron ring." He went again and came back saying, "No, by Allah, I could not get even an iron ring." The man had only an Izar and had no Rida' (upper garment). He said, "I will give her my Izar as Mahr." On that the Prophet (pbuh) said, "Your Izar? If she wears it, nothing of it will remain on you, and if you wear it nothing of it will be on her" The man went aside and sat down.

When the Prophet (pbuh) saw him leaving (after a while), he called back and asked. "How much Qur'an do you know (by heart)? He said, 'I know such and such Suras," naming some Suras. The Prophet (pbuh) said, "I marry her to you for the amount of Qur'an you know (by heart).

To engrave a ring

Hadith # 5872

Narrated Anas bin Malik:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) wanted to write a letter to a group of people or some non-Arabs. It was said to him, "They do not accept any letter unless it is stamped." So the Prophet (pbuh) had a silver ring made for himself, and on it was engraved: 'Muhammad, the Messenger of Allah'. .. as if I am now looking at the glitter of the ring on the finger (or in the palm) of the Prophet (pbuh)

Hadith # 5873

Narrated Ibn `Umar:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) had a silver ring made for himself and it was worn by him on his hand. Afterwards it was worn by Abu Bakr, and then by `Umar, and then by `Uthman till it fell in the Aris well. (On that ring) was engraved: 'Muhammad, the Messenger of Allah'"

To wear the ring on the little finger

Hadith # 5874

Narrated Anas:

The Prophet (pbuh) got a ring made for himself and said, "I have got a ring made (for myself) and engraved a certain engraving on it so none of you should get such an engraving on his ring." I saw the glitter of the ring on his little finger.

Taking a ring for stamping letters

Hadith # 5875

Narrated Anas bin Malik:

When the Prophet (pbuh) intended to write to the Byzantines, it was said to him, "Those people do not read your letter unless it is stamped." So the Prophet (pbuh) took a silver ring and got 'Muhammad, the Messenger of Allah' engraved on it .... as if I am now looking at its glitter in his hand.

Keeping the stone of the ring towards the palm

Hadith # 5876

Narrated `Abdullah:

The Prophet (pbuh) had a golden ring made for himself, and when he wore it. he used to turn its stone toward the palm of his! hand. So the people too had gold made for themselves. The Prophet (pbuh) then ascended the pulpit, and after glorifying and praising Allah,

he said, "I had it made for me, but now I will never wear it again."

He threw it away, and then the people threw away their rings too.

"None should have the same engraving made on his ring as the engraving on my ring."

Hadith # 5877

Narrated Anas bin Malik:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) took a silver ring and had 'Muhammad, the Messenger of Allah' of Allah' engraved on it. The Prophet then said (to us), 'I have a silver ring with 'Muhammad, the Messenger of Allah engraved on it, so none of you should have the same engraving on his ring."

The engraving of the ring done in three lines?

Hadith # 5878

Narrated Anas:

That when Abu Bakr became the Caliph, he wrote a letter to him (and stamped it with the Prophet's ring) and the engraving of the ring was in three lines: Muhammad in one line, 'Apostle' in another line, and 'Allah' in a third line.

Hadith # 5879

Anas added:

The ring of the Prophet (pbuh) was in his hand, and after him, in Abu Bakr's hand, and then in `Umar's hand after Abu Bakr. When `Uthman was the Caliph, once he was sitting at the well of Aris.

He removed the ring from his hand and while he was trifling with it, dropped into the well. We kept on going to the well with `Uthman for three days looking for the ring, and finally the well was drained, but the ring was not found.

Rings for women

Hadith # 5880

Narrated Ibn `Abbas:

I offered the `Id prayer with the Prophet (pbuh) and he offered prayer before the Khutba (sermon).

ibn `Abbas added:

After the prayer the Prophet (pbuh) came towards (the rows of) the women and ordered them to give alms, and the women started putting their big and small rings in the garment of Bilal.

The wearing of necklaces and Sikhab by the women

Hadith # 5881

Narrated ibn `Abbas:

The Prophet (pbuh) came out on the day of `Id and offered a two-rak`at prayer, and he did not pray any rak`a before it, nor after it.

Then he went towards the women and ordered them to give alms. The women started donating their earring and necklaces.

To borrow a necklace

Hadith # 5882

Narrated `Aisha:

A necklace belonging to Asma' was lost, and the Prophet (pbuh) sent men in its search. The time for the prayer became due and they were without ablution and they could not find water; therefore they prayed without ablution, They mentioned that to the Prophet (pbuh) .

Then Allah revealed the Verse of Tayammum.

`Aisha added: that she had borrowed (the necklace) from Asma'.

Earrings

Hadith # 5883

Narrated Ibn `Abbas:

"The Prophet (pbuh) offered a two-rak`at prayer on `Id day and he did not offer any (Nawafil prayer) before or after it.

He then went towards the women, and Bilal was accompanying him, and ordered them to give alms. And so the women started giving their earrings (etc.).

As-Sikhab for boys

Hadith # 5884

Narrated Abu Huraira:

I was with Allah's Messenger (pbuh) in one of the Markets of Medina. He left (the market) and so did I. Then he asked thrice, "Where is the small (child)?" Then he said, "Call Al-Hasan bin `Ali." So Al-Hasan bin `Ali got up and started walking with a necklace (of beads) around his neck.

The Prophet (pbuh) stretched his hand out like this, and Al-Hasan did the same. The Prophet (pbuh) embraced him and said,

"0 Allah! l love him, so please love him and love those who love him."

Since Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said that. nothing has been dearer to me than Al-Hasan.

Men who are in the similitude of women, and women who are in the similitude of men

Hadith # 5885

Narrated Ibn `Abbas:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) cursed those men who are in the similitude (assume the manners) of women and those women who are in the similitude (assume the manners) of men.

The dismissal of such men as are in similitude of women, from the houses

Hadith # 5886

Narrated Ibn `Abbas:

The Prophet (pbuh) cursed effeminate men (those men who are in the similitude (assume the manners of women) and those women who assume the manners of men, and he said, "Turn them out of your houses ."

The Prophet (pbuh) turned out such-and-such man, and `Umar turned out such-and-such woman.

Hadith # 5887

Narrated Um Salama:

That once the Prophet (pbuh) was in her house, and an effeminate man was there too. The effeminate man said to `Abdullah, (Um Salama's brother) "0 `Abdullah! If Ta'if should be conquered tomorrow, I recommend you the daughter of Ghailan, for she is so fat that she has four curves in the front (of her belly) and eight at the back."

So the Prophet (pbuh) said (to his wives) "These effeminate (men) should not enter upon you (your houses).

To cut short the mustaches

Hadith # 5888

Narrated Ibn `Umar:

The Prophet (pbuh) said,

"To get the moustaches cut 'short is characteristic of the Fitra."

Hadith # 5889

Narrated Abu Huraira:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said,

"Five practices are characteristics of the Fitra:

- circumcision,

- shaving the pubic region,

- clipping the nails and

- cutting the moustaches short."

The clipping of nails

Hadith # 5890

Narrated Ibn `Umar:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said,

"- To shave the pubic hair.

- to clip the nails and

- to cut the moustaches short, are characteristics of the Fitra."

Hadith # 5891

Narrated Abu Huraira:

I heard the Prophet (pbuh) saying. "Five practices are characteristics of the Fitra:

- circumcision,

- shaving the pubic hair,

- cutting the moustaches short,

- clipping the nails, and

- depilating the hair of the armpits."

Hadith # 5892

Narrated Nafi`:

Ibn `Umar said,

The Prophet (pbuh) said, 'Do the opposite of what the pagans do. Keep the beards and cut the moustaches short.'

Whenever Ibn `Umar performed the Hajj or `Umra, he used to hold his beard with his hand and cut whatever remained outside his hold.

To leave the beard

Hadith # 5893

Narrated Ibn `Umar:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said,

"Cut the moustaches short and leave the beard (as it is)."

What is said about grey hair

Hadith # 5894

Narrated Muhammad bin Seereen:

I asked Anas, "Did the Prophet (pbuh) dye his hair?"

Anas replied,

"The Prophet (pbuh) did not have except a few grey hairs."

Hadith # 5895

Narrated Thabit:

Anas was asked whether the Prophet (pbuh) used a a hair dye or not. He replied,

"The Prophet (pbuh) did not have enough grey hair to dye, (such that) if I wanted to count the fading hairs in his beard (I could have)."

Hadith # 5896

Narrated IsraiI:

`Uthman bin `Abdullah bin Mauhab said, "My people sent me with a bowl of water to Um Salama." Isra'il approximated three fingers ('indicating the small size of the container in which there was some hair of the Prophet.

`Uthman added,

"If any person suffered from evil eye or some other disease, he would send a vessel (containing water) to Um Salama. I looked into the container (that held the hair of the Prophet) and saw a few red hairs in it,"

Hadith # 5897

Narrated `Uthman bin `Abdullah bin Mauhab:

I went to Um Salama and she brought out for us some of the dyed hair of the Prophet.

Hadith # 5898

Narrated Ibn Mauhab:

Hesaid that Um Salama had shown him the red hair of the Prophet.

The hair dye

Hadith # 5899

Narrated Abu Huraira:

The Prophet (pbuh) said,

"Jews and Christians do not dye their hair so you should do the opposite of what they do.

The curly hair

Hadith # 5900

Narrated Anas bin Malik:

The Prophet (pbuh) was

- neither conspicuously tall, nor short;

- neither, very white, nor tawny.

- His hair was neither much curled, nor very straight.

Allah sent him (as an Apostle) at the age of forty (and after that) he stayed for ten years in Mecca, and for ten more years in Medina. Allah took him unto Him at the age of sixty, and he scarcely had ten white hairs on his head and in his beard.

Hadith # 5901

Narrated Al-Bara':

I did not see anybody in a red cloak looking more handsome than the Prophet.

Narrated Malik:

The hair of the Prophet (pbuh) used to hang near his shoulders.

Abu Ishaq said, "I heard him relate it more than once. He always laughed when he related it."

Narrated Shu`ba:

The hair of the Prophet (pbuh) used to hang down to the earlobes.

Hadith # 5902

Narrated `Abdullah bin `Umar:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said,

"Today I saw myself in a dream near the Ka`ba. I saw a whitish brown man, the handsomest of all brown men you might ever see. He had the most beautiful Limma (hair hanging down to the earlobes) you might ever see. He had combed it and it was dripping water; and he was performing the Tawaf around the Ka`ba leaning on two men or on the shoulders of two men.

l asked, "Who is this?" It was said. "Messiah, the son of Mary."

Suddenly I saw a curly-haired man, blind in the right eye which looked like a protruding out grape.

I asked, "Who is this?" It was said, "He is Masiah Ad-Dajjal."

Hadith # 5903

Narrated Anas:

The hair of the Prophet (pbuh) used to hang down up to his shoulders.

Hadith # 5904

Narrated Anas:

The head-hair of the Prophet (pbuh) used to hang down to his shoulders.

Hadith # 5905

Narrated Qatada:

l asked Anas bin Malik about the hair of Allah's Messenger (pbuh). He said,

 "The hair of Allah's Messenger (pbuh) was neither much straight, nor much curly, and it used to hang down till between his shoulders and his earlobes."

Hadith # 5906

Narrated Anas:

The Prophet (pbuh) had big hands, and I have never seen anybody like him after him. The hair of the Prophet was wavy, neither curly nor straight.

Hadith # 5907

Narrated Anas:

The Prophet (pbuh) had big hands and feet, and I have not seen anybody like him, neither before nor after him, and his palms were soft.

Hadith # 5908, 5909

Narrated Abu Huraira:

The Prophet (pbuh) had big feet and a good-looking face and l have not seen anybody like him after him.

Hadith # 5910

Narrated Anas:

The Prophet (pbuh) had big feet and hands.

Hadith # 5911

Narrated Anas or Jabir bin `Abdullah:

The Prophet (pbuh) had big hands and feet and I have not seen anybody like him after him.

Hadith # 5913

Narrated Mujahid:

We were with Ibn `Abbas and the people mentioned Ad-Dajjal. Someone said, "The word 'Kafir' (unbeliever) is written in between his (Ad-Dajjal's) eyes."

Ibn `Abbas said,

"I have not heard the Prophet saying this, but he said, 'As regards Abraham, he looks like your companion (i.e. the Prophet, Muhammad), and as regards Moses, he is a brown curly haired man riding a camel and reigned with a strong jute rope, as if I am now looking at him getting down in the valley and saying, "Labbaik".'"

At-Talbid

Hadith # 5914

Narrated `Abdullah bin `Umar:

I heard `Umar saying,

"Whoever braids his hair should shave it (on finishing lhram). You'd better not do, something like Talbid."

 Ibn `Umar used to say: "I saw Allah's Messenger (pbuh) with his hair stuck together with gum."

Hadith # 5915

Narrated Ibn `Umar:

I heard Allah's Messenger (pbuh), while he was in the state of lhram and his hair was stuck together with gum, saying,

لبيك اللهم لبيك،‏‏‏‏ لبيك لا شريك لك لبيك،‏‏‏‏ إن الحمد والنعمة لك والملك لا شريك لك

He did not add anything to those words.

Hadith # 5916

Narrated Hafsa:

I said, "O Allah's Messenger (pbuh)! Why have the people finished their Ihram after performing the `Umra while you have not finished your lhram after your `Umra?"

He said, "I have done Talbid (of my hair) and have decorated my Hadis with garlands, so I shall not finish my lhram till l have slaughtered my Hadi (animal for sacrifice)."

(Hair) parting

Hadith # 5917

Narrated Ibn `Abbas:

The Prophet (pbuh) used to copy the people of the Scriptures in matters in which there was no order from Allah. The people of the Scripture used to let their hair hang down while the pagans used to part their hair. So the Prophet (pbuh) let his hair hang down first, but later on he parted it.

Hadith # 5918

Narrated `Aisha:

As if I am now looking at the shine of the hair parting of the Prophet (pbuh) while he was in the state of lhram.

Locks of hair

Hadith # 5919

Narrated Ibn `Abbas:

Once I stayed overnight in the house of my aunt Maimuna bint Al-Harith and Allah's Messenger (pbuh) was with her as it was her turn. Allah's Messenger (pbuh) got up to offer the night prayer. I stood on his left but he took hold of my two locks of hair and made me stand on his right.

Narrated Abu Bishr:

the above Hadith but he quoted: Ibn `Abbas said, (took hold of) my two braids on my head."

Al-Qaza'

Hadith # 5920

Narrated Ubaidullah bin Hafs:

That `Umar bin Nafi` told him that Nafi`, Maula `Abdullah had heard `Umar saying, "I heard Allah's Apostle forbidding Al-Qaza'."

'Ubaidullah added: I said, "What is Al-Qaza'?"

'Ubaidullah pointed (towards his head) to show us and added, "Nafi` said,

'It is when a boy has his head shaved leaving a tuft of hair here and a tuft of hair there."

Ubaidullah pointed towards his forehead and the sides of his head.

'Ubaidullah was asked, "Does this apply to both girls and boys?" He said, "I don't know, but Nafi` said, 'The boy.'" '

Ubaidullah added, "I asked Nafi` again, and he said,

'As for leaving hair on the temples and the back part of the boy's head, there is no harm, but Al-Qaza' is to leave a tuft of hair on his forehead unshaved while there is no hair on the rest of his head, and also to leave hair on either side of his head.'"

Hadith # 5921

Narrated (Abdullah) bin `Umar:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) forbade Al-Qaza' (leaving a tuft of hair here and there after shaving one's head.)

The application of perfume by the wife on her husband

Hadith # 5922

Narrated `Aisha:

I applied perfume to the Prophet (pbuh) with my own hands when he wanted to assume the state of Ihram, and I also perfumed him at Mina before he departed from there (to perform Tawaf-al-Ifada).

To apply scent to the head and beard

Hadith # 5923

Narrated `Aisha:

I used to perfume Allah's Messenger (pbuh) with the best scent available till I saw the shine of the scent on his head and shine beard.

Combing one's hair

Hadith # 5924

Narrated Sa`d:

A man peeped into the house of the Prophet (pbuh) through a hole while the Prophet (pbuh) was scratching his head with a Midrai (a certain kind of comb). On that the Prophet (pbuh) said (to him),

"If I had known you had been looking, then I would have pierced your eye with that instrument, because the asking of permission has been ordained so that one would not see things unlawfully."

The combing of the hair of the husband by his menstruating wife

Hadith # 5925

Narrated `Aisha:

I used to comb the hair of Allah's Messenger (pbuh) during my periods.

To start combing the hair from the right side

Hadith # 5926

'Narrated `Aisha:

The Prophet (pbuh) used to like to start from the right side as far as possible in combing and in performing ablution.

What has been mentioned about musk

Hadith # 5927

Narrated Abu Huraira:

The Prophet (pbuh) said,

"(Allah said), 'Every good deed of Adam's son is for him except fasting;

it is for Me. and I shall reward (the fasting person) for it.'

 Verily, the smell of the mouth of a fasting person is better to Allah than the smell of musk."

What kind of scent is recommended

Hadith # 5928

Narrated `Aisha:

Used to perfume the Prophet (pbuh) before his assuming the state of with the best scent available.

Whoever did not refuse the scent

Hadith # 5929

Narrated Thumama bin `Abdullah:

Anas never used to refuse (a gift of) scent and used to say

that the Prophet (pbuh) never used to refuse (a gift of) scent.

Adh-Dharira

Hadith # 5930

Narrated `Aisha:

During Hajjat-al-Wada`, I perfumed Allah's Messenger (pbuh) with Dharira with my own hands, both on his assuming Ihram and on finishing it.

Creating artificial spaces between the teeth to look beautiful

Hadith # 5931

Narrated `Abdullah:

- Allah has cursed those women who practise tattooing and those who get themselves tattooed,

- and those who remove their face hairs,

- and those who create a space between their teeth artificially to look beautiful,

- and such women as change the features created by Allah.

 Why then should I not curse those whom the Prophet (pbuh) has cursed? And that is in Allah's Book. i.e. His Saying:

وَمَا آتَاكُمُ الرَّسُولُ فَخُذُوهُ وَمَا نَهَاكُمْ عَنْهُ فَانْتَهُوا ۚ

So take what the Messenger assigns to you,

and deny yourselves that which he withholds from you. (59:7)

The use of false hair

Hadith # 5932

Narrated Humaid bin `Abdur-Rahman bin `Auf:

That in the year he performed Hajj. he heard Mu'awiya bin Abi Sufyan, who was on the pulpit and was taking a tuft of hair from one of his guards, saying, "Where are your religious learned men? I heard Allah's Messenger (pbuh) forbidding this (false hair) and saying,

'The children of Israel were destroyed when their women started using this.'"

Hadith # 5933

Narrated Abu Huraira:

The Prophet (pbuh) said,

"Allah has cursed the lady who artificially lengthens (her or someone else's) hair and the one who gets her hair lengthened and the One who tattoos (herself or someone else) and the one who gets herself tattooed"

Hadith # 5934

Narrated `Aisha:

An Ansari girl was married and she became sick and all her hair fell out intending to provide her with false hair. They asked the Prophet (pbuh) who said,

"Allah has cursed the lady who artificially lengthens (her or someone else's) hair and also the one who gets her hair lengthened."

Hadith # 5935

Narrated Asma:

A woman came to Allah's Messenger (pbuh) and said, "I married my daughter to someone, but she became sick and all her hair fell out, and (because of that) her husband does not like her. May I let her use false hair?"

On that the Prophet (pbuh) cursed such a lady as artificially lengthening (her or someone else's) hair or got her hair lengthened artificially.

Hadith # 5936

Narrated Asma':

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) has cursed such a lady as artificially lengthening (her or someone else's) hair or gets her hair lengthened.

Hadith # 5937

Narrated Ibn `Umar:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said,

"Allah has cursed such a lady as lengthens (her or someone else's) hair artificially or gets it lengthened, and also a lady who tattoos (herself or someone else) or gets herself tattooed."

Hadith # 5938

Narrated Sa`id bin Al-Musaiyab:

Mu'awiya came to Medina for the last time and delivered a sermon. He took out a tuft of hair and said,

"I thought that none used to do this (i.e. use false hair) except Jews. The Prophet (pbuh) labelled such practice, (i.e. the use of false hair), as cheating."

Ladies who remove hair from the face, eye-brows etc

Hadith # 5939

Narrated 'Alqama:

`Abdullah cursed those women who practiced tattooing and those who removed hair from their faces and those who created spaces between their teeth artificially to look beautiful, such ladies as changed what Allah has created.

Um Ya'qub said, "What is that?" `Abdullah said, "Why should I not curse those who were cursed by Allah's Messenger (pbuh) and are referred to in Allah's Book?"

She said to him "By Allah, I have read the whole Qur'an but I have not found such a thing.

`Abdullah said, "By Allah, if you had read it (carefully) you would have found it. (Allah says:)

وَمَا آتَاكُمُ الرَّسُولُ فَخُذُوهُ وَمَا نَهَاكُمْ عَنْهُ فَانْتَهُوا ۚ

So take what the Messenger assigns to you,

and deny yourselves that which he withholds from you.(59.7)

The lady who lengthens hair artificially

Hadith # 5940

Narrated Ibn `Umar:

The Prophet (pbuh) has cursed the lady who lengthens her hair artificially and the one who gets her hair lengthened, and also the lady who tattoos (herself or others) and the one who gets herself tattooed.

Hadith # 5941

Narrated Asma':

A woman asked the Prophet (pbuh) saying, "0 Allah's Messenger (pbuh)! My daughter got measles and her hair fell out. Now that I got her married, may I let her use false hair?"

He said (to her), "Allah has cursed the lady who lengthens hair artificially and the one who gets her hair lengthened artificially."

Hadith # 5942

Narrated Ibn `Umar:

I heard the Prophet (pbuh) saying,

"Allah has cursed the lady who practices tattooing and that who gets it done for herself, and also the lady who lengthens hair artificially and that who gets her hair lengthened artificially."

The Prophet (pbuh) has cursed such ladies.

Hadith # 5943

Narrated Ibn Mas`ud:

Allah has cursed those women who practise tattooing or get it done for themselves, and those who remove hair from their faces, and those who create spaces between their teeth artificially to look beautiful, such ladies as change the features created by Allah. Why then shall I not curse those whom Allah's Messenger (pbuh) has cursed and who are cursed in Allah's Book too?

The woman who practices tattooing

Hadith # 5944

Narrated Abu Huraira:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said,

"The evil eye is a fact," and he forbade tattooing.

Hadith # 5944b

Narrated `Abdullah:

(As above)

Hadith # 5945

Narrated Abu Juhaifa:

The Prophet (pbuh) forbade

- the use of the price of blood and the price of a dog,

the one who takes (eats) usury the one who gives usury,

- the woman who practises tattooing and the woman who gets herself tattooed.

The woman who gets herself tattooed

Hadith # 5946

Narrated Abu Huraira:

A woman who used to practise tattooing was brought to `Umar. `Umar got up and said, "I beseech you by Allah, which of you heard the Prophet (pbuh) saying something about tattooing?"

l got up and said, "0 chief of the Believers! l heard something." He said, "What did you hear?" I said, "I heard the Prophet (addressing the ladies), saying,

'Do not practise tattooing and do not get yourselves tattooed.'

Hadith # 5947

Narrated Ibn `Umar:

The Prophet (pbuh) has cursed the lady

who lengthens hair artificially and that who gets her hair lengthened in such away, and the lady who practises tattooing and that who gets it done for herself.

Hadith # 5948

Narrated `Abdullah:

- Allah has cursed those women who practise tattooing and those who get it done for themselves,

- and those who remove hair from their faces,

- and those who artificially create spaces between their teeth to look beautiful, such women as alter the features created by Allah.

Why should I not then curse those whom Allah's Messenger (pbuh) has cursed and that is in Allah's Book?

Pictures

Hadith # 5949

Narrated Abu Talha:

The Prophet (pbuh) said,

"Angels do not enter a house in which there is a dog or there are pictures."

The punishment for picture-makers on the Day of Resurrection

Hadith # 5950

Narrated Muslim:

We were with Masruq at the house of Yasar bin Numair. Masruq saw pictures on his terrace and said, "I heard `Abdullah saying that he heard the Prophet (pbuh) saying,

"The people who will receive the severest punishment from Allah will be the picture makers.'"

Hadith # 5951

Narrated `Abdullah bin `Umar:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said,

"Those who make these pictures will be punished on the Day of Resurrection, and it will be said to them. 'Make alive what you have created.'"

The obliteration of pictures

Hadith # 5952

Narrated `Aisha:

I never used to leave in the Prophet (pbuh) house anything carrying images or crosses but he obliterated it.

Hadith # 5953

Narrated Abu Zur'a:

l entered a house in Medina with Abu Huraira, and he saw a man making pictures at the top of the house.

Abu Huraira said,

"I heard Allah's Messenger (pbuh) saying that Allah said, 'Who would be more unjust than the one who tries to create the like of My creatures? Let them create a grain: let them create a gnat.' "

Abu Huraira then asked for a water container and washed his arms up to his armpits. I said, "0 Abu Huraira! Is this something you have heard I from Allah's Messenger (pbuh)?" He said,

"The limit for ablution is up to the place where the ornaments will reach on the Day of Resurrection.'

Pictures made on things that are to be trodden on

Hadith # 5954

Narrated `Aisha:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) ret

urned from a journey when I had placed a curtain having pictures over (the door of) a chamber of mine. When Allah's Messenger (pbuh) saw it, he tore it and said,

"The people who will receive the severest punishment on the Day of Resurrection will be those who try to make the like of Allah's creations."

So we turned it (i.e., the curtain) into one or two cushions.

Hadith # 5955

Narrated Aisha:

The Prophet (pbuh) returned from a journey when I had hung a thick curtain having pictures (in front of a door). He ordered me to remove it and I removed it.

Hadith # 5956

Aisha added:

The Prophet (pbuh) and I used to take a bath from one container (of water).

Whoever disliked to sit on pictures

Hadith # 5957

Narrated `Aisha:

I purchased a cushion with pictures on it. The Prophet (came and) stood at the door but did not enter. I said (to him), "I repent to Allah for what (the guilt) I have done."

He said, "What is this cushion?" I said, "It is for you to sit on and recline on."

He said,

"The makers of these pictures will be punished on the Day of Resurrection and it will be said to them, 'Make alive what you have created.' Moreover, the angels do not enter a house where there are pictures.'"

Hadith # 5958

Narrated Abu Talha:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said,

"Angels (of mercy) do not enter a house where there are pictures.'"

The subnarrator Busr added:

"Then Zaid fell ill and we paid him a visit. Behold! There was, hanging at his door, a curtain decorated with a picture.

I said to 'Ubaidullah Al-Khaulani, the step son of Maimuna, the wife of the Prophet (pbuh), "Didn't Zaid tell us about the picture the day before yesterday?"

'Ubaidullah said, "Didn't you hear him saying: 'except a design in a garment'?"

It is disliked to offer Salat wearing clothes with pictures

Hadith # 5959

Narrated Anas:

Aisha had a thick curtain (having pictures on it) and she screened the side of her house with it. The Prophet (pbuh) said to her,

"Remove it from my sight, for its pictures are still coming to my mind in my prayers."

Angels do not enter a house in which there are pictures

Hadith # 5960

Narrated Salim's father:

Once Gabriel promised to visit the Prophet (pbuh) but he delayed and the Prophet (pbuh) got worried about that. At last he came out and found Gabriel and complained to him of his grief (for his delay).

Gabriel said to him, "We do not enter a place in which there is a picture or a dog."

Whoever does not enter a house having a picture in it

Hadith # 5961

Narrated `Aisha:

I bought a cushion having pictures on it. When Allah's Messenger (pbuh) saw it, he stopped at the gate and did not enter. I noticed the signs of hatred (for that) on his face! I said, "O Allah's Messenger (pbuh)! I turn to Allah and His Apostle in repentance! What sin have I committed?"

He said, "What about this cushion?"

I said, 'I bought it for you to sit on and recline on."

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said,

"The makers of these pictures will be punished (severely) on the Day of Resurrection and it will be said to them, 'Make alive what you have created.'"

He added,

"Angels do not enter a house in which there are pictures."

Whoever cursed a picture-maker

Hadith # 5962

Narrated Abu Juhaifa:

That he had bought a slave whose profession was cupping.

- The Prophet (pbuh) forbade

- taking the price of blood

- and the price of a dog

- and the earnings of a prostitute,

- and cursed the one who took or gave (Riba') usury,

- and the lady who tattooed others or got herself tattooed,

- and the picture-maker.

Whoever makes a picture will be asked to put life into it on the Day of Resurrection

Hadith # 5963

Narrated Ibn `Abbas:

I heard Muhammad saying,

"Whoever makes a picture in this world will be asked to put life into it on the Day of Resurrection, but he will not be able to do so."

To ride as a companion-rider on an animal

Hadith # 5964

Narrated Usama bin Zaid:

Allah's Messenger (pbuh) rode a donkey saddled with a saddle covered with a Fadakiyya velvet sheet, and he made me ride behind him.

Three (riders) on one animal

Hadith # 5965

Narrated Ibn `Abbas:

When the Prophet (pbuh) arrived at Mecca, the children of Bani `Abdul Muttalib received him. He then mounted one of them in front of him and the other behind him.

The mounting of the owner of animal and somebody else in front of him

Hadith # 5966

Narrated Aiyub:

The worst of three (persons riding one, animal) was mentioned in `Ikrima's presence `Ikrima said,

"Ibn `Abbas said, '(In the year of the conquest of Mecca) the Prophet (pbuh) came and mounted Qutham in front of him and Al-Fadl behind him, or Qutham behind him and Al-Fadl in front of him.' Now which of them was the worst off and which was the best?"

To mount a man behind another man on an animal

Hadith # 5967

Narrated Mu`adh bin Jabal:

While I was riding behind the Prophet (pbuh) and between me and him and between me and him there was only the back of the saddle, he said, "0 Mu`adh!" I replied, "Labbaik, 0 Allah's Messenger (pbuh), and Sa`daik!"

 he said, "Do you know what is Allah's right upon his slave?" I said, "Allah and His Apostle know best"

He said "Allah's right upon his slaves is that they should worship Him alone and not worship anything else besides Him."

Then he proceeded for a while and then said, "O Mu`adh bin Jabal!" I replied, "Labbaik, O Allah's Messenger (pbuh):, Sa`daik!' He said, "Do you know what is the right of the slaves upon Allah if they do that?" I replied, "Allah and His Apostle know best."

He said, "The right of the slaves upon Allah is that He will not punish them (if they do that).

To mount a woman behind a man who is Dha-Mahram

Hadith # 5968

Narrated Anas bin Malik:

We were coming from Khaibar along with Allah's Messenger (pbuh) while l was riding behind Abu Talha and he was proceeding. While one of the wives of Allah's Messenger (pbuh) was riding behind Allah's Messenger (pbuh), suddenly the foot of the camel Slipped and I said, "The woman!" and alighted (hurriedly). Allah's Apostle said, "She is your mother." Sol resaddled the she-camel and Allah's Messenger (pbuh) mounted it. When he approached or saw Medina, he said,

آيِبُونَ تَائِبُونَ، عَابِدُونَ لِرَبِّنَا، حَامِدُونَ

We are going to return, we are going to turn to Allah Almighty,

we are going to worship Him, we are going to praise our Lord.

To put one leg on the other while lying down

Hadith # 5969

Narrated `Abbad bin Tamim's uncle:

I saw the Prophet (pbuh) lying-down in the mosque and placing one leg on the other.


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