Sehri

Sehri

It is related by Anas that the Apostle of Allah (sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) said: “Eat sehri for there is blessings in it.” (Bukhari and Muslim)

Commentary: A common practice of sehri is that it sustains the person who fasts and helps in mitigating the rigours of fasting while the other, the inner and exceptional, aspect what has been indicated in the tradition quoted in Musnad-i-Ahmad, on the authority of Abu Sa’eed Khadri(R.A.). It says:“There is auspiciousness in sehri. Do not forgo it. If nothing else, a drought of water should be taken at that time; for Allah bestows mercy upon those who eat sehri and angels pray for their well being.”

It is related by Amr bin-el-‘Aas that the Apostle of Allah (sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) said: ” What distinguishes our fasting from the fasting of the other people of the scripture is the eating of sehri.” (Muslim)

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