Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 1 (1).

  Anas (Radiallahu Anhu) reports: "Rasullullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) was neither tall nor was he short (like a dwarf... He was of medium stature). In complexion, he was neither very white like lime, nor very dark, nor brown which results in darkness (he was illuminant, more luminous than even the full-moon on the 14th night).The … Continue reading Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 1 (1).

Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 2 (2).

Anas bin Malik (Radiallhu Anhu) reports, "Rasullullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) was of a medium stature, he was neither very tall nor very short. He was very handsome, of medium built and his hair was neither very curly nor very straight (but was slightly wavy). He had a wheat-coloured complexion. When he walked, he leaned forward … Continue reading Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 2 (2).

Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 3 (3).

Baraa bin Aazib (Radiallahu anhu) relates that: "Rasullullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) was a man of a medium build, (slightly tall, as explained before); he had broad shoulders (from which we may gather that he had a wide chest); he had dense hair which reached his ear-lobes; he wore a red striped lungi (a cloth worn … Continue reading Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 3 (3).

Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 4 (4).

Baraa bin Aazib (Radiallahu Anhu) reports: "I never seen someone with long hair and red clothing more handsome than Rasullullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam). His hair reached his shoulders. The portion between his two shoulders was wide. He was neither very tall nor very short".Commentary:The description of the hair of Sayyidina Rasullullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) in … Continue reading Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 4 (4).

Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 5 (5).

It is reported from Ali (Radiallahu Anhu): "Rasullullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam was neither very tall nor very short. The soles of both feet were very fleshed. (This quality is praiseworthy in a man as it denotes strength and courage but is not praiseworthy for a woman). He had a large head. The joints of the … Continue reading Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 5 (5).

Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 6 (6).

It is related from Ebrahim bin Muhammad (Radiallahu anhu) who is from the sons (grand sons of Ali radiallahu anhu, that whenever Ali radiallahu anhu described the noble features of Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam), he used to say: "Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) was neither very tall nor short, but of a medium stature among people. … Continue reading Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 6 (6).

Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 7 (7).

Hasan bin Ali (Radiallahu anhu) reported: "I inquired from my maternal uncle (Sayyiditina Fatimah Radiallahu anha's step brother) Hind bin Abi Haalah (Radiallahu anhu) about the noble features of the Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam). He had often described the noble features of Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) in detail. I felt that I should hear from … Continue reading Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 7 (7).

Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 8 (8).

Jaabir bin Samurah (Radiallahu anhu) says: "Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) had a wide mouth. There were red lines in the whiteness of his eyes. He had little flesh on his heels."Commentary:It is desirable for Arab men to have wide mouths. According to some a wide mouth means eloquence (fluency of language). The translation adopted in … Continue reading Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 8 (8).

Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 9 (9).

It is related from Jaabir (Radiallahu anhu) that he said: "I once saw Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) on the night of a full moon. On that night he wore red clothing. At times I looked at the full moon and at times at Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam). Ultimately I came to the conclusion that Rasulullah … Continue reading Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 9 (9).

Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 10 (10).

Abu-Ishaaq (Radiallahu anhu) says: "A person once asked Baraa bin Aazib (Radiallahu anhu), "Was the face of Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) shining like a sword?" He replied: "No but like a full-moon with its roundness."Commentary: In making a comparison with a sword, it may have meant that Sayyidina Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) had a long … Continue reading Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 10 (10).

Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 11 (11).

Abu Hurayrah (Radiallahu anhu) says: "Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) was so clean, clear, beautiful and handsome, as though his body was covered and molded in silver. His hair was slightly curled."Commentary:In the first narration mentioned by Sayyidina Anas (Radiallahu anhu), it is denied that Sayyidina Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) was very white. From the above … Continue reading Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 11 (11).

Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 12 (12).

Jaabir bin Abdullah (Radiallahu anhu) narrates from Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) that he said: "The Ambiyaa (Prophets) were shown to me. I saw Musa (Alaihis salaam), he had a thin body, like one from among the tribe of Shanu'ah. I saw Esa (Alaihis salaam). From among all those whom I have seen, he somewhat resembled … Continue reading Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 12 (12).

Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 13 (13).

Sa'eed Jariri (Radiallahu anhu) says: "I heard Abu Tufayl (Radiallahu anhu) say: "There is no one left on the face of this Earth, besides me who had seen Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam)." I asked him to describe to me the noble features of Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam). He said: "Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) had a … Continue reading Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 13 (13).

Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 14 (14).

Ibn Abbas (Radiallahu anhu) says: "The front teeth of Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) were a bit wide (spread out). They were spaced out and not close together. When Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) talked, an illumination emitting from his teeth could be seen."Commentary:According to the Ulama, it is a well known fact that it was something … Continue reading Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 1, Hadith Number 14 (14).