Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 29, Hadith Number 1 (188).

Abdullah ibn Jaafar radiyallahu anhu says, Rasoolullah sallallahu alaihe wasallam ate Qith’thaa (cucumbers) with dates.CommentaryCucumber has a cold effect and dates have a hot one. By combining the two it becomes mild. From this hadith we gather that it is recommended that the effect (hot or cold) of things eaten should be taken into consideration. … Continue reading Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 29, Hadith Number 1 (188).

Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 29, Hadith Number 3 (190).

Anas radiyallahu anhu says, I saw Rasoolullah sallallahu alaihe wasallam eat together musk-melon and dates.CommentarySome ulama have translated this also as watermelon’ instead of musk-melon, the reason being, as in the first narration, here also the cold effect is intended. But it is clear that musk-melon is meant here. The reason for eating dates is … Continue reading Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 29, Hadith Number 3 (190).

Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 29, Hadith Number 5 (192).

Abu Hurairah radiyallahu anhu reports, When the people saw (picked their) new fruit, they used to come and present it to Rasoolullah sallallahu alaihe wasallam. Rasoolullah sallallahu alaihe wasallam then recited this du’aa:Transliteration: Allahumma baarik lana fi thimaa-rina wa-baarik lanaa fi madinatinaa wa-baarik lanaa fi saa-'i-naa wa-fi muddinaa-Allahumma-inna Ebraahima 'ab-duka wa-kha-li-luka wa-nabiy-yuka wa-inna ab-duka wa-nabiy-yuka … Continue reading Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 29, Hadith Number 5 (192).

Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 29, Hadith Number 6 (193).

Rubayyi bint Mu’awwidh ibn Afraa radiyallahu anha says, My uncle Mu’aadh ibn Afraa sent me with a plate of fresh dates, which had small cucumbers on it, to Rasoolullah sallallahu alaihe wasallam. Rasoolullah sallallahu alaihe wasallam relished cucumbers. I took this to him. At that time some jewellery had been sent to Rasoolullah sallallahu alaihe … Continue reading Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 29, Hadith Number 6 (193).