Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 32, Hadith Number 1 (207).

Anas radiyallahu anhu says: Rasoolullah sallallahu alaihe wasallam had a ‘Sukkah’. He used a fragrance from it.CommentaryThe ulama give two meanings to the word ‘Sukkah’. Some say it is an itr box, in which itr is kept. In this case it will mean he used the fragrance from an itr box. My ustaadh rahmatullahi alaihe … Continue reading Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 32, Hadith Number 1 (207).

Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 32, Hadith Number 3 (209).

Ibn Umar radiyallahu anhu says, Rasoolullah sallallahu alaihe wasallam said, ‘Three things should not be refused: pillow; fragrance (itr-oil); and milk.CommentaryThese things are mentioned because it is not a burden upon the one who gives these presents and by refusing, one may at times offend the giver. All these things are included in those which … Continue reading Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 32, Hadith Number 3 (209).

Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 32, Hadith Number 4 (210).

Abu Hurayrah radiyallahu anhu narrates: Rasoolullah sallallahu alaihe wasallam said, The itr of a male is the fragrance of which spreads and has less colour in it (i.e. rose, kewrah etc.), and the itr of a female is that, which has more colour and less fragrance (hina, mendhi, za’faraan etc.).CommentaryMales should use a fragrance that … Continue reading Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 32, Hadith Number 4 (210).

Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 32, Hadith Number 5 (211).

Abu Uthman An-Nahdi (At-Taabi’ee) radiyallahu anhu relates that Rasoolullah sallallahu alaihe wasallam said: If one is given rayhaan, he should not refuse it, because it originates from Jannah.CommentaryFrom this, is it only the rayhaan itself that is meant or other fragrant substances also included? The linguists give both meanings, and both may be intended here. … Continue reading Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 32, Hadith Number 5 (211).