Sunnahs about EATING

Sunnahs about EATING :

Wash both hands before EATING.

Recite “Bismillah “ aloud and if we forget we can recite “Bismillahi awwlahu wa aakhirah”.

EAT with the right hand.

EAT with three fingers if possible.

One should not EAT very hot food/do not BLOW on food.

EAT from the side which is front of you.

If a morsel of food falls down pick it up, clean it and EAT it.

Not criticising food: It is narrated on the authority of Abu Hurayrah that he said the Messenger of Allah did not ever criticise food. If he liked it, he ate it and if he disliked it, he left it.

Either sit on both knees on the ground or one knee raised or both knees raised while EATING.

After EATING one should lick his fingers.

Recite DUA after EATING.

Clean the plate and other utensils thoroughly after EATING. By doing this the utensils make DUA for one` s forgiveness.

After meals wash both the hands, thereafter gargle the mouth.

While EATING shouldn`t remain completely silent.


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