Simple Life of Prophet Muhammad ‘PBUH’


491. `Aishah (RA) reported:

The family of Muhammad (PBUH) never ate to the fill the bread of barley for two successive days until he died. ...[Al-Bukhari and Muslim].


507. `Aishah (RA) reported:

The mattress of Messenger of Allah (PBUH) was a piece of tanned skin stuffed with palm fibres. ...[Al-Bukhari].


501. Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: Messenger of Allah (PBUH) used to supplicate:

"O Allah, make the provisions of family of Muhammad (PBUH) bare subsistence." ..[Al-Bukhari and Muslim].


482. `Uthman bin `Affan (RA) reported: The Prophet (PBUH) said,

"There is no right for the son of adam except in these (four) things: A house to live in, a cloth to cover therewith his private parts, bread and water." ...[At-Tirmidhi].


33. Umar b. al-Khattab said,

'I entered the Messenger's house and I found him sitting on a mat. He had a leather pillow stuffed with fibers. He had a pot of water by his feet, and there was some clothes hung on the wall. His side had marks due to the mat that he lay on.

Umar wept when he saw this, and the Messenger (pbuh) asked him: "Why do you weep?"

Umar said: "O Prophet of God! Khousrau and Caesar enjoy the best of this world, and you are suffering in poverty?!"

The Prophet said: "Aren't you pleased that they enjoy this world, and we will enjoy the Hereafter?" ...(Bukhari #4629)