HADITH Sunan Abu−Dawud Table of Contents

HADITH Sunan Abu−Dawud. ......................................1

  1. Prayer (Kitab Al−Salat): Details of Commencing
  2. Prayer (Kitab Al−Salat): Detailed Rules of Law
    about the Prayer during Journey......................109
  3. Prayer (Kitab Al−Salat): Detailed Injunctions
    about Ramadan........................................127
  4. Prayer (Kitab Al−Salat): Prostration while
    reciting the Qur'an..................................131
  5. Prayer (Kitab Al−Salat): Detailed Injunctions
    about Witr...........................................133
  6. Tribute, Spoils, and Rulership (Kitab
    Al−Kharaj, Wal−Fai' Wal−Imarah)......................314

HADITH Sunan Abu−Dawud Table of Contents

  1. Divination and Omens (Kitab Al−Kahanah Wa
  2. Dialects and Readings of the Qur'an (Kitab
    Al−Huruf Wa Al−Qira'at)..............................443
  3. Trials and Fierce Battles (Kitab Al−Fitan Wa

HADITH Sunan Abu−Dawud

01. Purification (Kitab Al−Taharah)

Book 1, Number 0001:
Narrated Mughirah ibn Shu'bah: When the Prophet
(peace_be_upon_him) went (outside) to relieve himself, he went
to a far−off place.

Book 1, Number 0002:
Narrated Jabir ibn Abdullah: When the Prophet
(peace_be_upon_him) felt the need of relieving himself, he
went far off where no one could see him.

Book 1, Number 0003:
Narrated AbuMusa: AbutTayyah reported on the authority of a
shaykh (an old man): When Abdullah ibn Abbas came to Basrah,
people narrated to him traditions from AbuMusa. Therefore Ibn
Abbas wrote to him asking him about certain things. In reply
AbuMusa wrote to him saying: One day I was in the company of
the Apostle of Allah (peace_be_upon_him). He wanted to
urinate. Then he came to a soft ground at the foot of a wall
and urinated. He (the Prophet) then said: If any of you wants
to urinate, he should look for a place (like this) for his

Book 1, Number 0006:
Narrated Zayd ibn Arqam: The Apostle of Allah
(peace_be_upon_him) said: These privies are frequented by the
jinns and devils. So when anyone amongst you goes there, he
should say: "I seek refuge in Allah from male and female

Book 1, Number 0007:
Narrated Salman al−Farsi: It was said to Salman: Your Prophet
teaches you everything, even about excrement. He replied: Yes.

He has forbidden us to face the qiblah at the time of easing
or urinating, and cleansing with right hand, and cleansing
with less than three stones, or cleansing with dung or bone.

Book 1, Number 0010:
Narrated Ma'qil ibn AbuMa'qil al−Asadi: The Apostle of Allah
(peace_be_upon_him) has forbidden us to face the two qiblahs
at the time of urination or excretion.

Book 1, Number 0011:
Narrated Abdullah ibn Umar: Marwan al−Asfar said: I saw Ibn
Umar make his camel kneel down facing the qiblah, then he sat
down urinating in its direction. So I said: AbuAbdurRahman,
has this not been forbidden? He replied: Why not, that was
forbidden only in open country; but when there is something
between you and the qiblah that conceals you , then there is
no harm.

Book 1, Number 0013:
Narrated Jabir ibn Abdullah: The Prophet of Allah
(peace_be_upon_him) forbade us to face the qiblah at the time
of making water. Then I saw him facing it (qiblah) urinating
or easing himself one year before his death.

Book 1, Number 0014:
Narrated Abdullah ibn Umar: When the Prophet
(peace_be_upon_him) wanted to relieve himself, he would not
raise his garment, until he lowered himself near the ground.

Book 1, Number 0015:
Narrated AbuSa'id al−Khudri: I heard the Apostle of Allah
(peace_be_upon_him) say: When two persons go together for
relieving themselves uncovering their private parts and
talking together, Allah, the Great and Majestic, becomes
wrathful at this (action).

Book 1, Number 0017:
Narrated Muhajir ibn Qunfudh: Muhajir came to the Prophet

(peace_be_upon_him) while he was urinating. He saluted him.
The Prophet (peace_be_upon_him) did not return the salutation
to him until he performed ablution. He then apologised to him,
saying: I disliked remembering Allah except in the state of

Book 1, Number 0019:
Narrated Anas ibn Malik: When the Prophet (peace_be_upon_him)
entered the privy, he removed his ring.

Book 1, Number 0022:
Narrated Amr ibn al−'As: AbdurRahman ibn Hasanah reported: I
and Amr ibn al−'As went to the Prophet (peace_be_upon_him). He
came out with a leather shield (in his hand). He covered
himself with it and urinated. Then we said: Look at him. He is
urinating as a woman does. The Prophet (peace_be_upon_him),
heard this and said: Do you not know what befell a person from
amongst Banu Isra'il (the children of Israel)? When urine fell
on them, they would cut off the place where the urine fell;
but he (that person) forbade them (to do so), and was punished
in his grave.

Book 1, Number 0024:
Narrated Umaymah daughter of Ruqayqah: The Prophet
(peace_be_upon_him) had a wooden vessel under his bed in which
he would urinate at night.

Book 1, Number 0026:
Narrated Mu'adh ibn Jabal: The Apostle of Allah
(peace_be_upon_him) said: Be on your guard against three
things which provoke cursing: easing in the watering places
and on the thoroughfares, and in the shade (of the tree).

Book 1, Number 0027:
Narrated Abdullah ibn Mughaffal: The Apostle of Allah
(peace_be_upon_him) said: No one of you should make water in
his bath and then wash himself there (after urination). The
version of Ahmad has: Then performs ablution there, for evil

thoughts come from it.

Book 1, Number 0028:
Narrated A Man from the Companions: Humayd al−Himyari said: I
met a man (Companion of the Prophet) who remained in the
company of the Prophet (peace_be_upon_him) just as AbuHurayrah
remained in his company. He then added: The Apostle of Allah
(peace_be_upon_him) forbade that anyone amongst us should comb
(his hair) every day or urinate in the place where he takes a

Book 1, Number 0029:
Narrated Abdullah ibn Sarjis: The Prophet (peace_be_upon_him)
prohibited to urinate in a hole.

Book 1, Number 0030:
Narrated Aisha, Ummul Mu'minin: When the Prophet
(peace_be_upon_him) came out of the privy, he used to say:
"Grant me Thy forgiveness."

Book 1, Number 0032:
Narrated Hafsah, Ummul Mu'minin: The Prophet
(peace_be_upon_him) used his right hand for taking his food
and drink and used his left hand for other purposes.

Book 1, Number 0033:
Narrated Aisha, Ummul Mu'minin: The Prophet
(peace_be_upon_him) used his right hand for getting water for
ablution and taking food, and his left hand for his evacuation
and for anything repugnant.

Book 1, Number 0035:
Narrated AbuHurayrah: The Prophet (peace_be_upon_him) said: If
anyone applies collyrium, he should do it an odd number of
times. If he does so, he has done well; but if not, there is
no harm. If anyone cleanses himself with pebbles, he should
use an odd number. If he does so, he has done well; but if
not, there is no harm. If anyone eats, he should throw away

what he removes with a toothpick and swallow what sticks to
his tongue. If he does so, he has done well; if not, there is
no harm. If anyone goes to relieve himself, he should conceal
himself, and if all he can do is to collect a heap of send, he
should sit with his back to it, for the devil makes sport with
the posteriors of the children of Adam. If he does so, he has
done well; but if not, there is no harm.

Book 1, Number 0036:
Narrated Ruwayfi' ibn Thabit: Shayban al−Qatbani reported that
Maslamah ibn Mukhallad made Ruwayfi' ibn Thabit the governor
of the lower parts (of Egypt). He added: We travelled with him
from Kum Sharik to Alqamah or from Alqamah to Kum Sharik (the
narrator doubts) for Alqam. Ruwayfi' said: Any one of us would
borrow a camel during the lifetime of the Prophet
(peace_be_upon_him) from the other, on condition that he would
give him half the booty, and the other half he would retain
himself. Further, one of us received an arrowhead and a
feather, and the other an arrow−shaft as a share from the
booty. He then reported: The Apostle of Allah
(peace_be_upon_him) said: You may live for a long time after I
am gone, Ruwayfi', so, tell people that if anyone ties his
beard or wears round his neck a string to ward off the evil
eye, or cleanses himself with animal dung or bone, Muhammad
has nothing to do with him.

Book 1, Number 0039:
Narrated Abdullah ibn Mas'ud: A deputation of the jinn came to
the Prophet (peace_be_upon_him) and said: O Muhammad, forbid
your community to cleans themselves with a bone or dung or
charcoal, for in them Allah has provided sustenance for us. So
the Prophet (peace_be_upon_him) forbade them to do so.

Book 1, Number 0040:
Narrated Aisha, Ummul Mu'minin: The Apostle of Allah
(peace_be_upon_him) said: When any of you goes to relieve
himself, he should take with him three stones to cleans
himself, for they will be enough for him.