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To continue eating after being sated; [if you have a guest, you should pretend to continue eating lest you should prevent him from eating; to be wasteful of food; according to some (scholars), to make the Basmala when eating food that belongs to someone else [unjustly]; to take part in a feast without having been invited; to eat someone else’s food without their permission; to eat something that will undermine your health; to eat food that has been prepared with riyâ (ostentatiously); to eat something you have vowed.


Resûlullah ‘sall-Allâhu ’alaihi wa sallam’ stated: “When fasâd (mischief, instigation, disunion, tumult) runs rife among my Ummat (Muslims), a person who abides by my  Sunnat will acquire blessings equal to the amount deserved by a hundred martyrs.” Scholars affiliated with any one of the four Madhhabs, (which are, namely, Hanafî, Mâlikî, Shâfi’î and Hanbalî,) are called Scholars of Ahl as-Sunna. The leader of the scholars of Ahl as-Sunna is al-Imâm al-a’zam Abû Hanîfa. These scholars recorded what they had heard from the Sahâba-i-kirâm, who, in their turn, had told them what they had heard from the Messenger of Allah ‘sall-Allâhu ’alaihi wa sallam’.