How was the iftar of the Salaf?
Now the Salaf were very moderate
it was a
meal a day and
If maximum two meals a day
So a meal a day
Was the habit of the vast majority of the Salaf?
either a good breakfast or a
nowadays, we have like three meals a good breakfast a good supper and a good pre-dawn meal and
Then we were shocked at the end of Ramadan to find that we've gained 5 to 10 kilograms
How was that possible? We were fasting. Yes, but you were consuming more food than other months
The night time which is wrong
But having said that is it Haram, no, not at all
What is Haram is to go into?
extravagance when you cook 10 dishes and
You don't finish one of them and the rest goes to the dustbin. What is Haram when you fill yourself?
To the rim and
Then go to pray taraweeh and you fail to offer
You come late you Prayer. You pray 2 rakaats of taraweeh
And then you retire why you said well, I my stomach is full my back aches. My knees are
Shaking because you filled your stomach with more than it can bear so
Yes, you don't have to
do like this Salaf used to do by just eating one meal a day because Allah has made things permissible be
moderate eat your pre-dawn meal and
be moderate in that so that you can find the strength and fitness to offer your night prayer without a problem and
eat also a good
pre-dawn meals so that it would give you energy to
act and work the rest of the day