Sunnah of Washing the Hands before and after Eating
Many people wash their hands before and after eating for hygiene reasons. After all who wants germs in their food?! But a better and more rewarding reason is because it is Sunnah.
Our beloved Nabi ﷺ told Sayyiduna Salman Al Farsi رضي الله عنه that blessing in food lies in washing the hands before and after eating. (Tirmidhi)
So lets us make it a habit to always wash our hands before and after eating because it is Sunnah!
Note: After washing the hands before eating, it is advised to not dry them with a towel etc.
Benefits of following this Sunnah:
1) We will get the blessings and rewards of following a Sunnah.
2) Allah Ta’ala will be happy with us.
3) We will be given more blessings in our homes and our daily lives.
4) There will be more blessing in the food we eat.
5) It is more hygienic.