The belongings of the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam)

Hadith & Seerah, The Noble Traits of His Character, The Ways of the Prophet (SAWS) / Sunday, August 31st, 2008

He owned a coat of mail, bows, arrows, spears and shields.
He had also three gowns which he used on occasions of Jihad (religious

He had a staff which he used to carry while walking about.
He used it also as a support for riding, and hung it from his seat on the

He had a wooden cup with hooks attached to it. He had a
glass cup, too. He had another cup which was kept under his bedstead to be used
for discharging urine during the night. He possessed a small water skin and a
stone jug which he used for performing ablution. There was also a trough for
washing clothes and another trough for washing hands. He had an oil container
and a pouch for his looking glass and comb. His comb was made of teak wood. He
had an antimony container and while going to sleep he used to apply the
antimony thrice in each of the eyes. Asmad is superior quality antimony which
he liked much and highly recommended to others. The pouch contained also two
pairs of scissors and a miswak (a softened fibrous twig for cleaning the
teeth). In addition he possessed a big cup like vessel which had four hooks.
Four persons handled it. He had a vessel for measurement. The legs of his
bedstead were made of teak wood. He had a club also. His bedding was made of
the date-palm. This is all that the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam)
possessed as related in various traditions. [Zad-ul-Ma’ad]

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