The Companions of Muhammad ﷺ used to be the quickest to break the fast and the slowest in taking the pre-dawn meal.”
Repored by ‘Amr b. Maymûn Al-Awdî, shared by ‘Abd Al-Razzâq Al-San’ânî in Al-Musannaf p.226.
Sh. al-Albānī رحمه الله said:
“The Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم used to break the fast with THREE dates. He would eat three dates. Then he would pray Maghrib.”
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