Kissing The Mubarak Belly of Rasulullaah ﷺ

The Incident of Hadhrat Usayd bin Hudhayr Radhiyallahu Anhu

Hadhrat Abu Layla Radhiyallahu Anhu says that Hadhrat Usayd bin Hudhayr Radhiyallahu Anhu was a good man who was always smiling and jovial. One day as he was busy speaking to some people in the presence of Rasulullaah ﷺ and making them laugh. Rasulullaah ﷺ poked his side.

“You’ve hurt me,” he complained

“Then take your revenge” replied Rasulullaah ﷺ

Hadhrat Usayd Radhiyallahu Anhu remarked, “But you have a garment on while I do not.”

Rasulullaah ﷺ raised his upper garment and Hadhrat Usayd رضي لله عنه immediately embraced Rasulullaah ﷺ and started kissing his sides.

He said, “May my parents be sacrificed for you, o Rasulullaah This is all I wanted to do”

Hadhrat Sawaad bin Ghuzayyah Kisses Rasulullaah ﷺ Belly

Hadhrat Habbaan bin Waasi reports from senior scholars from his tribe that Rasulullaah ﷺ had the shaft of an arrow in his hand during the Battle of Badr as he was straightening the rows of the Sahabah Radhiyallahu Anhu. Hadhrat Sawaad bin Ghuzayyah Radhiyallahu Anhu was an ally of the Banu Adi bin Najjaar tribe was standing ahead of the row. As Rasulullaah ﷺ passed by him, Rasulullaah ﷺ nudged the shaft in his belly saying. “Get in line, O Sawaad. Hadhrat Sawaad Radhiyallahu Anhu said, “you have hurt me, O Rasulullaah, Allaah has sent you with the truth and with justice, so allow me to have retribution. Rasulullaah ﷺ uncovered his belly and said, “You may have your retribution. Hadhrat Sawaad Radhiyallahu Anhu then embraced Rasulullah ﷺ and started kissing Rasulullaah ﷺ’s belly

“What makes you do this. O Sawaad?” asked Rasulullaah ﷺ .

You can see what developments are (that a battle is looming), so I wish that my last meeting with you (if I am killed) should be with my skin touching yours” Rasulullaah e then made du’aa for him

The Incident of Another Sahabi Radhiyallahu who Kissed Rasulullaah’s ﷺ Belly

Hadhrat Hasan narrates that Rasulullaah ﷺ was once carrying the branch of a date palm in his hand when he met a man who had dyed his clothing yellow. Nudging the man’s belly with the branch, Rasulullaah ﷺ said, “Remove that Waras (A yellow herb that grows in Yemen). waras. Did I not forbid you (men) from wearing that?”

Although the jab made a mark on his belly, no blood emerged. The Sahabi Radhiyallahu said, “O Rasulullaah ﷺ! Retribution will have to be taken. The other Sahabah Radhiyalluhu Anhum exclaimed, “You wish to take retribution from Rasulullaah ﷺ ?”

He replied. “None has a skin better than mine.” Rasulullaah ﷺ then exposed his abdomen saying, “You may have your retribution.” The Sahabi then started kissing the belly of Rasulullaah saying, “I forsake the retribution on condition that you ﷺ intercede for me on the Day of Qiyaamah.”

Hayaatus Sahaabah Vol 2, pg 350

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