On Overeating and Being Fat and Obese | No. 38: The Haafidh, The Imaam, The Hujjah, Abu Hamzah as-Sukkari said, “I’ve Not Eaten My Fill for Thirty Years, Unless …”
January 10, 2016 § Leave a comment
Imaam adh-Dhahabi said, “Abu Hamzah as-Sukkari [d. 167 AH]: the Haafidh, the Imaam, the Hujjah, Muhammad ibn Maimoon, al-Marwazi, the Scholar of Merv [a city in current day Turkmenistan]. An-Nasaa’i said about him, ‘Trustworthy [thiqqah].’ Al-’Abbaas ibn Mus’ab al-Marwazi said about him, ‘Abu Hamzah was someone whose du’aas would be answered.’
Mu’aadh ibn Khaalid said, ‘I heard Abu Hamzah as-Sukkari saying, ‘I’ve not eaten my fill for thirty years, unless I had a guest.’’”
Siyar A’laam an-Nubalaa, vol. 7, pp. 385-387.
For No. 37, see here.