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  1. Narrated 'lmran: Once we were travelling with the Prophet (ﷺ)and we carried on travelling till the last part of the night and then we (halted at a place) and slept (deeply). There is nothing sweeter than sleep for a traveller in the last part of the night. So it was only the heat of the sun that made us to wake up; and the first to wake up was so-and-so, then so-and-so and then so and-so (the narrator 'Auf said that Abu Raja' had told him their names but he had forgotten them) and the fourth person to wake up was 'Umar bin Al-Khattab. And whenever the Prophet (ﷺ) used to sleep, nobody would wake him up till he himself used to get up as we did not know what was happening (being revealed) to him in his sleep. So, 'Umar got up and saw the condition of the people, and he was a strict man, so he said, "Allahu-Akbar" and raised his voice with Takbir, and kept on saying loudly till the Prophet (ﷺ); got up because of it. When he got up, the people informed him about what had happened to them. He (ﷺ) said, "There is no harm (or it will not be harmful). Depart!" So they departed from that place, and after covering some distance the Prophet (ﷺ) stopped and asked for some water to perform the ablution. So, he (ﷺ) performed the ablution and the call for the Salat was pronounced and he (ﷺ) led the people in Salat. After he (ﷺ) finished from the Salat, he (ﷺ) saw a man sitting aloof who had not offered Salat with the people. He (ﷺ) asked, "O so-and-so! What has prevented you from offering Salat with us?" He replied, "I am Junub and there is no water." The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "Perform Tayammum with (clean) earth and that is sufficient for you." Then the Prophet (ﷺ) proceeded on, and the people complained to him of thirst. Thereupon he got down and called a person (the narrator 'Auf added that Abu Raja' had named him but he had forgotten) and 'Ali, and ordered them to go and bring water. So they went in search of water and met a woman (non muslim) who was sitting on her camel between two bags of water. They asked, "Where can we find water?" She replied, "I was there (at the place of water) this hour yesterday and my people are behind me. "They requested her to accompany them. She asked, "Where?" They said, "To Allah's Messenger (ﷺ)." She said, "Do you mean the man who is called the Sabi (with a new religion)?" They replied, "Yes, the same person. So come along." They brought her to the Prophet (ﷺ), and narrated the whole story. He (ﷺ) said, "Help her to dismount." The Prophet (ﷺ) asked for a pot, then he (ﷺ) opened the mouths of the bags and poured some water into the pot. Then he (ﷺ) closed the big openings of the bags and opened the small ones and the people were called upon to drink and water their animals. So they all watered their animals and they (too) all quenched their thirst and also gave water to others and last of all the Prophet (ﷺ) gave a pot full of water to the person who was Junub and told him to pour it over his body. The woman was standing and watching all that which they were doing with her water. By Allah, when her water bags were returned they looked like as if they were more full (of water) than they had been before. Then the Prophet (ﷺ) ordered us to collect something for her; so dates, flour and Sawiq were collected which amounted to a good meal that was put in a piece of cloth. She was helped to ride on her camel and that cloth full of food-stuff was also placed in front of her and then the Prophet (ﷺ)said to her, "We have not taken your water but Allah has given water to us." She returned home late. Her relatives asked her: "O so-and-so what has delayed you?" She said, "A strange thing! Two men met me and took me to the man who is called the Sabi' and he did such and such a thing. By Allah, he is either the greatest magician between this and this (gesturing with her index and middle fingers raising them towards the sky indicating the heaven and the earth) or he is Allah's Messenger (ﷺ), in truth." Afterwards the Muslims used to attack the pagans around her abode but never touched her village. One day she said to her people, "I think that these people leave you purposely. Have you got any inclination to Islam?" They obeyed her and all of them embraced Islam. Abu 'Abdullah said: The word Saba' means "The one who has deserted his old religion and embraced a new religion." Abu 'Aliya said, "The Sabi'un are a sect of people of the Scripture who recite the Book (Psalms of Sabi'un) they used to live in 'Iraq. They were neither Jews nor Christians."

    1. (SAHIH BUKHARI Vol #1, Hadith #344)
    2. (SAHIH BUKHARI Vol #1, Hadith #348)
    3. (SAHIH BUKHARI Vol #4, Hadith #3571)
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  2. Narrated Anas bin Mãlik: I saw Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) at the time when the Salat ul Asr was due. Then the people were searching for water for ablution but they could not find any. Then some water was brought to Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) and he placed his hand in the pot and ordered the people to perform the ablution with the water. I saw water flowing from underneath his fingers and the people started performing the ablution till all of them performed the ablution.

    1. (SAHIH BUKHARI Vol #4, Hadith #3573)
    2. (SAHIH BUKHARI Vol #1, Hadith #169)
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  3. Narrated Anas: It was the time for Salãt (prayer), and those whose houses were near got up and went to their people (to perform ablution), and there remained some people (sitting). Then a painted stone pot (Mikhdab) containing water was brought to Allah's Messenger (ﷺ). The pot was small, not broad enough for one to spread one's hand in; yet all the people performed ablution. (The subnarrator said, "We asked Anas, 'How many persons were you?' Anas replied, 'We were eighty or more'"). (It was one of the miracles of Allah's Messenger).

    1. (SAHIH BUKHARI Vol #1, Hadith #195)
    2. (SAHIH BUKHARI Vol #1, Hadith #200)
    3. (SAHIH BUKHARI Vol #4, Hadith #3573-3575)
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  4. Narrated Anas bin Mãlik: The Prophet (ﷺ) went out on one of his journeys with some of his companions. They went on travelling till the time of the SaIat (prayer) became due. They could not find water to perform the ablution. One of them went away and brought a little amount of water in a pot. The Prophet (ﷺ) took it and performed the ablution, and then stretched his four fingers on to the pot and said (to the people), "Get up to perform the ablution." They started performing the ablution till all of them performed the ablution, and they were nearly seventy or so.

    1. (SAHIH BUKHARI Vol #4, Hadith #3574)
  5. Narrated Anas: A bowl of water was brought to the Prophet (ﷺ), while he was at Az-Zaura'. He (ﷺ) placed his hand in it and the water started flowing among his fingers. All the people performed ablution (with that water). Qatada asked Anas, "How many people were you?" Anas replied, "Three hundred, or nearly three hundred."

    1. (SAHIH BUKHARI Vol #4, Hadith #3572)
  6. Narrated Salim bin Abi AI-Ja'd: Jabir bin 'Abdullah said, "The people became very thirsty on the day of Al- Hudaibiya (Treaty). A small pot containing some water was in front of the Prophet (ﷺ), and when he (ﷺ) had finished the ablution, the people rushed towards him. He (ﷺ) asked, 'What is wrong with you?' They replied, 'We have no water either for performing ablution or for drinking except what is present in front of you.' So, he (ﷺ) placed his hand in that pot and the water started flowing among his fingers like springs. We all drank and performed ablution (from it)." I asked Jabir, "How many were you?" He replied, "Even if we had been one hundred thousand, it would have been sufficient for us, but we were fifteen hundred."

    1. (SAHIH BUKHARI Vol #4, Hadith #3576-3577)
    2. (SAHIH BUKHARI Vol #5, Hadith #4150-4152)
    3. (SAHIH BUKHARI Vol #7, Hadith #5639)
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  7. Narrated `Abdullah:
    We used to consider miracles as Allah's Blessings, but you people consider them to be a warning. Once we were with Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) on a journey, and we ran short of water. He (ﷺ) said, "Bring the water remaining with you." The people brought a utensil containing a little water. He (ﷺ) placed his hand in it and said, "Come to the blessed water, and the Blessing is from Allah." I saw the water flowing from among the fingers of Allah's Messenger (ﷺ), and no doubt, we heard the meal glorifying Allah, when it was being eaten (by him).

    1. (SAHIH BUKHARI Vol #4, Hadith #3579)