Fatwaa ID: 431
Is it established that Nabi ﷺ favorite color was green, due to it being the color of Jannah?
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.
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Nevertheless, I was unable to find any hadith suggesting that the reason Nabi (S) loved green was for the said reason. However, some of the commentators have suggested that this may have been one of the reasons. Irrespective, green is a blessed color.
And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
06/26/1444 AH – 01/19/2023 CE | AML1-6918
وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين
التيسير بشرح الجامع الصغير (2/232)
(ﻛﺎﻥ ﺃﺣﺐ اﻷﻟﻮاﻥ ﺇﻟﻴﻪ) ﻣﻦ اﻟﺜﻴﺎﺏ ﻭﻏﻴﺮﻫﺎ (اﻟﺨﻀﺮﺓ) ﻷﻧﻬﺎ ﻣﻦ ﺃﻟﻮاﻥ اﻟﺠﻨﺔ ﻭﺑﻪ ﺃﺧﺬ ﺑﻌﻀﻬﻢ ﻓﻔﻀﻞ اﻷﺧﻀﺮ ﻋﻠﻰ ﻏﻴﺮﻩ ﻭﻗﺎﻝ ﺟﻤﻊ اﻷﺑﻴﺾ ﺃﻓﻀﻞ ﻟﺨﺒﺮ ﺧﻴﺮ ﺛﻴﺎﺑﻜﻢ اﻟﺒﻴﺎﺽ ﻓﺎﻷﺻﻔﺮ ﻓﺎﻷﺧﻀﺮ ﻗﺎﻻ ﻛﻬﺐ ﻓﺎﻷﺯﺭﻕ ﻓﺎﻷﺳﻮﺩ (ﻃﺲ ﻭاﺑﻦ اﻟﺴﻨﻲ ﻭﺃﺑﻮ ﻧﻌﻴﻢ ﻓﻲ اﻟﻄﺐ ﻋﻦ ﺃﻧﺲ) // ﻭﺇﺳﻨﺎﺩﻩ ﺿﻌﻴﻒ
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