It is narrated from Abu Sa'id that Allah's Messenger said: "Beware of sitting in the pathways." They said: "O Messenger of Allah, We have necessities which we address in our gatherings." He replied: "If you must have your gatherings, then give the road its right." They said: "O Messenger of Allah, and what is the right of the road?" He said:
It was narrated by the Two Shaykhs. It is also narrated by Abu Dawud whose narration adds: "And giving directions." Al-Tabarani's version adds: "And rescuing the one in sorrow."
Allah's blessings and peace on the Prophet., his Family, and his Companions
Dr. G.F. Haddad
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