The World Federation One Stop Fiqh

Ruling 2655

A number of things are considered to be etiquettes of drinking:

  1. to drink water by sipping it;
  2. to drink water during the day while standing;
  3. to say ‘bismillāh’ before drinking water and ‘alḥamdu lillāh’ after drinking it;
  4. to drink water in three gulps;
  5. to drink water when one desires it;
  6. after drinking water, to remember His Eminence Abā ʿAbdillāh [Imam al-Ḥusayn] (ʿA) and his household and to curse his killers.