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 to say ‘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.