Humorous Anecdotes: from the lighter side of Islamic history: Volume 1
Author: Moulana Afzal Ismail
Publisher: Muslims at Work (South Africa)
Humorous Anecdotes - From The Lighter Side of Islamic History [Volume 1]. It is proven from authentic hadiths that the Messenger of Allah (may Allah bless him and grant him peace) occasionally indulged in good light-hearted humor.
This compilation contain humorous anecdotes recorded in classical Arabic sources.
Hadhrat Ali ibn Abi Talib (R.A) mentioned: ''Amuse the hearts and engage in some light-hearted wit because hearts tire as bodies do.''
Ibn al-Jawzi mentioned: ''Ulama always expressed an interest in light-hearted humor and would lift the spirits of others because humor relaxes the soul and relieves the hearts of its burdens.''