Narrated by Ibn Umar:

The Prophet used to deliver his sermons while standing beside (or leaning on) a trunk of a Date Palm tree. When he had the pulpit made, he used it (the pulpit) instead (of the Date Palm tree). The trunk (of the tree) started crying/weeping (grieving out of love for the prophet) and the Prophet approached it, rubbing his hand over it (to sooth it and stop its crying/weeping).

[Sahih al-Bukhari, Volume 4, Book 56, Number 783]


Share if you have a heart. Ignore if you like to see trees cry, you sick **ck.

Update: The Mufti Council has issued a new fatwa which instructs Muslims to get rid of all pulpits in mosques and replace them with sentient trees. Follow the sunnah.

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