9 Physical Traits of the Prophet ﷺ

  1. He was the most beautiful
    “Never have I seen anyone more handsome than Allah’s Apostle ﷺ.”(Muslim)
  2. His body was softer than silk
    I never touched brocade or silk and found it as soft as the body of Allah’s Messenger ﷺ (Muslim)
  3. His complexion was white
    I saw the Messenger of Allah ﷺ. I asked: How did you see him? He said: He was white, good-looking (Abu Dawud)
  4. His height
    Allah’s Messenger ﷺ was of medium height, having broad shoulders (Muslim)
  5. His hands and feet
    Narrated ‘Ali: “… his hands and feet were thick, his head was large, he was big-boned.” (Tirmidhi)
  6. He had some white hair
    I saw the Prophet ﷺ and saw some white hair below his lower lip above the chin. (Bukhari)
  7. His hair hung below his ears
    … with his hair hanging down on the lobes of his ears. (Muslim)
  8. His face was as bright as the moon
    “Was the face of the Prophet (as bright) as a sword?” He said, “No, but (as bright) as a moon.” (Bukhari)
  9. His scent was musk
    I never smelt ambergris or musk as fragrant as the fragrance of the body of Allah’s Messenger ﷺ (Muslim)

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