Humorous Anecdotes - From The 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
This compilation contain humourous anecdotes recorded in classical Arabic sources.
Ali ibn Abi Talib 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 humour and would lift the spirits of others because humour
relaxes the soul and relieves the hearts of its burdens.''