These two sayings attributed to Islam’s Prophet are almost comically OCD

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Brought to us by the fine scholarship of Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj  and Abu Dawud respectively, the below utterances attributed to Prophet Muhammad reveal not only an obsession with the most trivial facets of life, but also an obsessive-compulsiveness which would make Monk seem lazy by comparison!

“If any of you wipes yourselves with pebbles (answering nature’s call) he will do it an odd number of times.”

“If any of you urinates, he will not touch his penis with his right hand and if he relieves himself he will not wipe himself with his right hand…”

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