The Love the Companions had for the relics of the Messenger of Allah (SAWS)
After reading Qadi Iyad’s as-Shifa’a, I wanted to to make a post where I could take excerpts from the book with regards to the attachments the companions of the Messenger of Allah (SAWS) had for his belongings and other tangible things related to him.
I came across the following web site which had already carried out this task. The list of sources and quotes from hadith given are quite extensive. Also note the number of narrations taken from the collections of Bukari and Muslim, which should leave no doubt in the reader’s mind of their authenticity: