Al-Kāfi - Volume 6 > The Rare Ahadith
Hadith #17

مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ إِبْرَاهِيمَ الْجَعْفَرِيِّ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ الْفُضَيْلِ رَفَعَهُ عَنْهُمْ ( عليهم السلام ) قَالُوا كَانَ النَّبِيُّ ( صلى الله عليه وآله ) إِذَا أَكَلَ لَقَّمَ مَنْ بَيْنَ عَيْنَيْهِ وَ إِذَا شَرِبَ سَقَى مَنْ عَلَى يَمِينِهِ .

17. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Ali ibn Ibrahim al-Ja‘fariy from Muhammad ibn al-Fudayl in a marfu‘ manner has said, the following: “’A’immah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, have said that the Holy Prophet, when eating would eat from what was in front of (nearest to) him, and when drinking would offer water to one on his right side.’”