The Saa`(measure) used by the Messenger of Allaah

Question 9: What was the amount of a Saa` in handfuls as was used by the Messenger (peace be upon him)?

Answer: What has been verified for us regarding the Prophetic Saa` is that it is four handfuls of a moderate-sized man. This is what was mentioned by some Muslim scholars such as Ibn al-Atheer in his book Al-Nihaayah and Al-Fayruzabadee in his book Al-Qaamoos… read more here