On the permission to drink while standing and clarification that it is better and more perfect to drink sitting

Riyad as-Salihin (The Meadows of the Righteous)

by Imam Nawawi

114. Chapter: On the permission to drink while standing and clarification that it is better and more perfect to drink sitting

767. Ibn 'Abbas said, "I gave the Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, water from Zamzam and he drank while standing." [Agreed upon]

768. an-Nazzal ibn Sabra said, "'Ali came to Bab ar-Rahba and drank standing. He said, 'I saw the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, do as you saw me doing.'" [al-Bukhari]

769. Ibn 'Umar said, "In the time of the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, we used to eat while we were walking along and we would drink while standing." [at-Tirmidhi]

770. 'Amr ibn Shu'ayb from his father from his grandfather said, "I saw the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, drink both standing and sitting." [at-Tirmidhi]

771. Anas reported that the Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, is that he forbade a man to drink standing. Qatada said, "We said to Anas, 'And eating?' He said, 'That is worse.'" [Muslim]

In a variant of Muslim is that the Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, disapproved of drinking while standing.

772. Abu Hurayra reported that the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, "None of you should drink standing and anyone who forgets, should make himself vomit." [Muslim]