Sending a blessing (salutation) upon Mohamed - peace be upon him

September 13, 2019

مَنْ صَلّى عَلَيَّ وَاحِدَةً صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ عَشْرًا

“Whoever sends a blessing (salutation) upon me, Allah sends ten blessings upon him” (Muslim)

The meaning of Allah sending blessings upon a person is that He showers him with His mercy. However, a servant may receive, depending on the love, fervor, and devotion with which he or she made the salutation, much more than ten blessings. Another narration in Sunan al-Nasa`i adds, “By it Allah will [also] remove from the suppliant tens sins and raise his rank ten degrees [in Allah’s sight]. The Word Salawat, “salutations”, means more than sending blessings. Scholars explain that it also includes honoring and praising someone, making a good mention of them, elevating their status, and expressing love for them- all of which apply in the case of Allah sending salutations on His Messenger. (taken from Provisions for the Seekers, Hadith 201, page 90)  

صلى الله عليه وسلّم، صلى الله عليه وسلّم

صلى الله عليه وسلّم، صلى الله عليه وسلّم

صلى الله عليه وسلّم، صلى الله عليه وسلّم

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