Keep reading salawat and try to read extra, especially during these last days of this holy month. The blessings of salawat are countless and in doing so, you are following a direction of Allah ﷻ in the Holy Quran. Allah ﷻ tells us He sends salawat as do the angels عَ, so let us join…Read more Salawat

Friday Reflections 22.10.2021

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! This week I discuss praying on the Messenger of Allah ﷺ also known as 'salawat' and 'durood', by reading from and commenting upon Ash-Shifa of Qadi ‘Iyad, translated by British scholar, Aisha Bewley, Part 2, Chapter 4, Sections 4-6 (p.256-262). This is a modern English translation of a classical text…Read more Friday Reflections 22.10.2021

Blessing of Salawat

Narrated Abu Hurayrah: The Prophet ﷺ said, “If anyone invokes blessings on me once, Allah will bless him ten times.” (Sunan Abi Dawud 1530)

Friday Reflections 19.03.2021

Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! Over the past year, I've been asked a number of times about reading dhikr (remembrance of God) and salawat (blessings on the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ and his family). So this week I read and discuss a little on this subject from The Encyclopedia of Islamic Doctrine, Volume 2, "Remembrance of…Read more Friday Reflections 19.03.2021