Sins of the Imagination

Ustadh Salman Younas is asked about imaginings resulting from the words and ideas of others or to hadiths, and what these  might entail with regard to one’s faith.   Question:   Assalam alaykum wa rahamt Allah wa Barakatuh. All I want to know is whether this way of imagining is sinful and the scale of […]

Can We Send Blessings to the Prophet While Picturing Him Before Us?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I was taught that when we say “assalamu alayka ayyuh al-nabi” it should be with the intention that our prayer is being conveyed by angels to the Prophet. (a) Is it permissible to believe that we are directly addressing the Prophet in the sense that his soul is present […]