Is There a Basis in Sending Exactly 40 Salutations on the Prophet?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum I have noticed the practice of sending 40 salutations on the prophet (may peace be upon him) is quite famous and was wondering if there was any basis for this. Is more reward attached to this number? Answer: assalamu alaykum The number forty can be viewed from […]

Could It Be Harmful to Send Too Much Blessings on the Prophet?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I have heard that there are certain dhikr that have the potential to harm an individual if done without a Shaykh. If someone did prayers on the Prophet in the thousands or tens of thousands, would it have the potential to be harmful? Answer: assalamu alaykum Scholars mention that […]

Do I Need to Send Blessings Upon the Prophet During the Prayer When I Hear His Name?

Answered by SeekersHub Answers Service Question: Do I need to say “sall Allahu alayhi wa sallam” when hearing the Prophet’s name recited in prayer? Is my prayer invalidated by merely thinking about him (peace be upon him)? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you well. 1. When the Qur’an is recited, […]

Do I Have to Send Blessings on the Prophet for My Dua to Be Valid?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Is it compulsory to send blessings on the Prophet(peace be upon him) before and after a supplication? Answer: Walaikum assalam, I pray this finds you in the best of health and spirits. No, sending blessings upon the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) before and after one’s supplications […]

What Is the Ruling Regarding Durud Taj? (Sending Blessings Upon the Prophet)

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: What is the ruling regarding Durud Taj? Answer: assalamu `alaykum It is permissible to recite Darud Taj. The basis when it comes to this ruling is that there is no fixed form stipulated by the law when it comes to sending blessings on the Prophet (God bless him) departure […]

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 […]

Can You Provide Me a Supplication Sending Peace and Blessings Upon All the Prophets?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaykum, Can you provide me a supplication in order to send peace and blessings upon all of the Prophets? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, A person can create and choose whatever form they deem appropriate in sending peace and blessings upon the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings […]

How Does One Recite the Tashahhud Correctly?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, (1) How does one recite the tashahhud correctly? (2) Is it true that in hanafi fiqh missing out sending blessings on the Prophet does not require performing prostrations of forgetfulness? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. (1) The […]

Is There Any Supplication to Die in a Good State of Faith?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaikum 1) Is there any supplication we can make so that when we die, we die in a good state of faith and free from sins? 2) Can we recite any supplication while in the last prostration? How do I send blessings to the Prophet (Peace and blesings […]

Sending Blessings on the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) after Asr on Fridays

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I am inquiring about a hadith I learned of today that states the great virtue in making durood on our nabi (SAW) 80 times after Asr Salat on Friday. Is this hadith implying a specific durood that we should be reciting or can we recite any durood? And do […]