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The Prophet (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم) called him astray who does not invoke blessings upon him. It is stated as follows:

Hadith #19

"He who forgets (abandons) to invoke blessings on me, misses the road (leading) to the Paradise."

References

►Ibn Majah, Sunan, b. of iqamat-us-salat was-sunnah fiha (establishing prayer and its sunnahs) ch. 25 (1: 294 # 908)

Ahmad bin Husayn Bayhaqi, Sunan-ul-kubra, 9:286.


Hadith #20

Abu Hurayrah (رضي الله عنه) also reported that the Prophet (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم) said:

"If people sit in an assembly in which they do not remember Allah nor invoke a blessing on their Prophet (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم), it will be a cause of grief for them (on the Day of Judgment)"

Reference

►Narrated by Tirmidhi in his al-Jami‘-us-saheeh, b. of dua (supplication) ch.8 (5: 461 # 3380), and he graded it hasan (fair) and sahih (sound).


7) The Prophet (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم) emphasized recite salat and salam abundantly

Hadith #21

Ubayy bin Ka‘b narrated:

I said, "O Allah’s Messenger, I invoke blessings upon you very frequently. How much of my supplication should I devote to you?” He said, "As much as you like." I said, "May it be a quarter?" He said, "As much as you like, but if you make an increase in that it would be better for you." I said, "May it be a half?" He said, "As much as you like, but in case you make an increase in it that would be better for you." I said, "May these be two thirds?" He said, "As much as you like but if you make an increase in it, it would be better." I said, "May I devote the whole of my supplication to you (that I make in my prayer)?" Thereupon he said, "In that case you would be free from care and your sins would be forgiven.

Reference

►Tirmidhi has graded it hasan (fair) and saheeh (sound) in his al-Jami‘-us-saheeh, b. of sifat-ul-qiyamah (description of Doomsday) ch.23, (4: 637 # 2457)

 

8) Blessings are Present on Friday

Hadith #22

Shaddad bin Aws (رضي الله عنه) reported that Allah’s Messenger (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم) said:

"The most excellent day is the day of Jumu‘ah (Friday). Adam was created on that (day) and on it the Trumpet will be blown and on it will (the people) loose their senses. So invoke blessings on me abundantly on that (day) for your blessings are presented to me"

Reference

►Ibn Majah, Sunan, b. of iqamat-us-salat was-sunnah fiha (establishing prayer and its sunnahs), ch. 79 (1: 345 # 1085); ibid, b. of jana’iz (funerals), ch. 65 (1: 524 # 1636); Abū Dawūd, Sunan, b. of salat (prayer), 1: 275 (# 1047)


Hadith #23

Prophet (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم) said:

"Invoke blessings on me abundantly on the day of Jum‘ah (Friday). Verily it is attended and the angels attend it, and none invokes blessings on me but his supplication is presented to me till he finishes it."

Reference

►Ibn Majah, Sunan, b. of jana’iz (funerals) ch. 65 (1: 524 # 1637)


9) The Prophet (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم) Receives the Greetings


Although angels are commissioned by Almighty Allah to convey the blessings on the Noble Prophet (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم), salam is directly received by the Prophet (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم). He has categorically and unambiguously said:

Hadith  #24

"Invoke blessings on me, since blessings invoked by you are conveyed to me wherever you may be."

Reference

►Abu Dawood, Sunan, b. of manasik (rituals of hajj) (2: 218 # 2042); ‘Ali bin Abu Bakr Haythami, Majma‘-uz-zawa’id, 2:247


It is revealed that the Prophet (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم) knows his lovers and listens to them. Once he said to his companions about Hadrat ‘Isa (عليه السلام) that he will return to this world. Then Hadrat Eisa (عليه السلام) will visit Madinah and the Prophet (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم) said:


Hadith #25

And when he (‘Isa) will stand beside my grave calling: "O Muhammad!" I will respond to him.

Reference

►Ibn Hajar ‘Asqalani, al-Matalib-ul-‘aliyah, (4: 23 # 3853).