Category Archives: Salawat

Salat al-Shafi’i

Ibn Bunan al-Asfahani (رضي الله عنه) says: “I once saw the Prophet (ﷺ) in a dream and asked, “O Prophet of Allah, have you given any special honor to Muhammad b. Idris al-Shafi’i?” The Prophet (ﷺ) replied: “Yes, I have asked Allah (ﷻ) to excuse him from reckoning on the Day of Judgement.” I asked: […]

Salat Al-Tajiyyah

The Salutation of the Crowning Adornment” [salatu-t tajiyyah] is a benediction that has found universal fame. It was written by Habib Abu Bakr b. Salim, Allah illuminate his resting abode, who is laid to rest in Aynat, Hadramawt. He is known by the epithet, “honour of creation” [fakhru-l wujud]. His saintliness and piety is widely acknowledged. This […]

Basha’ir Al-Khairat

For the Elect and the Elite [i.e. awliya-allah], their worldly pleasure is in worship and following the Prophetic way. They lead distinguished lives that are characterised by their preoccupation with: Allah, eminent is His Glory the Prophet, Allah bless him and give him peace the Hereafter This does not mean that they lead dreary or stoical lives without […]

Salat Al-Kanz Al-A’zam

The Salutation of the Most Splendid Treasure” [salatu-l kanzu-l a’zam] is one of the most blessed and beautiful salutations upon the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. It is attributed to both the lordly cardinal pole [al qutbu-r rabbani] Muhyiddin Abd al-Qadir al-Jilani and the proof of Islam [hujjatu-l islam] Imam Abu Hamid Muhammad al-Ghazzali (may Allah be […]

Salat Al-Nariyyah

The “Salutation of Engulfing Blaze” [salatu-n nariyyah] is recited with much faith and fervour in times of trials and tribulations in the Muslim world. Amongst its many names include, Salatu-t Tafrījiyya, Salāt-s Saif, and Miftāh Kanzu-l Muhīt. To achieve a legitimate worldly gain, it is proven to be of benefit to gather a group of 7 […]