On Prayers Upon the Prophet
Talut Dawood (translation)
Paperback, 82 pages
Gems from the 'Shifa' of Qadi ‘Iyad
Prayers upon the Prophet ﷺ are among the most important devotions by which the devout approach Allah. Due to this, many scholars have written treatises and even books on its rulings and merits. It is also for this reason that Qāḍī 'Iyāḍ devoted to it a section of his celebrated work, al-Shifā’. While the section is short, it provides a valuable entry into such literature, distilling rules and benefits for the seeker in brief expressions and beneficial narrations. We selected this section for quick study and review.
1: On the Meaning of Sending Prayers Upon Him
2: On the Ruling of Sending Prayers Upon Him
3: Situations in Which it is Recommended to Send Prayers and Peace Upon the Prophet ﷺ
4: On the Method of Sending Prayers and Peace Upon Him
5: On the Benefit of Sending Prayers and Peace Upon Him and of Supplicating for Him
6: Censuring Those Who Do Not Send Prayers upon the Prophet s.a.w. and the Sin That This Entails
7: On His ﷺ Being Singled Out for Having the Prayer and Salutation Upon Him Delivered to Him
8: Disagreement Over Sending Prayers Upon Other than the Prophet ﷺ and the Rest of the Prophets (peace be upon them)
9: On the. Ruling on Visiting Him, the Excellence of Those Who Visit Him and. Greet Him with Peace, and the Method of That Greeting
10: On the Etiquette of Entering the Noble Prophetic Masjid, Its Excellence and the Excellence of Madinah and Makkah
Insights into Sending Prayers upon the Prophet ﷺ.