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Why do we use different phrases for different prophets?

I would like to know the difference between salla allah alayhi wa salam, which we use for the prophet Muhammad and aleyhi salam, which we use for all the other prophets. Why don't we use ...
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Alahuma Salee w salem ala sydna muhammad?

What is the meaning of the following (Alahuma Salee w salem ala sydna muhammad), is the salaa mentioned here is the same sala that we perform, asking this to understand how can we say Allah ...
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Question regarding Durood Shareef

After reciting Durood Shareef (Allah Humma Salle Ala Muhammadin, and Allahumma Barik Ala), should we say our Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam's full name? Because, as we know, we should ...
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Is it required to recite durood in dua?

If someone does not recite durood in dua and plainly asks Allah for what he wants, is his dua valid? Does he have to recite durood in dua or is it optional? Please answer with proof. Thank you.
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Is using “PBUH” as respectable as saying/writing “Peace Be Upon Him”?

(I know very little about Islam so please keep your answers understandable to those that don't know all the terms.) I understand that "PBUH" is an abbreviation for "Peace Be Upon Him", which is an ...
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Is there any authentic hadith that the complete Salawat is “ اللهم صل علی محمد و آل محمد” ? (Sunni view)

I know it is the belief of Shia that we must recite the complete Salawat, so it is as follow: اللهم صل علی محمد و آل محمد but is there any authentic Hadith (Sunni view) that the perfect Salawat is ...
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Why so careful about honorifics?

Muslims will pretty much always include some honorific after the names of prophets and other religions figures (such as PBUH, etc.) Why are people so careful to always do this every time? Is this ...
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Whence came PBUH?

إِنَّ اللَّهَ وَمَلَائِكَتَهُ يُصَلُّونَ عَلَى النَّبِيِّ ۚ يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا صَلُّوا عَلَيْهِ وَسَلِّمُوا تَسْلِيمًا Indeed, Allah confers blessing upon the Prophet, and His ...
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to whom do we add the suffix (SAW)?

prompted from this discussion, there are various opinions as to who we are allowed to add the suffix sallah Allahu allehe wa salam. Allah and His angels send blessings on the Prophet: O ye that ...
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Is the “PBUH” suffix used for any women?

I've seen PBUH (Peace Be Upon Him) added as a suffix to many prominent males who are highly respected in Islam, e.g. Muhammad, Jesus, etc. My question is whether there are any women who have Peace Be ...
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ṣalawāt upon prophets - for the reader, the writer, or both?

This should be an easy one... I am not Muslim, but I am fascinated by religion and try to read etc on the major religions. I am unclear, however, about the correct use of ṣalawāt ("PBUH" etc) when ...