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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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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 (صلوات) as follow: اللهم صل علی محمد و آل محمد It is factually a formula of praise and greetings to Allah (The ...
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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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What exactly is the philosophy behind sending blessings and prayer to our prophet in case of Allah and the angels?

Allah ordered us to send prayers and blessings to our prophet () saying: Indeed, Allah confers blessing upon the Prophet, and His angels [ask Him to do so]. O you who have believed, ask [ Allah to ...
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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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Should we say the Prophet's full name during 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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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 a ...
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Why we make salat for the prophet?

I was wondering why we make 'salat' for the prophet Muhammad (may peace be upon him) while he don't need it !