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The difference between salat & salam upon Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)

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Whats the difference between salat and salam on Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)

 

Answer

 

When one takes the name of Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam), he is required to send salat & salam upon him.

(Surah Ahzab, verse: 56)

Salat is translated as: salutations, and salam as: peace.

Salat is generally sent with the words: ‘sallallahu’alayhi’

and salam is sent with the words: ‘wasallam’

The above is merely an example of the common forms of salat and salam.

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

This answer was collected from HadithAnswers.com. The answers were either answered or checked by Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) who was a Shaykhul Hadith in South Africa, or by his son, Moulana Muhammad Abasoomer (hafizahullah), who is a Hadith specialist. 

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