What does “Aale Muhammad” in Durood-e-Ebrahim mean?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: In namaaz we are reciting durood in which we say Aale Muhammed. What is the meaning of Aale Muhammed. Does it include all wives of  Nabi  (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) and all daughters and sons and their progeny till today and till the end of the world? Does it also include the progeny of Abbaas (Radiyallahu Anhu) and Ja’far (Radiyallahu Anhu)?


A: Yes.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)