108. Spreading the greetings of Salam (Peace)

Dua 234

السلام عليكم و رحمة الله و بركاته

Assalamu 'alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh

May the peace, mercy, and blessings of Allah be upon you


Dua 235

و عليكم السلام و رحمة الله و بركاته

Wa alaikum alsalam wa rahmatu allah wa barakatuh

And peace be unto you and God's mercy and blessings


Dua 236

The Prophet (SAW) said: "You shall not enter Paradise until you believe, and you have not believed until you love one another. Shall I tell you of something you can do to make you love one another? Spread the greetings of Salam (peace) amongst yourselves (i.e. between each other).

Reference: Muslim 1/74 and others.

Dua 237

The Prophet (SAW) said: "There are three things which whoever gathers all of them together, then he has gathered Iman (Faith): justice with oneself, greeting people with greetings of Salam (peace), and freeing oneself from stinginess."

Reference: Al-Bukhari, cf. Al-Asqalani, Fathul-Bari 1/82 as a statement of the Companion 'Ammar (RA).

Dua 238

Abdullah bin 'Umar (RA) said: A man asked the Prophet (SAW), "What is the best act of Islam?" He said, "To feed others and to give greetings of Salam (peace) to those whom you know and to those whom you do not know. "

Reference: Al-Bukhari, cf. Al-Asqalani, Fathul-Bari 1/55, Muslim 1/65.