Rewards of Sending Durood upon Beloved Prophet صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ

March 01,2018 - Published 171 days ago

Rewards of Sending Durood upon Beloved Prophet صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ

In our religion Islam there are different types of zikar and every zikar have its own blessings but one zikar is always accepted in the court of Allah عَزَّ وَجَلَّ that is sending Durood upon the beloved Rasool صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ . In this piece of writing we will learn about the blessings of Durood shareef. As we know it is obligatory upon every Muslim to send Durood upon Holy Prophet صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ says in Holy Quran:

اِنَّ اللّٰهَ وَ مَلٰٓىٕكَتَهٗ یُصَلُّوْنَ عَلَى النَّبِیِّؕ-یٰۤاَیُّهَا الَّذِیْنَ اٰمَنُوْا صَلُّوْا عَلَیْهِ وَ سَلِّمُوْا تَسْلِیْمًا(۵۶)

Indeed Allah and His angels send blessings on the Informer of the unseen news (Prophet); O Believers! (You must also) send blessings and abundant salutations upon him.

(Al ahzaab, 56)

There are lots of blessed Ahadith describing the rewards of sending Durood upon Holy Prophet صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ. Some are given here:

The beloved Rasoolصَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ  said: The person closest to me on the Day of Judgment will be the one who would have recited Salat upon me abundantly in the world.

(Sunan-ut-Tirmiżi, vol. 2, pp. 27, Hadees 484)

The beloved Rasool صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ said: “Whoever recites Salat upon me once; Allah عَزَّ وَجَلَّ sends ten mercies upon him and writes ten virtuous deeds in his book of deeds.

 (Sunan-ut-Tirmiżi, vol. 2, pp. 28, Hadees 484)

The beloved Rasoolصَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ  said: The angels keep sending mercies upon a Muslim until he continues to recite Salat upon me. Now, it is the person’s choice whether he recites less or more.

 (Sunan Ibn Majah, vol. 1, pp. 490, Hadees 907)

The rewards of sending Durood upon Holy Prophet صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ are countless. It is beneficial for the sender in this world as well as in the world hereafter. Some of these rewards are discussed below:

Pleasure of Allah عَزَّ وَجَلَّ: The act of sending Durood upon Holy Prophet صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ brings about the pleasure of Allah عَزَّ وَجَلَّ. Allah عَزَّ وَجَلَّ is pleased with a person who recites Durood upon his beloved Prophet صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ and gives him countless rewards.

Intercession of Beloved Rasool صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ: On the Day of Judgment, when everyone will be in need of intercession for entering in Jannah, at that day the person who recites Durood will be blessed with the intercession of Holy Prophet صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ.

Sustenance is increased: The person who sends Durood upon Holy Prophet صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ receives its reward in a way that his sustenance is increased.

Forgiveness of Sins: Sending Durood upon Holy Prophet صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ is also a cause of forgiveness of sins. The recitation of Durood results into the forgiveness of sins of the reciter.

Increase in Virtuous Deeds: The reciting Durood upon Holy prophet صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ increases the virtuous deeds in the book of deed.

Elevation of Ranks: The ranks of the sender of Durood are elevated in this world and in the world hereafter.

Increase the love for Holy Prophet صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ: The sending Durood upon Holy Prophet صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ increases the love for Holy Prophet صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ in the heart of sender.

Cleanse Heart: The recitation of Durood cleanses one’s heart and keeps it away from doing sins and thinking bad.

Help in difficulties: A person who is indulged in difficulties should recite Durood as it helps to get rid of difficulties.

Get rid of pains: Different types of pains in the body can be removed by sending Durood upon Holy Prophet صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ.

Diseases are cured: The recitation of Durood is also a good cure of diseases.

Forgotten thing is recollected: Another blessed reward of sending Durood is that it causes the recollections of forgotten things.

Remains protected from backbiting: The persons if recite Durood upon Holy Prophet صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ when they meet they will remain protected from backbiting.

One gets privilege to see the blessed vision of Mustafa: Every Muslim wishes to see the blessed vision of beloved Rasool صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ. To fulfill this wish we should send Durood upon our beloved Prophet صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ abundantly.

Things will get easy over Siraat Bridge: On the Day of Judgment every person has to pass over the Siraat Bridge and it is very difficult task. To get things easy over Siraat Bridge one should send Durood upon Holy Prophet صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ and it will cause easiness at that difficult moment.

May Allah عَزَّ وَجَلَّ bless us with the love for beloved Rasool صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہِ وَاٰلِہٖ وَسَلَّمَ and enable us to send Durood upon him abundantly! Ameen

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Abdul Kadir

الحمد للہ عزوجل for this benefiting reminder.