Salawat – The Eternal Benefits of Salawat

Salawat – The Eternal Benefits of Salawat
Contributed By: events coordinator
Organizing Institution: Aqeel Abbasi
Contact email: [email protected]
Start Date: October 7, 2022 (18:45)
End Date: October 7, 2022 (21:00 BST)
Cost: Free

Our beloved Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) was the greatest human being to ever live. He loved his ummah so dearly that he put his own life on the line and sacrificed for us immensely to convey the message of Islam, even before our existence. As a believer, it is crucial that we keep his presence alive and beating within our hearts. We are eternally indebted to Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him), for he is the one who lit the flame of faith in our hearts.

One of the greatest ways we can show our love and thanks to him (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) is by sending salutations and blessings upon him.

Join Islamic Help on Friday 7th October 2022 in the month of Rabbi al-Awwal (birth month of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) & spend the evening with Dr Hafiz Ather Hussain to gain a deeper understanding on the benefits of salawat and how to stay connected to our beloved Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him). What is salawat? How do we send salawat upon him? How does salawat benefit us? What is the importance of salawat? Dr Hafiz Ather will inshallah explain these points and much more.

The seminar will consist of:

*Introduction – What is salawat?

*The importance of salawat

*How does salawat benefit us?

-A means of our forgiveness

-Closeness to the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)

-Ease of provision

-The key to his intercession

-The means by which our prayers are answered

-How to send salawat to the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him)

The Teacher – Dr Hafiz Ather Hussain al-Azhari

Dr. Hafiz Ather Hussain is an Imam, published author and a researcher. He began his Islamic education by completing the memorisation of the Holy Qur’ān at the age of thirteen. Between 1996 and 1999, he studied at al-Azhar University in Cairo, the oldest seat of Islamic learning in the world. He specialised in Hadīth Studies, and graduated in BA Principles of Theology in 1999. Upon returning to England, he joined the University of Birmingham to study BA Political Science, and he graduated with First Class Honours in 2003. In 2006, he completed his MPhil in Theology on the al-Jāmī of al-Khatīb al-Baghdādī and in 2012, he completed his PhD in Theology (on the Nuzha of Ibn Hajar al-Asqalānī), all at the same university.


1. Strictly no video or audio recording is allowed.

2. Please try to wear a mask to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.

3. If you have any Covid-19 symptoms, please do not attend this event.

4. Seating will be segregated and is on a first-come, first-served basis.

5. Organisers reserve the right to refuse entry or evict any individual or group at any time at the organisers discretion.



Food will not be served at this event, as this event is in the evening, we appreciate that some people might want to bring food with them, this is perfectly fine however please try to avoid any food which carries a strong smell as this could disturb other attendees. We will try our best to have a snack stall available during the event where items can be purchased.

During the program there will be a fundraising segment in support of Islamic Help’s humanitarian aid projects.

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