Abu Abdissalam – How this One Phrase Can Unite the Ummah

Abu Abdissalam
AI: Summary © The speaker discusses the importance of Islam's teachings, including unity, peace, and brotherhood, and how it can build love and loyalty among Muslims. They also mention the importance of responding to a god-approved greeting with a simple statement of gratitude, and encourage viewers to share the video for rewarded followers.
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Imagine you are walking in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil.

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You're walking on your own chopping down the branches that have fallen in your way when suddenly you see a man waving at you from the distance. As he gets closer he says a Salam or Aleikum, a fellow Muslim you think to yourself, and immediately you feel a special connection with that man. Have you ever wondered why Muslims say As Salam Alikum and how can this praise be better than all the other greetings in the world?

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As salam Wa alaykum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh, your brother about this Salam, speaking to you from the blessed city of Mecca, that's my cutomer Corolla you see before Islam Arabs greeted each other with phrases like and when Saba Han But with the rise of Islam as salaam aleikum became the universal greeting among Muslims. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was asked what is the best thing in Islam? So he SallAllahu Ellefson replied, feeding others and giving the greeting of salaam to those who you know and those whom you do not know. And this hadith was reported by Bukhari Subhanallah this one phrase, a Salam or Aleikum that most of us use on a daily basis without even

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thinking about it turns out to be one of the greatest deeds in Islam. In fact, this beautiful Hadith takes us back to some of the core teachings of our religion, unity, peace and brotherhood. But why was this greeting changed with the coming of Islam the word salaam, which translates to the word peace in English, means harmlessness and protection from evil. So every time you greet someone with Salam, Salam Alikum, it's not merely a greeting, like Hello, or hey, you're essentially praying to Allah for their safety and peace. Isn't that beautiful brothers and sisters, that every time Muslims meet, they make dua for each other's safety from all harm and evil. In addition to that one of

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Allah's names is also a Salaam and this is intertwined with this greeting. So when you say A salaam aleikum, it's as if you're invoking Allah's blessings upon the person that you're speaking to. It's no wonder this greeting is superior to all others. You're seeking both protection from all harm and you're asking Allah for all good to be given to the person you're giving Sudan to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he associated spreading salaam with true Iman or faith. It fosters love and kinship to fundamental principles of our Ummah, of the Muslim nation. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, You will not have true Iman true faith, until you love one another. Shall I

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inform you of something which if you do, you will love one another, spread this alarm among yourselves Subhan Allah such a simple act, yet it strengthens bonds, reduces conflict and unifies the hearts. In fact, it builds love between us as Muslims. The Prophet sallallahu Sallam mentioned that we get more reward while giving salaam by adding the following words, so saying Assalamu Aleikum gives you 10 Good deeds while As Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah gives you 20 And saying, Assalamu alaykum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh who earns you 30 Good deeds, Allahu Akbar. It's so easy in our beautiful religion to earn good deeds, and raise our ranks in the sight of Allah subhanaw

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taala but what about when someone greets you with a Salam arlec? Well, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said a Muslim has five rights over his fellow Muslim, he should return his salaam he should visit him when he's sick. He should attend his funeral. He should accept his invitation and pray for His mercy for him. Meaning he should say of Himachal Allah when he sneezes so this hadith shows us that responding to a Muslim Salaam is obligatory and both a right and a duty. In fact, Allah subhanaw taala says in the Quran, why either for you to better hear Tim for how you will be asked any min Oduah in hola Cana, I luckily che in Hazaribagh when you are greeted with a salutation

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then return it with a better one or at least the same surely Allah takes good count of everything. So this is shows that it is obligatory mandatory for us to reply to the greeting of someone who's giving us Salam by at least equaling it or bettering it so if someone says Assalamu alaykum, we must at least reply by Wiley como salah. And if someone says As Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah, then we must at least say Wiley como Salam wa Rahmatullah we're not allowed to just stop at while equal was set up. And if someone says Assalamu alaykum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh we must also at least equal it by saying Wiley Khan was salam refer to lahaie wabarakatuh. As I mentioned earlier, the phrase As

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salam o aleikum is not just a greeting. It's a prayer, a gesture of peace and a sign of genuine love and care. So let's strive to spread Salam more often instead

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greeting each other with Hey or Hi, let's try to say a Salam aleikum and make this beautiful dua for one another. Don't forget to share this video with others, so you too, may get the reward of their Salah once again, I'm your brother. I bought this Sudan speaking to you from the blessed city of Mecca. Es Salaam or aleikum wa Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh.

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