Scholars from the Islamic tradition, past and present have spent much time penning praises for the Prophet Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peace. Allah has already guaranteed the rank of His Beloved Messenger, so the one who occupies his time, striving to develop a connection with the sublime Messenger benefits himself.
Through the generosity of Allah and His Messenger, may Allah bless him and grant him peace , certain formulas have been found to bring about specific benefits for the invoker. This concise work presents a selection of such formulas drawn from a number of larger works. It was collated by one of the great scholars of Tarim, Habib Sa’d al-Aydarus, rahimullah, whose lineage goes back to the blessed Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace.
“Whoever sends a blessing upon me once, Allah will send blessings upon him ten times, and ten of his sins will be removed and he will be raised ten degrees” (Al-Nasa’i).
Habib Muhammad Sa’d bin ‘Alawi al Aydarus, may Allah have mercy upon him, a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, was born in Tarim in 1351 AH/1932 CE. He has studied under many learned Imams and Shuyukh. He has composed over forty books, and led and participated in many lessons and gatherings of dhikr. He continued to reside and teach in Tarim, as a beacon of knowledge and a pillar of the community until he passed away in 2011.