Salawat is one of dua that are often read by Muslims and it is a dua that is called by the Prophet Muhammad Shallallahu ‘Alaihi Wasallam or Rasulullah. There are some types of salawat that was known by Muslims, such as Salawat Badar, Salawat Nariyah, Salawat Munjiah, and other salawat. You may also read Importance of reciting Salawat in Islam for blessing life.
That salawat is said to praise the Prophet Muhamad Shallallahu ‘Alaihi Wasallam and pray to Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala. This time, we will discuss about benefits of Salawat Nariyah as one of salawat that is many recited by Muslims. For more detail, let’s check this article.
The Meaning of Salawat Nariyah
We often recite salawat to praise the Prophet Muhammad Shallallahu ‘Alaihi Wasallam. Evidently, it has a special definition either according to language or term.
- Based on Language
The word of salawat comes from “salla” or “shalat”. Salawat is a plural from that two words which means dua. By language, salawat is meant as a dua. As it is mentioned in the word of Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala Surah At-Taubah verse 103 below :
خُذْ مِنْ أَمْوَالِهِمْ صَدَقَةً تُطَهِّرُهُمْ وَتُزَكِّيهِمْ بِهَا وَصَلِّ عَلَيْهِمْ ۖ إِنَّ صَلَاتَكَ سَكَنٌ لَهُمْ ۗ وَاللَّهُ سَمِيعٌ عَلِيمٌ
“Take [O Muhammad], from their wealth a charity by which you purify them and cause them increase, and invoke [Allah’s blessings] upon them. Indeed, your invocations are reassurance for them. And Allah is Hearing and Knowing.” (At-Taubah : 103)
- Based on the Term
While based on the terms, salawat is meant as praise to Rasulullah Shallallahu ‘alaihi Wasallam. As it is mentioned in the following verse :
نَّ اللَّهَ وَمَلَائِكَتَهُ يُصَلُّونَ عَلَى النَّبِيِّ ۚ يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا صَلُّوا عَلَيْهِ وَسَلِّمُوا تَسْلِيمًا
“Indeed, Allah confers blessing upon the Prophey, and His angels [ask Him to do so]. O you who have believed, ask [Allah to confer] blessing upon him and ask [Allah to grant him] peace.” (Al-Ahzab : 56)
Salawat Nariyah is known as Salawat Tafrijiya. It is called as Salawat Nariyah because there are people who said that this salawat was created by Syekh Nariyah. Syekh Nariyah lived in the era of Rasulullah Shallallahu ‘Alaihi Wasallam or he was known as one of companions the Prophet Muhammad Shallallahu ‘Alaihi Wasallam. [AdSense-B]
The History and Reading of Salawat Nariyah
As this is mentioned earlier, that salawat nariyah was created by Syekh Nariyah as one form of praise too Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala. Although some parties doubt it, reciting Salawat Nariyah is still allowed. This Salawat is intended to praise Rasulullah Shallallahu ‘Alaihi Wasallam for all of his efforts to spread Islam and establish tawhid at that time. The reading of Salawat Nariyah is :
“Allahumma sholli shollatan kamilah wa sallim salaman. Taman ‘ala sayyidina Muhammadiladzi tanhallu bihil ‘uqodu wa tanfariju bihil kurobu. Wa tuqdhobihil hawa iju wa tunna lu bihiro ‘ibu wa husnul khowatim wa yustaqol ghomawu biwaj hihil kariim wa ‘ala aaliji washosbihi fii kulli lamhatin wa hafasim bi’adadi kulli ma’luu mi laka ya robbal ‘aalamiin.”
The meaning :
“O Allah Our Lord, bestow seamless salutation and perfect peace upon our master Muhammad – through whom difficulties and calamities are relieved, needs are fulfilled, aspirations are attained, the best outcomes are achieved, and the clouds deliver their rain by virtue of his noble countenance. And bestow such salutations and peace upon his family and his companions at every moment that lasts the duration of the flickering of an eye or the drawing of breath, and do so to the number of everything that is known to You, O Lord of the Worlds.”
Benefits of Salawat Nariyah
As a type of salawat that the most was practiced by Muslims, Salawat Nariyah is believed to have many benefits for those who read it. These are some benefits of Salawat Nariyah : [AdSense-A]
- Eased The Rizq
Salawat Nariyah or it is also known as Salawat Tafrijiyah (Salawat that release difficultness), it is believed that it can ease rizq if it was read 11 times. Salawat is a dua. So that it can be a conductor of dua if someone asked for ease to get rizq. Imam Dainuri also mentioned that reading salawat nariyah 11 times after do Fardh Prayer can make someone’s fortune uninterrupted and it has a level like rich people.
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- Eased The Business
It is said, if Salawat Nariyah was read 31 times after doing benefits of praying fajr in the mosque, then Allah will launch every business and effort that do in the next day. So, it is better if after you did Subuh prayer, Muslims take the time to read this salawat.
In a hadith, it is also said that reading salawat has a very big antecedence. It can ease business and grant our wish. As the word of Rasulullah Shallallhu ‘Alaihi Wasallam :
قال رسول الله صلعم ” من صلى علي كل يوم مائة مرة وفي رواية من صلى علي في اليوم مائة مرة قضى الله له مائة حاجة سبعين منها في الاخرة وثلاثين في الدنيا .
“Whoever recite Salawat to me every day 100 times, in another narration said whoever recite Salawat to me 100 times in a day, then Allah will fulfill for him 100 intentions that the 70 will be given in the afterlife and the 30 will be given in the world.”
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- Keep away from illness and danger
Someone who reads Salawat Nariyah 90 times can avoid from all illness and other forms of difficultness. It is also given pleasure in the world and kept away from difficulties than can make his life difficult. You may also read Quranic dua for diseases.
- Granted the Intention
Salwat Nariyah that is read together and in a big assembly 300 times is believed that the intention will be granted by Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala. It is also prevented from any distress that can befall him. It is mentioned in the book of Khozinatul Asror which states that Salawat Nariyah is one of Salawat or dua that mustajab to ask for something and it will be well of it is read 444 times.
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If someone read 1000 times then for him (will obtain) what was not possible by human kind and will obtain what not had been seen by the eyes, nor had been heard by ears and not had crossed in the heart of humankind.
In another hadith, it is also mentioned that Salawat can release someone from narrowness and grant the intent of those who read it.
من عسرت عليه حاجته فليكثر بالصلاة وفي رواية فأكثر بالصلاة علي فانها تكشف الهموم والغموم والكروب ونكثر الارزاق وتقضى الحوائج
“Whoever his needs is difficult, then let you multiply with salawat, in sati history : then he multiply with salawat to me, then indeed it can open sadness and narrowness and it can increase rizq and all intents will be fulfilled.”
Thus the meaning and benefits of Salawat Nariyah that can be known. Hopefully it is useful for you.