Meaning of Assalamu Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuhu

What is the Meaning of Assalamu Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuhu?

Assalam (peace) is one of the names of Allah. To say Assalamu Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuhu (peace, mercy and blessing of Allah be upon you) means that you are in the protection of Allah, as Allah and His blessings be with you or in your company. Greeting everybody (saying ‘As-Salamu Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuhu’), whether an acquaintance or a strange, is a good quality too. Both these acts generate mutual love and remove hatred & ill-will from hearts. All other ways of greeting are no substitute for Islamic way of greeting.

Assalamu Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuhu meaning in English


‏اَلسَلامُ عَلَيْكُم وَرَحْمَةُ اَللهِ وَبَرَكاتُهُ‎


Assalamu Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuhu

The meaning of assalamu alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu in English is “peace, mercy and blessing of Allah be upon you”.

What is the benefit of saying Assalamu Alaikum?

Narrated by Abdullah bin Amr (Radiallahu Anhu): A man asked Allah’s Messenger “Which act in Islam is the best?” The Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) replied “To give food, and to salute everyone, whether you know them or not.” [by Al-Bukhari & muslim]

You should say Salam at the below mentioned time

  • Whenever you meet a Muslim brothers
  • While entering the majlis
  • Before starting the phone conversation
  • We would say salam before leaving
  • We will say at the end of the prayer
  • Before staring the speech or qutubah

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May Allah (SWT) accept all our good deeds and help us in the cause, forgive our mistakes and make us amongst the Muntaqeen & By His Mercy make us all Inhabitants of Jannah. Ameen ya rabbal’alameen.

Jazakkallahu khairan!

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