|Authentic Supplications of the Prophet
On Letter Writing Format (231)
| Allah the exalted said: <<It is from Sulaymãn,
and it is in the name of Allah The Ever Merciful, the Mercy Bestowing>>
'Abã Sufyãn said that the letter written to Hercules
by the Messenger of Allah
contained the following: Bismillãhir-rahmãnir-raheemi.
From Muhammad the slave, and messenger of Allah, to Hercules the
great of Rome. As-Salãmu `alã men 'ittaba`al-hudã,
(236) Surat 'An-Naml (#27) V.30.
(237) In the name of Allah the
Ever Merciful, Mercy Bestowing. From Muhammad the slave, and Messenger
of Allah, to Hercules the great of Rome, Peace be upon him who has
followed the guidance, as for what follows...
'Al-`Adawee said it was sound, and that it was reported by Al-Bukhãri,
page 14 of volume 11 of Fath Al-Bãree; Muslim, page
103 volume 12; At-Tirmithi, page 500 of volume 7; and that At-Tirmithi
said it was comely-sound.
© 1993 Waleed Al-Essa
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