Allah created Adam, He ordered him to go to a Group of Angels and to salute
them, and to memorize the words, responded by the Angels as that response shall
remain a prayer for his ensuring generations. Adam reached that group of Angels
and saluted them saying:
"Peace be upon you "
" Upon you too be the peace and mercy of
Holy Quran denotes that the Angels offer salute when they pluck out the souls
of the believers.
Those whom the Angels cause to die while
they are good. they say : Peace be upon you : Enter the paradise in
consideration of what you had done."
when these pious persons approach the gate of the Paradise, they will be
welcomed with same style by the in-charge gate-keeper:
"And those who fear their Lord will be led to
the Paradise group-wise so that when they shall reach it, and its gates opened,
its custodians shall say to them: Peace be upon you, you are good, so enter it
"The Angels enter upon them from every gate
(and say): peace be upon you because you performed perseverance. So how
pleasant is the last Home."
the paradise-occupants felicitate each other with the following words:
"Their salutation when they
shall meet Him will be: Peace."
son of Adam is your brother. I am your brother and you are my brother. She is
my sister and T am her brother. Among all these brothers and sisters, you
should prefer the relatives, but it does not mean that we have no human right
to fulfill. Despite every family, every brotherhood, every country and every
nation, each man has some right for other men. That right is that we should
call our brothers and sisters from Adam, to the truth, you should take the
initiative in salutation of one who accepts this call of truth irrespective of
his color, race or language, and regardless of your prior introduction to him
Likewise you should salute your House-dwellers while making your entry therein.
is natural that when two persons meet, they exchange their views with each
other. Before starting the talk, if you, keep in your mind that you have to
repeat to your addressee such words that may gladden him and open up his closed
mind, that person shall feel peaceful and shall turn to be lenient and
courteous while conversing.
Prophet (P.B.U.H.) has guided the mankind to exhibit the feeling of gaiety and
felicitation on joint-meeting. The best way of it is to pray for each other and
to wish the best. So one has to say: Peace be upon you, and the other has to
respond upon you too be the peace.
exchange of prayer strengthens the mutual tie of love and friendship. The
Prophet (P.B.U.H.) has said:
"You can't enter the paradise until you
believe, and you can't believe until you love each other and popularize the
salutation (SALAAM) among you."
you come across your brother, relative or friend, and salute them, it means
that your prayer has emanated from deep heart that Allah may secure their souls
and property, and protect their houses, and guard them along with their kids
and kins, and that their life in both the worlds may be happy and lustrous, and
that Allah may confer upon his brother, relative and friend these boons that
are known to him and those that are unknown to him.
a brother salute other, he really intends to say: O my brother! My heart is
fraught with boisterous feeling of love, sincerity, peace and security,
thereafter you should not be suspicious of me. My no attitude shall harm you.
If the words "peace be upon you" is uttered in the real letter and
spirit, the feelings of love, solidarity and loyalty shall emanate in your
addressee. The Prophet (P.B.U.H.), the real cause behind the creation of the
"Salaam, is one of the name of Allah who
caused it to come down on the earth, so you should spread it among you."
KHWAJA SHAMS-UD-DEEN AZEEMI
IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE MERCIFUL, THE BENEVOLENT
Dedicated to those scientists, who are inching towards the cognizance of the facts, spotlighted by Allah Almighty, in the wake of their intelligent observation for the top vertex of scientific achievement, which is not other than the "Disastrous end of the Universe". And this is probably during 15th century of Lunar calendar.