Imam al-Samiri al-Hanbali (d. 661H) on tawassul

Imam Nasrruddin Muhammad ibn Abdullah al-Samiri al-Hanbali (d. 616H), whom Imam al-Dhahabi described as “Shaykh of the Hanbalis” and “from the senior jurists”, mentions in his book “al-Mustawab” in the chapter “Book of Hajj” section “Chapter in visitation of grave of Prophet of Allah” that as part of the supplication one should say:

“O Allah you have said in your book about the Prophet salatonmassenger {And if, when they wronged themselves, they had come to you, [O Muhammad], and asked forgiveness of Allah and the Messenger had asked forgiveness for them, they would have found Allah Accepting of repentance and Merciful} and I have come to you seeking forgiveness, hence I ask You, to obligate forgiveness for me as you have made it an obligation for those who came to him during his lifetime”

after which he mentions the famous supplication of tawassul that was taught by the Prophet salatonmassenger:

“O Allah, I ask You and turn to You through our Prophet Muhammad, the Prophet of mercy; O Muhammad, I turn through you to my Lord, that He may fulfill my need”

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Taken from: https://twitter.com/balag40/status/777752082245939200

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